Feta, Olive and Tomato Salad with a Herb and Lemon Dressing

I got some really good quality feta cheese and olives from a farmer’s market so I wanted to use them in a simple way. The dressing matches the flavours perfectly. I didn’t toss the feta or olives in the dressing as I wanted to keep their flavour fresh. All the other ingredients really complimented everything….

Homemade Tomato Salsa

I didn’t realise how making my own salsa would taste so much better than the shop bought varieties and of course there isn’t any nasty preservatives or funky named substitutes in a homemade salsa. It is also so versatile you can add anything you want regarding the herbs and spices. This is perfect as a…

Griddled Chorizo on a Pickled Fennel, Lentil and Tomato Salad

When I was out to lunch recently I had a dish which came with quick pickled cucumber and courgette salad, it was so delicious. I did this version using fennel as it holds up well to flavouring and I knew it wouldn’t get too soft. The pickling liquid isn’t too overpowering at all it actually…

Bacon, Lettuce and Tomato Salad (BLT)

I do like a BLT sandwich so I decided to make it as a salad destructed. I also used the method where you toss the croutons in the juices of the tomatoes. This salad tastes so great and it’s full of yummy flavours Ingredients 1 slice of sourdough, roughly torn 1 tbsp olive oil 2…

Ham, Black Eyed Bean and Marinated Tomato Salad

As the autumn is in full swing the tomatoes this time of year aren’t at their best so marinating them really maximises their sweetness and it doubles up as a dressing. Pulses are so good for you and now you can buy them in tins they are really easy to drain and chuck into salads….

End of Summer Chicken, Chorizo, Courgette and Tomato One Pot

We have been so lucky with our late summer vegetables this year. The tomatoes aren’t as sweet as the height of summer so they work really well being cooked. This is a light tasty one pot dinner using up the last bits of summer vegetables. The chorizo adds a really nice smokiness and meaty flavour….

Homemade Tomato Sauce and Cheese Nachos

As the summer was late and hot this year I still have some tomatoes left. They aren’t as sweet as they are in the height of summer so cooking them is a good idea. I had some tortilla wraps left over from my work lunches so decided to have a go at my my own…

Pan Fried Sea Bass with Cherry Tomato, Wine and Thyme Sauce

Tomatoes are so amazing this time of year we are having them in salads, oven bakes and in sauces. Sea bass is another great summer ingredient so I combined the two together. This is a fresh tasty summery dinner. The fish, tomatoes and thyme really compliment each other. Ingredients (serves 2) 2 sea bass fillets,…