Mediterranean Halloumi Salad and Herb Dressing

I love dried herbs they add flavour to anything. My favourites are oregano, thyme and rosemary. When I was in Greece they served a salad dressing like this over their feta Greek salad. I used halloumi in mine but I tried to recreate the dressing and it was yummy. Ingredients (serves 2) For the Salad…

Chorizo on Middle Eastern Pomegranate Molasses Haricot Beans

I love Middle Eastern flavours. I was tidying up my store cupboard and at the back was half a bottle of pomegranate molasses, I was determined to use it in something so this salad was born. My friend is Israeli and she brought me back some Zaatar that her family had made. It’s delicious and…

Cumin Beetroot and Lentil Salad with a Harissa and Orange Dressing

Lightly spiced beetroot on earthy lentils all topped off with a zingy and spicy fragrant dressing. I love summer but I also love this time of year with comforting food and warming spices. This is a yummy Middle Eastern flavoured salad all the flavours are already married together and are well tested and enjoyed. Ingredients…

Hoisin and Soy Sauce Tempeh Noodle Salad

It’s time for some tempeh again. I went down the Asian route again as I love it so much as the tempeh really soaks up the yummy flavours. Next time I’m going to go down a different route I think. I always keep a bag of edamame beans in the freezer and just rinse them…

Roasted Vegetables on Couscous with a Zaatar Dressing

This is an easy dish as I just bought some prepared mixed vegetables from the supermarket and put them in the oven. Couscous is easy to make too. I love couscous and Zaatar together it tastes so exotic and the flavours are so layered. This is just a yummy dish packed full of flavours. Ingredients…

Charred BLT Salad with Garlic Mayo

Bacon, lettuce and tomato … yes please! BLT flavours are so comforting and familiar. I really fancied jazzing it up into something different. This recipe is actually quite easy. I always chuck any leftover bread in my air fryer as it’s so simple. This has everything, salty pancetta, sweet tomatoes, Smokey lettuce and a creamy…

Chargrilled Courgettes and Borlotti Bean Salad with a Tahini Dressing

Sometimes a veggie healthy salad hits the spot. Anything chargrilled tastes good with that smokey flavour and the lovely crunchy bits. Borlotti beans are so creamy and add abit of colour. I also think trying different pulses are great but I can’t be bothered to soak raw pulses as they are in every supermarket in…

Chorizo and Chickpea Salad with a Lemon and Dill Dressing

This is such a versatile salad and the bonus is its healthy, colourful and very tasty. The dill and lemon together are so fresh, it works so well with the chickpeas and chorizo. I have learnt a tip with chickpeas, once drained I gave the a good rub and then pick off as many skins…

Thai Rice Salad with a Crispy Egg

So I had some leftover rice which was cold so I decided to do a rice salad. All I had in the fridge was a few mushrooms, an egg, a sweet baby pepper and a shallot. I decided to go down the Thai route as I had no protein and Thai works really well as…