Tahini Pineapple, Tomato and Chilli Chutney

This was used as a side dish to the Spinach and Chickpea curry on my new forest retreat. It was inspired by a ripe pineapple, what more can i say, sometimes ripeness is the mother of invention. Pineapple chopped into rough pieces 2-3cms (please remember the centre and the skin of it is not good…

Roasted Aubergine and Yogurt Dip

Back in retreat mode, and just think of great things to keep the yoginis happy and fed! 2 medium eggplants, about 1 pound each 3 cloves garlic 1/4 cup extra virgin olive oil 1/4 cup Greek yogurt or labneh 2 tbsp tahini 2 tbsp lemon juice, freshly squeezed 1/2 tsp salt, more or less to…

Braised Tahini Cabbage

I know what you are thinking, why bother! but seriously guys this was one of the best things I have eaten in months. I had it on a retreat in Portugal. So good. It is so simple and awesome. Just make it! NOW! Quarter a white cabbage, cover in olive oil, mix up some lemon…

Mi-SO Yummie Mushroom Soup

Okay, we all know how to make soup, put stuff in pot and cook till yummie. Well every once in a while you stumble across a combo worth shouting about, so here it is. I was making  a miso gravy the day before which was awesome, then there was some left over so I added…

Farro Away Roasted Fennel Salad

Serves 8 Farro 2 cups boiled till firm. baked kale with soy sauce till crispy grated carrot x2 roasted fennel and peppers x2 of each chunky pieces in oil borlotti beans x 2 cans for the dressing ginger 2cm and 2 garlic cloves diced finely 1/3 cup orange juice 1/3 cup soy sauce 1/3 cup…

Butternut Coconut Curry or Dal

All i can say is OH MY GOD, this was a great day in the kitchen. And a even better day for butternut squashes, this is the day I made two out of this world things using a thing i would generally thing as one natures mistakes. Serves 8 One peeled roasted butternut squash (till…