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Quinoa & Other Grains

Chargrilled Plum and Rocket Salad
Apple cider vinegar

Chargrilled Plum and Rocket Salad with Orange-Mint-Basil Vinaigrette

By On May 12, 2016

I’m up to my ears in plums this week. I came across a few 19p punnets in the Co-op near my house and I couldn’t resist. We had a plum tree in… Read More

Basil

Orzo with Harissa and Aubergine

By On July 27, 2015

I’m not a huge pasta fan. I didn’t grow up eating it, and like pizza, I didn’t really enjoy it properly until I was at university or after. Though I never had… Read More

Vegan Steamed Bao Buns
Bread

Vegan Steamed Bao Buns

By On June 17, 2015

A couple of weekends ago, I had the pleasure of spending most of the day at Paradise Palms here in Edinburgh. As well as amazing cocktails and proper steez, this place serves… Read More

Quinoa, Red Kale, Parsnip and Edameme Bowls with Tahini-Ginger Dressing
Apple cider vinegar

Quinoa, Red Kale, Edamame and Parsnip Bowl with Ginger-Tahini Dressing

By On November 25, 2014

Parsnips? Pomegranate? Edamame? This can’t surely be good, can it? Well, yes it can. In fact, it can be tasty as hell as well as incredibly good for you! Parsnips are everywhere… Read More

Herbed Sweet Potato Lunch Bowl
Beans, Peas & Lentils

Herbed Sweet Potato Lunch Bowl

By On April 11, 2014

Lately, I’m really into bowls. Not the food container – I’ve always been a bit obsessed with those (lame, I know) – but rather the concept of serving ingredients together in a… Read More

Quinoa and Kale Salad with Tahini Sauce
Big Salads

Quinoa and Kale Salad with Tahini Sauce

By On January 14, 2014

Since coming back from Canada, where I felt my sense of wellbeing skyrocket from the massive intake of delicious healthy food, I’ve been on something of a mission to reintegrate super healthy… Read More

Cashews

Kale, Chili and Cashew Quinoa Stir Fry

By On May 1, 2013

This recipe is an old one, created in my days in Toronto when spring was just finally rearing its head. If you’re having one of those weeks where you need things that… Read More

Big Salads

Gluten-free Quinoa Taboulleh

By On April 24, 2013

One of my roommates is currently trying to cut down his intake of wheat and bready-type things, and I am trying to get into a bit of a health kick and make… Read More

Broccoli

Pineapple and Ginger Quinoa Stir Fry Salad

By On October 30, 2012

My love of quinoa knows no bounds, but the greatest of all quinoa exploits might be the quinoa stir fry. With kale, chili and cashew nuts, it is truly the food of… Read More

Gluten-free Quinoa Sweet Potato Burgers
Burgers

Gluten-free Quinoa Sweet Potato Burgers

By On August 31, 2012

As you will already know, if you’re a frequent reader of my little blog, I’m a huge fan of quinoa. Breakfast, lunch, dinner, a quick snack: quinoa can be everything. But before… Read More