Caramelised Fried Bananas

This is such a quick and simple treat! It really requires so few ingredients, and can be made in 5 minutes. My mum used to fry bananas for me in a similar manner when I was younger, for puddings, and they were absolutely delicious. She used to fry them whole, or cut in half lengthways…

Butternut Squash and Sage Macaroni

This recipe is not actually my own, but is from Katy Beskow’s ’15 Minute Vegan’ book. I’ve put it here not only because it’s really excellent and easy to make, but also because this was my first ever attempt at cooking with butternut squash – I wasn’t quite ready to branch out and create my…

Easy Peasy Mushroom Risotto

Previously, I had always used white wine for this recipe, but I recently visited Zhenjiang in China, a city famed for its black rice vinegar. I was lucky enough to have a tour round one of their vinegar factories, and I found out that their vinegar is reputed for its huge array of health benefits….

‘Everything but the kitchen sink’ Gnocchi Bake

Happy Saturday! I’m one of those weird specimens of people that look forward to my weekly grocery shop – it’s honestly one of the highlights of my week! I love planning recipes and being resourceful with my ingredients; I’ve even got a full list on paper of every item in my cupboard so that I…