Cumin-roasted beetroot and chickpeas

cumin-roasted beetroot with chick peas

This dish was created in honour of The Largest Beetroot in the World, which came in our organic box this week. It weighed in at a massive 850g and was about the size of Kipper’s head. According to nutritiondata.com, an average 2-inch diameter beet weighs a mere 82g, so this whopper was …

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Potato and carrot layer bake

potato and carrot layer bake

This is another recipe that originally comes from my Mum. It is fabulous because it’s dead easy to make, and you get your spuds and veg all in one go. Oh, and it’s totally delicious. The other thing that makes it brilliant is that you can get it ready in …

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Peperonata – Italian pepper loveliness!

pepperonata

Kipper loves peppers. She once had a meltdown in a supermarket because she wanted to buy a huge yellow one. When we got home, I was unpacking the shopping and turned around to find that she’d taken it out of the bag and was chomping away on it as though …

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Cauliflower risotto with crispy eggs

cauliflower risotto with crispy egg

We get an organic vegetable box delivered weekly. It’s quite fun because I’m never organised enough to specify what goes in it, so we get a random selection of things and then have to invent ways of eating them. Mostly the results are deliciously edible. BUT, I thought that there …

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Quesadilla pizza hybrid

quesadilla-pizza

I had been planning to make pizza for dinner, to use up some mozzarella and assorted vegetables that were in the fridge. I told Kipper, thinking that we could have some fun making the dough together, stretching it out, doing the toppings… “I don’t like pizza!” Really? You always liked …

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