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Red Beans and Rice

Red Beans and Rice

I created this rice dish to accompany my Cuban vegetable picadillo recipe. To make it, you will need: 200g long grain rice 1 can of coconut milk 1/2 tsp turmeric 1/2 tsp crushed chilli flakes 2 tbsp passata 1/2 onion (chopped) 1/2 tsp salt 200g 

Cuban Vegetable Picadillo

Cuban Vegetable Picadillo

Picadillo is a traditional latin American dish which is made using ground beef, but this vegetable version which uses lentils is delicious. To cook vegetable picadillo, you will need: 4 cloves of garlic (sliced) 1/2 onion (chopped) 1 red pepper (chopped) 1 can Passata (400g) 

Moroccan Flatbread

Moroccan Flatbread

A really quick, tasty yet simple flatbread that is great with my vegetable Morrocan tagine recipe. To make these flatbreads, you will need: 200g plain or chickpea flour 1 tsp ground cumin 1 tsp ground coriander 1/2 tsp ground cinnamon pinch of salt water Mix 

Spicy Vegetable Couscous

Spicy Vegetable Couscous

This recipe is great on its own, hot or cold, or as an accompaniment to my Morrocan tagine recipe. To make this recipe, you will need: 1 onion (chopped) 1 tbsp olive oil 1 beef tomato (chopped) 1/2 courgette (cut into 1cm cubes) 1/2 sweet 

Moroccan Vegetable Tagine (vegan)

Moroccan Vegetable Tagine (vegan)

Packed full of flavour and heat, you will love this vegetable tagine recipe which is also suitable for vegans if you use a vegan vegetable stock. To make this recipe, you will need: 3 tbsp olive oil 2 large onions (chopped) 1 bulb of garlic 

Broccoli and Goats Cheese Pesto

Broccoli and Goats Cheese Pesto

A bowl of pasta with pesto is a quick and tasty snack, and making this broccoli and goats cheese pesto takes just a few minutes. You will need: 1 stem of broccoli (uncooked) 50g goats cheese 2-3 tbsp olive oil 1 garlic clove handful of 

Homemade Pizza Cooked on the BBQ

Homemade Pizza Cooked on the BBQ

We all love a great pizza, and this recipe makes it really easy to make your own pizza at home, and you can cook it on a BBQ if like me, you don’t have access to an oven. To make the pizza dough, you will 

Little Italy in 30 Minutes

Little Italy in 30 Minutes

Little italy on your plate in under 30 minutes. I threw this together this evening, and its delicious and so easy to create. Timing is everything, so follow the instructions carefully and it will all come together at the same time. To cook this for 

Music To Cook To

Music To Cook To

I love listening to music when I cook, so my girlfriend Cathy and I compiled a playlist of our favourite tunes we like to have playing whilst in the kitchen.

Vegetarian Red Thai Curry

Vegetarian Red Thai Curry

My red Thai curry recipe will serve 4, and is a perfect match for my spicy Thai rice. To make this Thai curry, you will need: 2 tbsp red Thai curry paste 150g firm tofu cut into15mm cubes 2 onions (chopped) 3 carrots (chopped) 1/2