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Gennaro Contaldo’s Hearty Minestrone Soup


The weather has fooled us again with a chilly spell but a good hearty minestrone soup will see us through it. There’s nothing better than a bowl full of lovely vegetables. It’s the kind of soup that while cooking, fills the room with a smell that makes you hungry. Would you say no to a big […]

How To Make Yummy Breakfast Cups


I love these breakfast cups, so simple to make and only about 20 mins in the oven too. I’m betting that kids will love them too, once you’ve got past the fact that vegetables are involved! I would rather serve straight from the oven. However, you could make them before you need them. Create a batch at […]

What To Do With Christmas Dinner Leftovers


Lets face it, you’ve been opening the fridge looking for something and you’re staring your Christmas dinner leftovers. Everyone enjoyed the meals (if you were the cook, then well done!) and it’s probably no surprise that you’ve put a little bit of weight on. However, each time you open the fridge door, those plates of leftovers are staring […]

Pointy Carrots And Spiral Cucumbers – 5 Kitchen Gadgets That Add The Final Flourish


Have you ever wondered how to get carrot shavings so thin that it comes out in curls? Or how they make courgettes in to spiral? Knife skills are important but so are those tiny cheap gadgets that add the final flourish. If you want to something that will slice up a radish and give it curls […]

One Pot Loveliness With Chicken, Balsamic Vinegar And Vegetables


After looking out of the window this morning, and noticing it was still raining, things cheered up when I came across this recipe. It comes from food blogger Averie who is based in San Diego. She says it’s a winter dish but I would be happy to eat it at any time! The recipe is for One-Skillet Balsamic […]

13 Fantastic Vegetarian Recipes For Grilling On Your Barbecue This Summer


When you think of barbecues, you think of burgers, sausages and steaks. But you do know there’s a ton of great recipes for the BBQ that doesn’t involve meat? In fact, I would go as far as to say, there are loads more great vegetarian recipes out there compared to those that require pork, beef […]

Baked Meatballs With Hidden Vegetables


Today is the start of the half term holidays so for those of you with children you may be running around all over the place keeping the little angels entertained! So why not feed them this delicious baked meatballs with hidden vegetables for lunch or supper? It’s great at getting them to eat their veg […]

Mary Berry’s Pasta Primavera


Next week sees the return of Mary Berry to our screens with her new series ‘Mary Berry Cooks’. A little synopsis on her new series… Now, as Bake Off graduates to BBC1, she is presenting her own BBC2 series, Mary Berry Cooks, a gastronomic journey through the best of our home-grown fare, which will take […]

Jamie Olivers Stir-Frying Tips


I love a good stir-fry and often use a fresh salmon fillet to go with all my stir-fry vegetables. It’s a really quick meal to make and is great for using up any vegetables you may have lurking in your fridge. However, do you know the best way to make use of your wok? In […]

Using Up Vegetables With A Chinese Chow Mein


Possibly the best Chinese Chef the UK has ever had is Ken Hom, the man who introduced us to the wok. In this video, he uses various vegetables to create a quick and tasty meal. The main ingredients in this chow mein recipe is carrot, spring onion and a red pepper. All still available at […]