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Superfood supper: Beetroot & coriander dip
Dips & sauces / Party nibbles / Picnic prep / Pip's savoury corner

Superfood supper: Beetroot & coriander dip

Move over houmous, this vibrant dip is where it’s at – it’s tasty and fragrant and the cardamom and coriander add an exotic zestiness to the sweetness of the beetroot. The ‘catch’: It’s good for you too…as well as vitamins and minerals, beetroot is packed full of antioxidants, anti-inflammatory chemicals and can help your body … Continue reading

Tomato, beetroot & mozzarella summer ‘pizza’ tart
For hungry dinner guests / Midweek suppers / Picnic prep / Pip's savoury corner

Tomato, beetroot & mozzarella summer ‘pizza’ tart

Sometimes (rarely) eating pizza doesn’t seem quite appropriate. For me, in the midday sun is one of those times. I want something a little less heavy. Something with brighter flavours and a bit more veg. But really, I still want pizza… I bring you my summer ‘pizza’ tart. The reassuring tomato-mozzarella combo remains but the … Continue reading

Heart-healthy blueberry & almond baked oatmeal
Breakfast & brunch / Little blue's sweet treats

Heart-healthy blueberry & almond baked oatmeal

About a year ago, a start-up US magazine called Nanny Magazine approached me and asked if I would like to contribute some recipes to their maiden print issue. They were looking for recipes that were both heart-healthy, child-friendly and simple to create. It still astonishes me how blogs can connect people from across the globe … Continue reading

Truffly cauliflower mac and cheese
(Mainly veggie) Salads & sides / Pasta & risotto / Pip's savoury corner

Truffly cauliflower mac and cheese

Q: What’s better than cauliflower cheese, mac’n’cheese and pretty much most other things? A: Cauliflower mac and cheese rolled into one, topped with crunchy breadcrumbs and drizzled with truffle oil.  IT’S MAC’N’CHEESE ON STEROIDS. Yes, there is one of your 5-a-day snuck in here but I’m not going to lie to you lovely people – … Continue reading

Moroccan feast: Lamb & butternut squash tagine with herby lemon yoghurt
For hungry dinner guests / Meat / Pip's savoury corner

Moroccan feast: Lamb & butternut squash tagine with herby lemon yoghurt

This is the sort of dish that is at once exotic and comforting. The warm spices and sweet apricots taste of Morocco, with its mountains of spices and sticky almond croissants and endless thimbles of syrupy mint tea. And yet a bowl of this, with the gloriously tender lamb and soft chunks of squash, is also … Continue reading