Sweet Potato, Chickpea and Spinach Curry

I asked you all on Twitter and Instagram if you wanted the full recipe to this delicious vegan curry to which you all said yes so, as promised here's the recipe! Based off the recipe from The Vegan 8  this is my interpretation of the original, with a few tweaks here and there to represent what … Continue reading Sweet Potato, Chickpea and Spinach Curry

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Tomato and Spinach Pasta

Inspired by a recipe featured on BudgetBites I thought I'd share a great pasta recipe for when you need a quick dinner that tastes great! This recipe serves 1-2 people, as I normally just cook for myself - being a student. Ingredients Penne pasta (use packet instructions for serving size) 1/2 onion  2 cloves garlic 1 Tbsp olive oil 1/2 can plum tomatoes  250g fresh … Continue reading Tomato and Spinach Pasta

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

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

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