Posts Tagged ‘couscous’

Roast Chicken and Bulghar Wheat Salad

A summery take on a simple roast chicken, eaten with this courgette and bulghar wheat salad, an extra smattering of pine nuts and some cooling, garlicky tzatiki.


Courgette Fritters with a Tomato and Almond Sauce

I’m aware this is another courgette recipe. What can I say? We’re overwhelmed, not only are we getting them from our vegbox but the marrows are also threatening to take over at the allotment we’re babysitting. Having said that, it’s amazing what the pressure to use up a couple of huuuge marrows can do, I’ve […]


Courgette and Bulghar Wheat Salad

Lovely nutty bulghar wheat with plenty of mint and coriander and fried pieces of courgette.


Sweet Root Vegetable Stew

This recipe is adapted from Nigella’s Feast, my favourite book after How to be a Domestic Goddess and is a perfect way to cook all the wonderfully sweet winter root vegetables that are about now, the spicy stew goes perfectly with the starchy sweetness of the veggies. I added chickpeas because I love them and […]


Couscous Salad

A simple recipe for couscous salad – mix it up with whatever you have handy.


Simple Chickpea Stew

This is simplicity itself. I wanted something vaguely healthy (chickpeas count as a portion of your 5-a-day) that was comforting, ideally eaten from a bowl with enough sauce to soak into some carbohydrate, my choice being couscous. A dollop of yoghurt on top (I love yoghurt) and you’re away. This is basically, onions, garlic chilli, […]


Moroccan Mackerel and Citrus Couscous

A healthy couscous salad flavoured with orange and ground coriander.


Roast Carrot and Couscous Salad

Having spent most of the weekend eating refined carbohydrate, cheese and drinking alcohol in various guises. I decided that I need to sort myself out and eat some actual vegetables. So, I decided to make loads of this salad as its an easy way to eat lots of healthy things, it travels well in a […]

Carrot salad

Sweet Vegetable Tagine

This is a step up from the ubiquitous vegetable tagines, there is a real depth of flavour here. You can’t really go wrong topping this pine nuts and coriander, they really counteract the sweetness of the tagine, plus I love pine nuts…Anything you can eat with bulghar wheat yoghurt is always a winner for me […]


Mushroom Stroganoff

When I’m not craving cheese and carbs, I usually want some sort of stew with a rich sauce you can pour over mashed potato or couscous to soak up all the juices, winter comfort food. This mushroom stroganoff dish is one such dish, flavoured with sherry and paprika. This looks like a lot of mushroom […]