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[…]

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[…]

Batchelors Pasta 'n' Sauce

Pasta ‘n’ Sauce

Batchelors “Pasta ‘n’ Sauce” sauces are pretty good cycling food and comes in all flavours. Nice little light packets, which make them perfect to carry in your panniers while touring. There are plenty of others brands out there that does pretty much the same. And you are spoiled for choice when it comes to flavours Read more about Pasta ‘n’ Sauce[…]

Leek, Potato and Spinach Frittata

Leek, Potato and Spinach Frittata

First things first, preheat the oven to 190°C/375″F/Gas 5. Dice the potato into 1crn (1/2in) pieces and pop them into a medium to hot ovenprooffrying pan with a few glugs ofolive oil. Give them a toss every minute or so while cooking. While they are sizzling away,wash and chop your leek by splitting it lengthways Read more about Leek, Potato and Spinach Frittata[…]