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: carrot, lentil and mint salad

This yummy carrot, lentil and mint salad is easily made within my seven-minute time frame.

Instantly marinate tofu with this easy hack for the lazy cook

Instantly marinated tofu triangles Tofu is one of my staples.  But often when I am trying to cook quickly I don’t have time to properly press and marinate the tofu and it can ends up being really tasteless. I’m rarely organised enough to prepare ahead of time or patient enough to wait an hour while my…

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…