Feeding our families, especially during the winter, uses a lot of energy so here are some ideas to ease the strain on your kitchen purse.
Category Archives: Food for Thought
5 Recipes to Preserve the Tomato Harvest
When your tomatoes all ripen at once you need some easy recipes to make your harvest last so that none of your hard work goes to waste. Here are 5 of my favourite recipes to preserve the tomato harvest.
Caprese Salad is a classic combination of tomatoes, basil and buffalo mozzarella. Switch it up using different colours and sizes of tomatoes and try out a balsamic glaze for extra sweetness.
Tomato and Parsley Salad
Cherry tomatoes are the star of the show in this simple Tomato and Parsley Salad. Tart and sweet, it’s a great side dish.
Blackcurrants make the best jelly to spread on toast or croissants. It’s easy to make and saves for 6 months in the pantry.
Growing Food in Pots
If you have a front step, a balcony, a window ledge or any space to put a pot you can grow food it in. I have been growing food in pots for 10 years because it’s easy, fun and the choice of food to grow is endless.
Chicken Meatballs in Red Coconut Broth
Some of my dishes are full of ingredients that are good for your mental health. This Chicken Meatballs in Red Coconut Broth is a perfect example. Not only is it delicious, it’s full of ingredients that are good for your brain.
Baked Brisket Penne
I always keep some beef brisket aside after slow roasting a joint for Sunday lunch so that I can make this deeply delicious baked pasta dish.
International Women’s Day: Nourishment
Women are instrumental to the wellbeing of the world and the nourishment of our loved ones. This has been so evident over the past two weeks.
Chicken Stew and Dumplings
Add some chicken stock and leftover roast chicken to these easy-to-make dumplings and you’ve got a fantastic family meal.