Experiments with gnocchi in 7 minutes

I had been wanting to see if I can make a 7 minute gnocchi recipe for ages.  I love gnocchi and it’s normally quick to make.  I have made Amuse Your Bouche’s toasted gnocchi salad a few times and it only takes 15 minutes to pull together. The I discovered mini gnocchi at my local supermarket.  When trying…

Do you recognise these 7 mistakes in setting up a kitchen?

Today don’t have a new recipe to share, instead I am going to share some of the mistakes I was making in setting up my kitchen that were slowing me down when I was cooking. I have identified 7 kitchen set up mistakes and some of the solutions I have used to speed my cooking….

Seven minute recipe: Mediterranean zucchini ribbon salad

  I’m not sure this recipe deserves the 7 minute tag line, because it took me nearly 8 minutes to make tonight and last time it was at least that. My downfall is the pomegranate. I love them, but they’re so awkward to use. I spent a least a minute and a half tonight trying to…

Seven minute recipe: Kale tabouli

I’m off to a picnic barbecue this afternoon and I wanted a salad that was quick to make and tasty to share with vegan, veggie and omnivore friends alike.

On writing and mayonnaise.

NaNoWriMo November is National Novel Writing Month or NaNoWriMo.  Every year for the past six years I have done this crazy thing where I try and write 50,000 words in 30 days.  I’ve only won twice in this time, but it’s not about the winning for me, its about being part of a great community….

Seven minute recipe: Cucumber salad with tahini dressing

This is one of the fastest meals I know how to cook, as well as being both tasty and healthy.  I have trialled making a video, which was super awkward.  As you will see, if you watch the video, when I say it’s a seven minute recipe that includes time for forgetting where I put…

Seven minute recipe: grilled carrot salad with sweet potato and kale

This recipe is another meal which features cooking in a sandwich press, which I love because it’s so much quicker and easier to clean than a grill.  The carrots in this recipe are unpeeled because I like the taste and of course it’s quicker.  You could of course peel the carrots, but you miss out…