Italian Flat Beans with Toasted Almonds Recipe

Italian Flat Beans with Toasted Almonds

Italian flat beans or Romano beans do not often grace American tables. A pity, it’s an easy recipe and a real treat. Their mild and sweet taste makes them an ideal side dish, hot or cold, blanched or grilled.

Chicken Bites with Spicy Maple Glaze Recipe

Chicken Bites with Spicy Maple Glaze

A sweet and hot dish that is reminiscent of a much loved American-Chinese take out, General Tso’s chicken. My recipe lacks the over sweetness found in many General Tso’s. Maple syrup or honey provides enough natural sweetness and lets the chicken crispness shine through.

Thai Red Lentil Soup Recipe

Thai Red Lentil Soup

Inspired by Master Ottolenghi, this soup is a load of comfort food done in minutes. Ideal choice when temperatures start to drop.

Spicy Chicken with Peppers and Cashew Nuts Recipe

Spicy Chicken with Peppers and Cashew Nuts

Very popular in my house and much better than ordering a takeout. The addition of roasted cashews gives an addictive nutty flavor to the dish and red pepper flakes add the extra kick.

Arugula (Rocket) Pesto Recipe

Arugula (Rocket) Pesto

Fresh arugula pesto is zesty and has a peppery kick. Delicious with almost everything, from pasta to salads, pizzas and bread spreads. This 10 minute recipe is easy to make and best of all can be frozen, ready to use when you need it.

Two Bean Salad with Spicy Sausage Recipe

Two Bean Salad with Spicy Sausage

Ideal as a summer main dish and an always welcome bring-along to a pick-nick. Left-over sausages from a BBQ can find a new use in this one dish meal.