Baked squash stuffed with quinoa & halloumi

Hollow out squash & par-bake Saute the scooped out squash & garlic in olive oil Fill the par-baked squash with the sauteed squash + cooked quinoa + skinned seeded tomatoes + blanched spinach + chopped marinated olives + chives + dill + paprika + diced +  halloumi Return to oven and cook through

Summer pizzas

Two summer pizzas using tomatoes, basil, ricotta, Parmesan & garlic –   Salad pizza: cooked base + raw topping = perfect for summer! Using your favourite dough recipe prepare a pizza base Place the base on a baking tray and put under a hot grill for 2-3 minutes each side – or until cooked through…

Courgette and halloumi cakes

 Grated courgettes + halloumi + dried mint + spring onions + garlic + flour (for gluten-free: chickpea flour or ground almonds) + egg + S & P  Shallow fry in olive oil unitl golden & finish off in oven – surprisingly good served with just a dollop of guacamole! Olive oil + S & P…

Marinated anchovy and salmorejo crostini

Marinate prepared white anchovies in chopped parsley + finely sliced garlic + extra virgin olive oil For the salmorejo: Skin and core ripe tomatoes Roughly chop and blitz in food processor until smooth Place cubed white bread (crusts removed) in the tomato and leave to soak for 5 minutes Add a small clove of garlic…

Marinated Mediterranean vegetables

Evenly spread sliced courgettes + aubergines + cherry tomatoes + peeled garlic cloves on a baking tray Drizzle with extra virgin olive oil + Mediterranean sea salt flakes Scatter over some sprigs of thyme and/or rosemary Roast at 190C for about 30 minutes – turn the veg half way through cooking When cooked through tip…

Greek, Mexican and Spanish inspired pizza

Greek Slice courgettes thinly Toast some pine nuts Spread tomato sauce on the pizza base Top with courgettes  + halloumi + pine nuts + oregano Drizzle with dill olive oil Season and cook for 5 minutes at the highest temperature your oven can achieve Mexican Avocado + garlic + red onion + red pepper +…

Tandoori masala chicken meatballs

Mix together coarsely minced chicken + grated ginger + coriander + turmeric +  garam masala +  garlic  + cayenne pepper + yoghurt + salt Form into balls and shallow fry until cooked through Great with coriander raita:  yoghurt + grated cucumber + garlic + coriander Some diced tomato + red onion + mint + salt,…

Spicy lamb parathas

Make a dough with chapati flour + ghee /oil + water Fry  organic minced lamb in ghee/veg oil until golden Add finely grated ginger + garlic + cayenne pepper + garam masala + cumin & fry for a few minutes Add finely chopped tomato &  green chillies & fry for 5 minutes more Add diced…

Tomato salad with tomato dressing – AKA – ajotomate!

Super-ripe tomato for dressing + ripe salad tomatoes + garlic + sherry vinegar + olive oil Mash garlic and sea salt together Add coarsely chopped skinned & seeded super-ripe tomato Pound the tomato together with the garlic until  blended & add the sherry vinegar Gradually add the olive oil stirring with the pestle to mix…