Bali Salsa Salad Bowl

Another tasty and easy salad recipe from Bali… Salad: Chopped romaine lettuce Shredded carrots Bean mix (I would personally opt for kidney and black bean for extra protein) Chopped tomatoes Diced onions Chopped yellow, green and red peppers Dressing: Squeeze of lime juice Glug of good quality olive oil Salt and pepper First whiskey these […]

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Bali Surfers Bowl

I got this amazing salad in Canggu (Bali) from a place on the beach and I felt I had to share this simple beauty with you. These are commonly known as Buddha bowls. They are super filling and pack a nutrient-dense punch. I think I’ll be making this a lot when I get home! In […]

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Coconut stew recipe

Another of the recipes from my Indonesian cooking class Suitable for vegetarians and vegans… Ingredients: Fresh coconut milk (see how to make yourself here) Garlic Shallot Carrot Aubergine (eggplant) Green beans Chayote Crispy onions Cut the beans into 1 -2 inch pieces, slice the carrot and cut the aubergine and chayote into small chunks. Crush […]

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Fresh Gado Gado recipe

An Indonesian dish that I learned from a cooking class in Yogyakarta… Suitable for vegetarians and vegans For the Peanut / Satay sauce: Roasted peanuts Garlic Shallots Chilli to taste Roast the peanuts in the oven or fry over high heat in a wok with a little oil. With a pestle and mortar crush the […]

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Spanakopita – Greek Spinach pie

I’ve recently rekindled my love for Pinterest (you can follow me here) and was inspired by a recipe. I tweaked the recipe somewhat and here it is… Ingredients: 3 tbsps extra virgin olive oil 1 chopped shallot 1 tspn chopped garlic 1/2 large bag of frozen chopped spinach (about 450 g) 1/2 tub of low […]

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Quick, Easy & Healthy Instant Noodles

Since September is upon and we are fast moving into the colder depths of British weather, surely we are all looking for quick, hearty and warming lunch ideas to replace the obligatory Summer salad? I always got compliments from colleagues at work whenever I took this lunch in as it looks colourful and appealing. This […]

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Lemon & Lavender Cupcakes

Lemon & Lavender cupcakes…   Ok, I will be the first to admit I am not the next Great British Bake Off champion. I don’t bake often and I don’t tend to bother reading instructions so the consequences of my baking endeavours tend to be disastrous. So, this recipe is blindingly simple, if I can […]

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