Jerusalem Artichoke and Mushroom Soup

When I went to the farm shop at the weekend to get vegetables and salad for the week I was surprised to see that they still had the knobbly but tasty Jerusalem artichokes. I usually have them as a purée but they worked so well in this earthy soup. The apple really lifts the flavour…

Delicious Whole Wheat Almond and Jam Tart

I do get a sweet craving now and then. I love bakewell tart and I had a little pot of jam in the cupboard that I hadn’t used from my christmas hamper so I thought I would try to make  a lighter version. This was so delicious, the base was short and biscuity, the jam…

Whole Wheat Pasta Salad with Halloumi, Lemon and Herbs Recipe

So I haven’t posted for a while due to the lovely weather we have been having in the UK. Halloumi is something we eat a lot of particularly in the summer and I wanted to try something different other than frying it as slice’s or cubes. I was on the great british chef site and…

Homemade Whole Wheat Pizza Base and Tomato Sauce Recipe

There is something satisfying about making your own pizza as you can add your favourite toppings and have the comfort that there are no preservatives in the pizza base. I like salami, mushrooms and artichokes on mine. The homemade tomato sauce makes such a difference there are only 4 ingredients, in a jar there are…

Whole Wheat Pasta with Courgette Sauce and Spinach Balls Recipe

This is one of my favourite dishes in a well know italian chef’s chain or restaurants. As spinach and courgettes are bang in season this dish came to mind and I wanted to try and make it myself. Gosh it was delicious and I found rolling the spinach balls really theraputic. To keep it in…