Steamed Nori Chicken with Tamari + Ginger Mushrooms
Broccolini / Cheap + Cheerful / Chicken / Chilli / Coriander / Dairy-Free / Ginger / Light Meals / Main Course / Meals + Courses / Mushroom / Savoury / Special Diets / Spring Onions

Steamed Nori Chicken with Tamari + Ginger Mushrooms

A great way to add a bit of interest and style to steamed chicken. Free-range chicken breasts are stuffed with stir-fried mushrooms with ginger, a mixture of tamari, oyster sauce, mirin, sesame oil, and a kiss of chilli. Everything is rolled up in sheets of nori and steamed in a bamboo basket. This method allows … Continue reading

Cavolo Nero, Mushroom + Ricotta Pie
Baking / Capers / Cheap + Cheerful / Cheese / Filo Pastry / Lemon / Light Meals / Main Course / Meals + Courses / Mushroom / Ricotta

Cavolo Nero, Mushroom + Ricotta Pie

The thing I love about filo pastry is that its uses are endless. Savoury, sweet, dinner-party worthy or casual afternoon tea, filo is a wonderful ingredient to have on hand. This recipe is my play on the traditional Greek favourite, spanakopita. It combines the earthy flavour of a mish-mash of market mushrooms with chopped cavolo … Continue reading

Mixed Mushroom, Pancetta, Thyme + Spinach with Pappadelle
Cinnamon / Cream / Lemon / Lunch / Mushroom / Parmesan / Pasta / Savoury / Spinach

Mixed Mushroom, Pancetta, Thyme + Spinach with Pappadelle

The earthy combination of smoky pancetta, mixed wild mushrooms with a touch of cream, thyme and fresh egg pasta makes for a beautiful heart and belly-warming dish for a chilly evening. As we begin to store away our summer dresses, shorts, and sandals and pull out autumn knits, socks, and boots, this recipe is a … Continue reading

Portobello Parcels
Baking / Breakfast / Cheese / Lentils / Lunch / Mushroom / Parmesan / Pinenuts / Savoury

Portobello Parcels

All wrapped up like a present, these charming individual portobello mushrooms are winners for an easy mid-week meal, as they require very little fuss and effort. Sweet, earthy lentils are tossed with baby spinach, fresh parsley, pine nuts and red onion, topped with lots of parmesan and black pepper. All this goodness is sandwiched between … Continue reading

Beef and Wild Mushroom Stroganoff
Beef / Lemon / Mushroom / Paprika / Pasta / Savoury / Sour Cream / Wholegrains

Beef and Wild Mushroom Stroganoff

A hearty supper dish made with wholewheat spaghetti, plenty of market mushrooms and tender strips of beef draped in a creamy, garlic and paprika-charged sauce. It might not be as good as your Gran’s, but it sure comes close. This one’s for you Dad. 2 x 800g rump steaks organic beef if possible 2 tbsp … 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

Grilled Peach and Portobello Toastie
Avocado / Lemon / Lunch / Mushroom / Peach / Uncategorized

Grilled Peach and Portobello Toastie

When it comes to mustering up your midday meal, don’t be shy. Life’s too short for plastic-cheese and packet ham on two slices of white bread. For anyone looking for a substantial, satisfying, nutritious lunch – my Peach and Portobello Toastie is hard to beat. Rosemary and paprika marinated portobellos alongside sweet and juicy peaches, … 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