Brussel sprouts are sexy (with tahini and cranberries)

Many people have traumatic childhood memories of being forced to this vegetable. But Brussel sprouts can be so much tastier than those over cooked grey-green sulphuric lumps of my childhood. If you’re avoiding Brussel sprouts you should give them another go. Blanched in the microwave they should stay bright green and crunchy. Brussel sprouts are…

Seven minute recipe: vegetarian cabbage carbonara 

Tonight all I ate was a big bowl of cabbage. And I loved it. Red cabbage carbonara where have you been all my life. There appear to be hundreds of cabbage carbonara recipes in the low-carb blogosphere. Here and here are the two recipes I used for inspiration. But there’s very little overlap between the low-carb (mostly meat-heavy) blogosphere…

Perfect poached eggs in just 1 minute

One minute in the microwave is enough to make perfectly poached eggs, with oozy gooey yolks #yolkporn. That could pretty much be this entire blog post. I have been messing about with quick cooking meals for nearly a year now and this is a revelation. A friend who works in a cafe told me that when…