Caramelised red onion hummus

Once you’ve tried homemade hummus, the shop-bought stuff just won’t taste the same. This recipe brings the sweetness of caramelised onions to a rich, savoury, chickpea base, while the zesty lemon finish pulls all the flavours together. I love to eat this at room temperature by the spoonful, or served with warm bread and salads….

15 minute pad thai

I often make this when I come back late from work, hungry and needing something tasty, fast. The sauce is so easy to make but so much nicer than supermarket ones, which are full of sugar and I think not nearly as flavoursome. I love that the sauce is so easy- seriously, this whole dish…

Indonesian fried rice (nasi goreng)

Fried rice is a great vegan junk food, perfect on a Friday night with a couple of beers. Traditionally, this would require lemongrass and galangal, which can be hard to find the UK, so I omit them here. Instead of egg, which is common in many fried rice dishes, I like to add toasted cashew…

Slow roast squash and crispy sage risotto

This is one of my favourite recipes! The ultimate Italian comfort dish is rich, creamy,  and full of flavour. Risotto made properly requires a little love and attention, but well worth the effort. Squash in various forms mostly grows in the UK in Autumn and Winter- pumpkins are especially cheap after Halloween! Because of their…