Pea, Edamame + Green Tomato Freekeh with Smoked Salmon + Poached Egg
Beans / Breakfast / Cheap + Cheerful / Cheese / Edamame / Eggs / Freekah / Lemon / Light Meals / Meals + Courses / Peas / Savoury / Wholegrains

Pea, Edamame + Green Tomato Freekeh with Smoked Salmon + Poached Egg

Gone are the days of boring breakfasts and lacklustre lunches. There is no reason to reach for the white bread and peanut butter come midday when, with a little thought and preparation, you can have a healthy, nourishing meal that makes you feel good inside and out. I know a lot of you are busy … Continue reading

Crispy Duck, Walnut + Pear Radicchio Cups
Duck / Fennel / Freekah / Lime / Lunch / Radicchio / Rice / Savoury / Spring Onions

Crispy Duck, Walnut + Pear Radicchio Cups

I love a duck, don’t you? This is a bit of a crowd pleaser – I cook up some freekeh or use up any left over brown rice from last night’s dinner, chop up some fennel and spring onion. Toss this with some beautiful crispy roast duck, toasted walnuts, sesame seeds, and spoon into perfect … Continue reading

Hot-Smoked Salmon, Roast Plum and Grain Salad
Basil / Freekah / Lemon / Lunch / Plums / Savoury / Seafood / Wholemeal Flour

Hot-Smoked Salmon, Roast Plum and Grain Salad

 At the heart of this autumn-inspired grain salad is sweet, sticky roasted plums flecked with lemon zest and given a subtle kick from a sprinkling of white pepper. Tossed with plump, chewy freekeh, hot-smoked salmon and basil this salad is a breeze to put together and a joy to eat. 6 plums, quartered, stones removed … Continue reading

Vegetarian Fried Freekah
Carrot / Chilli / Coconut Oil / Eggs / Freekah / Ginger / Lunch / Mushroom / Savoury / Tamari / Wholegrains

Vegetarian Fried Freekah

 Inspired by one of those ‘I really don’t feel like cooking’ nights, my Vegetarian Fried Freekah celebrates the versatility of the comforting Chinese classic we all know and love. Fresh stir-fried seasonal vegies alongside coriander, ginger, tamari and plenty of plump, chewy freekah this recipe is fast to make and even faster to eat. Perfect for … Continue reading

Roasted Portobello Mushroom & Friends
Freekah / Goat's Cheese / Mushroom / Paprika / Savoury / Uncategorized / Walnuts / Wholegrains

Roasted Portobello Mushroom & Friends

I have only recently discovered the many qualities of freekah. This ancient variety of wheat, when combined with strong flavours, has a unique texture and taste that offers a nice change to the ‘sexy grains of the moment’ like quinoa and buckwheat. The recipe for my sunflower seed and goat’s cheese-flecked pumpkin and mushroom salad … Continue reading

Winter Freekah and Berry Breakfast Bowl
Berries / Breakfast / Freekah / Wholegrains / Yoghurt

Winter Freekah and Berry Breakfast Bowl

Winter calls for cosy, comforting bowl foods – especially in the morning when even the sun is struggling to gather the energy to rise and shine. My Freekah and Berry Breakfast Bowl is better than milk and weet-bix, I promise. Plump, chewy freekah is sweetened with honey-yoghurt and ruby red berry compote, and given crunch … Continue reading