Author Archives: Becky

Falafels on lavash with Pomegranate, Lemon Olive and Parsley Salad

Emily is obsessed with making lists and quizzes at the moment.  What is your favourite colour? What’s your favourite shape? What is your favourite food? She gets annoyed I can’t say one favourite food. But Falafels would definitely be up there. This is a … Continue reading

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Salmon with Brown Rice, Quinoa and Asian Salsa

Tonight’s dinner is a picture of health This salsa was adapted from something by Paul Rankin, it’s an amazing rainbow of green  red and pink from the picked ginger something you usually only have with sushi I’ve always served the … Continue reading

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Pasta with Garden Greens,​ Garlic , Anchovies and Chili

This used to be one of our go to evening meals especially when we had a veg-box. This year the greens in the garden have gone a bit crazy purple sprouting broccoli and kale grown from seed. It is lovely sending … Continue reading

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BBQ Pork Belly and Coleslaw

  You have to make the most of an English summer because blink and you miss it. A quick trip to the Farmer’s market yesterday yielded an enormous lump of pork belly with the ribs in.  We did get a … Continue reading

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Brown Rice and Greens

This sounds like a really dull healthy dish. And though it is healthy but it’s definitely not dull. It packs a mean punch. I make it to use up things in the vegetable/salad draw, or when there really isn’t much in … Continue reading

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Kimchi Pancakes with Inkyung’s Kitchen

I wrote a few weeks ago about the lovely Inkyung,  a Mum at Em’s school who gave me some of her home-made kimchi. It was delicious and thankfully Inkyung is now teaching everyone how to make amazing Korean food from … Continue reading

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Kofta Kebabs

A kebab on a Saturday night is traditional. But if I am having it at home I go all out , homemade lamb koftas , freshly made flatbreads , kebab salad and mint-yoghurt. Lamb Koftas Makes 8 koftlas 500g of … Continue reading

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Five Spice Beef

It’s pretty cold seems like although the daffodils and crocuses are out winter has returned and I want something hearty but not stodgy. Stir Fried beef unless you choose an expensive cut and cook it very quickly can be chewy. … Continue reading

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Gusto, West Bridgford

I’ve been settled with my other half for more than ten years now. Back when we got together meeting someone was still based around mates introducing you or getting sufficiently tipsy in a pub/club that talking to a total stranger … Continue reading

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Kale, Potato and Chicken Curry

I’ve been ill for a few weeks now. Disgusting cold/sinus making all food taste like cotton wool and headaches that make me feel permanently hungover. To try to self-medicate , when I can face eating my food has been getting … Continue reading

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