Chard Rice With Pesto & Pomegranate Syrup

This is a rich, yet simple dish to prepare.  The colours are vibrant, and the taste sublime.  I bought some lovely looking chard, and decided to get adventurous.  This is a nutritious, and almost festive, way of enjoying healthy ingredients that come together with vibrant tones, subtle flavours, and a […]

Other, Rice

Smoked Chilli Feast

This is a delightful chilli. I served mine with a mixture of short grain brown rice and pearl barley mixed – I boiled the two together.  Then I dolloped on a couple of spoons of vegan yoghurt, and some plain tortillas. INGREDIENTS olive oil 1 400g tin crushed tomatoes 1 […]


Very Cheezy Cheese Bake

You’re going to love this for two reasons.  Firstly, because it’s easy to make and impressive to present.  And secondly, because of its taste and texture – cheezy, delicious, and very much a comfort treat, with a crisp base that combine to create perfection.  You will be jolly, you will […]

Curries, Rice

Easy East Meets West Curried Rice

I felt like a risotto, but I only had basmati rice in the house, which I love.  This is one of those wonderful fusions that really works – hence its name. A delicious and easy to make recipe – kids will almost certainly love this – if they like mushrooms […]