posion cake

Poison cake aka Grøn Giftkage

In Denmark, way back when, we had something at school we called a free hour. I think they’re called free periods in the UK. The free hour was a chance to talk about current news events, or bullying, or as a bit of extra time to work on a school project. But, most importantly, it Read more about Poison cake aka Grøn Giftkage[…]

Bombay New Potatoes

Bombay New Potatoes

3 glugs of olive oil 1 tsp cumin seeds 1 tsp mustard seeds ½ a thumb of ginger, peeled and finely grated 1 large garlic clove, peeled and crushed 1 red onion, peeled and finely sliced 1 tsp turmeric 1 tsp garam masala ½ tsp chilli powder Enough new potatoes for 4, scrubbed and cut Read more about Bombay New Potatoes[…]

peanut butter and raspberry jam muffins with yoghurt

Peanut butter and raspberry jam muffins with yoghurt

Ingredients: 1 cup flour 1/3 cup sugar 1 tsp baking powder 1/4 tsp salt 2 eggs 1/2 cup plain yoghurt 4 tbsp peanut butter (crunchy) 2 tbsp olive oil 3 tbsb raspberry jam Method: In a large bowl, combine the dry ingredients. In a small mixing bowl, beat the eggs, yoghurt, peanut butter and oil Read more about Peanut butter and raspberry jam muffins with yoghurt[…]

Herby rice salad with haloumi

Herby rice salad

800 g brown rice Marigold bouillon or vegetable stock 1 yellow pepper, finely diced 1 small onion, finely minced 6 mushrooms, finely diced 10 cherry tomatoes, halved A handful of fresh coriander, roughly chopped For the salad dressing: 4 tbsp olive oil Grated zest and juice of 1 unwaxed lemon 1 tsp honey 1 clove Read more about Herby rice salad[…]

Garlicky mushroom spaghetti

Garlic mushroom spaghetti

This was tonight’s dinner, kinda mushroom pesto with garlic. Again something she just knocked up in the kitchen and turned into a ever so yummy meal. A few splashes of olive oil 1 onion, finely diced 5 large garlic cloves, finely chopped 400g mushrooms (any variety). Roughly chop half of them. Whizz the other half Read more about Garlic mushroom spaghetti[…]

Vegetarian Shepherd's Pie

Vegetarian Shepherd’s Pie

Now this is where Peli comes up trumps every time. A few days ago we had totally forgotten that our good friends were coming over for dinner. We had planned a night in, and had not really given much thought about what to cook for our guests. She just walked into the kitchen, had a Read more about Vegetarian Shepherd’s Pie[…]