Roasted Aubergine with Sweet Onions

With the summer holidays coming to an end we're all beginning to get ourselves ready for heading back to work or school/college. I don't know about you but I tend to overindulge in food and drink during the holidays - eating out and going for evening drinks with friends. It's safe to say that my … Continue reading Roasted Aubergine with Sweet Onions

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Advice for Freshers #1: Cooking and the Kitchen

I’m starting a small series of tips for incoming freshman/freshers to university this year, covering everything from surviving freshers week to what to bring for your university bedroom. I’ll be uploading this series a few times a week for the next two weeks to hopefully give you all the information you need to get yourself … Continue reading Advice for Freshers #1: Cooking and the Kitchen

Sweet Potato with Avocado and Goats Cheese

  Ingredients: For the potato: Large sweet potato 2 tbsp goats cheese 1/2 avocado For the salad: 5 cherry tomatoes, halved Small chunk of cucumber Handful of rocket Black olives Salt and pepper Drizzle of olive oil Drizzle of balsamic vinegar Method: Preheat the oven at 180 °C Prick the sweet potato in several places … Continue reading Sweet Potato with Avocado and Goats Cheese

Mackerel Salad

  This is a really simple to make salad that’s perfect for a filling lunch or a light dinner. Ideal for when you don’t have a lot of time available to make your evening meal but still want something substantial, this Mackerel Salad is also great for when you’re lost as to what to make … Continue reading Mackerel Salad

Butternut Squash Stuffed with Black Bean and Sweetcorn Couscous

  Ingredients: 1/2 a butternut squash 3/4 cup of couscous (I use the Ainsley Harriott “just add boiling water” couscous) 1/3 tin of black beans, drained and rinsed 1/3 tin of sweetcorn 5 cherry tomatoes, quartered 1 teaspoon cumin 1 teaspoon chilli powder 1 clove of garlic, finely chopped Handful of fresh coriander, finely chopped … Continue reading Butternut Squash Stuffed with Black Bean and Sweetcorn Couscous