Recipes

Gluten-free Banana & Apple Fritters

These were supposed to be simply pancakes but the way they turned out they reminded me more of fritters. They are gluten-free, very yummy and satisfying. To make my life easier I always prepare the batter an evening before so in the morning I just need to fry them and... read more

Flaxseed and Almond Biscuits

(inspired by C. Bailey) Makes about 12 biscuits Ingredients: 125g almonds Pinch of sea salt 3 tbsp ground flaxseeds half tsp bicarbonate of soda 3 tbsp sesame seeds 65g tahini 1 tbsp olive oil 2 tbsp maple syrup or honey 1 tbsp xylitol zest of 1 orange 1 free-range... read more

Christmas Chocolate Fruit & Nut Clusters

Ingredients: 100g dark chocolate (preferably raw and vegan) 15g dry cranberries 25g dry apricots 40g pecan nuts 5 Nairns rough oatcakes 40g flaked almonds Method: Melt the chocolate in a glass bowl set in shallow water over a low heat until melted. Blend all the... read more

Roasted Cauliflower with Tahini Sauce

inspired by Mona Hamadeh Lebanese cuisine is one of my favourites thanks to the wide variety of fresh real ingredients that are being used as well as aromatic, flavourful spices and herbs. Here is a dish that you could have on its own with some sides like quinoa and... read more

Banana Bread with Lucuma powder

Here is a recipe in which you can incorporate some superfood powders like lucuma (for its sweet caramel flavour it works really well here). I adapted it from recipe by Angela Hartnett, a Michelin starred chef, but obviously I cut down on sugar and skipped the wheat... read more

Cream of Tomato

This is one of my family’s favourite soups and I like to serve it as a starter / snack to our kids straight after school. Ingredients: 800g ripe tomatoes, chopped 1 medium onion, chopped 2 garlic cloves, finely chopped 4 tbsp olive oil 300 ml bone broth... read more

Thai Salmon with cucumber and sweet chilli sauce

(Serves 4) This is one of my family favourite meals and I often cook it also when entertaining. It is a very aromatic dish and tastes great hot or cold. You can serve it with cauliflower rice or broccoli rice for a lighter meal or with quinoa or basmati rice for more... read more

Hydrating Green Smoothie

(Serves 2) Ingredients: 2 cucumbers, cut into large chunks 1 celery stalk, cut into large chunks 1 kiwi fruit, quartered 1 cup pineapple, chopped juice of 1 lime some sparkling water or coconut water (depending on desired consistency) Method: Blend the vegetables and... read more

Guacamole

Ingredients: 2 ripe avocados 1-2 tsps of cumin powder (depending on the size of avocado and your taste) 1 small red onion, finely chopped Juice of 1-2 limes ½ – 1 red chilli (depending on the size and how spicy you like it), finely chopped Handful of fresh... read more

Herbal Vinaigrette

Ingredients: 1 small shallot, finely chopped 2 tbsp lime or lemon juice 1 tbsp raw apple cider vinegar 1 tsp Dijon mustard 1 tsp honey mustard or raw honey 6 tbsp extra virgin olive oil Salt and freshly ground black pepper 2 tbsp finely chopped fresh herbs, such as... read more