Banana Blossom Salad

This recipe was inspired by a dish that I ate at Chim Sao, a restaurant in Hanoi, but it can be found all over Vietnam. A fantastically fresh and zingy salad beautifully presented in a purple banana blossom boat, the dressing was so good I had to drink it straight from the blossom. The banana blossom salad […]

Chicken Breast with Bulgur Salad and Coconut Oil Dressing

Coconut oil has numerous health benefits which you can read about here. It is a versatile ingredient, it can top your muesli, be used like butter or olive oil in cooking, it can also be used in baking to replace other fats. Apparently people also rub in on their skin for some reason too. I’ll stick to […]

Apple, Celery, Radish Salad with Goat’s Cheese

This is a simple salad pairing early autumn vegetables with beautiful goat’s cheese from Ellie’s Dairy in Kent. Ellie’s produces outstanding goat’s milk, cheese and meat from a small herd grazing on the North Downs. The herd is carefully looked after by people who really care about what they are doing and the result is delicious […]

Fig, Almond, Fennel and Rocket Salad with Raspberry Dressing

A fresh summer salad using beautiful figs that are just coming into season, make sure they are just ripe but not too soft. The fresh figs go brilliantly with toasted almonds and fennel seeds, peppery rocket leaves and a sweet, tart raspberry dressing. Parmesan shavings add salty umami and the whole thing is freshened up with zingy mint leaves. All […]

Beet Leaf and Root Salad

My sister Tara is running an incredible 8 marathons in 8 days in order to raise £5000 for The Yoga Mission, a fantastic project helping some of the poorest children in India fulfil their potential. She is already halfway towards her total but with the challenge one week away she needs more support! There is more […]