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

Cauliflower, Goat’s Cheese + Smashed Pea Frittata
Baking / Cauliflower / Cheap + Cheerful / Coconut / Eggs / Lemon / Light Meals / Lunch / Main Course / Meals + Courses / Peas / Savoury / Special Diets / Vegetarian

Cauliflower, Goat’s Cheese + Smashed Pea Frittata

A beautiful frittata made from golden-yolked eggs from free-range chooks, cauliflower, peas that have been pounded with lemon and dill, and crumbly goat’s cheese. This is a great alternative to heavy, cheesy omelette recipes, and perfect tomorrow’s lunch – served hot or cold with a big green salad… eggy heaven.   5 eggs ¼ cup … Continue reading

Cold Smoked Ocean Trout + Peas with Minty Crème Fraiche
Breakfast / Chilli / Creme Fraiche / Lemon / Lunch / Mint / Peas / Pinenuts / Rocket / Salmon / Savoury / Seafood / Seaweed / Trout

Cold Smoked Ocean Trout + Peas with Minty Crème Fraiche

When it’s warm outside it’s natural to crave lighter, fresher tasting foods. On days when the mercury has risen beyond my comfort level, cold-smoked fish is my go-to for a fast, healthy lunch or light dinner that is both nourishing and satisfying. Trout, like salmon, mackerel, sardines, dark green veggies, walnuts and linseed, is chock-full … Continue reading

Green Eggs
Baking / Breakfast / Coriander / Edamame / Eggs / Goat's Cheese / Kaffir Lime / Lime / Lunch / Panko Breadcrumbs / Peas / Savoury / Spelt Flour / Wholemeal Flour

Green Eggs

I think eggs are great. They are nutrient-packed little health bombs that satisfy and delight whatever hour of the day. They can also be eaten very simply or tarted up in a number of different ways. This recipe is a cheeky vegetarian riff on the British classic, the Scotch Egg. Traditionally, the egg is hard-boiled, … Continue reading

Crispy, Golden Sweet Potato & Ricotta Gnocchi with Peas & Blistered Tomatoes
Cheese / Eggs / Goat's Cheese / Lunch / Parmesan / Pasta / Peas / Potato / Ricotta / Savoury / Spinach / Sun-dried Tomatoes / Sweet Potato / Tomato / Wholemeal Flour

Crispy, Golden Sweet Potato & Ricotta Gnocchi with Peas & Blistered Tomatoes

Not much has changed since my last post, the days are still biting cold and the skies are still flint grey, and I still have a raging appetite for foods that induce cosiness, warmth and savoury satisfaction. Perhaps one of the positives of the wintery bleakness is the attraction of the kitchen and the time … Continue reading

Baby Pea, Edamame, Basil + Feta Tarts
Baking / Basil / Cheese / Cucumber / Goat's Cheese / Lunch / Peas / Puff Pastry / Savoury

Baby Pea, Edamame, Basil + Feta Tarts

If you’re searching for something to munch on that is bright, light, invigorating, fresh and cheesy, these lovely Baby Pea, Edamame, Basil + Feta Tarts are just the thing. Shockingly green and sweet baby peas, edamame beans, basil and little white nuggets of salty feta are delicious piled on top of crisp puff pastry. A … Continue reading

Grilled TLT
Avocado / Lunch / Peas / Savoury / Tofu / Tomato / Wholegrains

Grilled TLT

 A simple and delicious midday-munchie. A vegetarian twist on the classic BLT sandwich, my Grilled TLT includes sweet and spicy marinated tofu alongside slow-roasted grape tomatoes, spring leaves, tomato-chilli chutney, and a generous spreading of lime-peppered avocado and pea puree on two slices of grainy sourdough bread. Fantastically simple to prepare and perfect for those … Continue reading

Grilled Sardines with Fig-glazed Jamon and Fresh Pea Remoulade
Buckwheat / Grapes / Lunch / Peas / Prosciutto / Savoury / Seafood

Grilled Sardines with Fig-glazed Jamon and Fresh Pea Remoulade

I like fish. No, that’s wrong. I love fish. So, given my ardent affection for water-dwelling creatures I thought I’d make the most of the fresh sardines at my local market. My Grilled Sardines with Fig-glazed Jamon and Fresh Pea Remoulade recipe is simple, delicious, fresh and embarrassingly easy to prepare. Grilled at a very … Continue reading

Zesty Spring Pea and Mint Zucchini Spaghetti
Lemon / Mint / Peas / Savoury / Zucchini

Zesty Spring Pea and Mint Zucchini Spaghetti

This version of zucchini spaghetti is very different than the traditional Italian Mamma’s version, since the zucchini actually is the spaghetti. Using my new favourite kitchen gadget – the Spiral Slicer, which turns vegetables into noodles – I have given the Italian pasta a little makeover. The result delivers all the flavours and textures of … Continue reading