Posts Tagged ‘pepper’


Caponata is made for the height of summer, when aubergines, peppers and tomatoes are at their best. While it’s not exactly summer yet, even though this weather is fooling us somewhat, there are┬ásome beautiful aubergines in Brixton market; if you can’t find nice ones, then save this recipe for August. Caponata is a Sicilian vegetable […]



This is perfect for eating with a big group of friends. Surprisingly healthy, this is full of veggies and will make a couple of chicken breasts go a really long way.


Beef Goulash

Our vegetable box is delivered on Friday, so my current Saturday morning routine consists of getting up in time for Saturday Kitchen, sitting amidst my various cookbooks and looking for new recipes to try with my muddy bounty. One eye on James Martin, one on the books. My routine was somewhat upset this week as […]


Simple Egg Fried Rice

A simple recipe, perfect for using up leftovers and shoehorning in extra vegetables.This recipe works best with cold rice, so next time you cook rice, cook a bit more for the next day! (Although we use freshly cooked rice as often as not). Top with whatever interesting bits and bobs you have, toasted cashew nuts, […]


Roasted Red Pepper Pesto

Mmmmm, I can’t begin to describe how good this pesto is, I just had some leftovers for my lunch and its even better than yesterday. For some reason we ended up with 4 red peppers in the fridge, I decided to roast them as I’m a bit fussy about raw peppers, in that I’m not […]


Piece of Plenty – Brown Rice Salad

I got this recipe whilst working as a cook at Piece of Plenty, a small artisan food business selling at Barnes Farmers’ market and Alexandra Farmers’ Market. This is one of the most popular salads on the stall and its easy to see why, its delicious! The dressing is what really makes it, thick soy […]