Gigandes Plaki

This Greek dish also known as gigantes plaki or yigandes plaki is traditionally made with fasolia gigandes, a large bean common in Greece but not easily found here, butter beans make a good substitute though so that’s what I’ve used. There are loads of variations of this type of recipe out there, some containing carrot and other veg but this is […]

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Karahi Tofu

I eat pretty healthily most of the time these days but one thing I’ve never paid any attention to is calories and it shows so recently I’ve been trying to adjust my diet (rather than go ON a diet) to try and reduce my intake, basically just paying attention to what is high in calories, finding alternatives where possible and […]

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Green Vegetable Medley

Here’s something very quick and simple that I’ve been eating a lot of lately, just three different types of green veg tossed with a parsley, mint, herb and lemon dressing. Just as nice as the pre-packed Tesco version that inspired it but comes in at under 40p compared to their £2. Makes a really tasty and surprisingly satisfying lunch served […]

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Chilli Bean Soup

More soup. I really like soup, and chilli, and beans so why not put them all together. I took my inspiration from Firefoods recipe here but went in my own direction, it was a huge success and I’ll definitely be making this again and again. It’s a really substantial main meal soup and as with most soups there is plenty […]

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