Smoked Mackerel, Puy Lentils & Beetroot.

My favourite evenings are the ones where there are no time constraints; where cooking can happen without clock watching. And in those rare but glorious moments, I love to experiment with new flavours. This recipe will take a little while, and does involve a few different components – roasting beetroot and patiently cooking lentils –…

Spiced Carrot & Lentil Soup

Autumn is very often cold, grey and miserable. However, it has two main redeeming factors.  The first is being able to drink red wine freely with any meal. The second is being able to make autumn soup.  This is my go-to soup recipe for cold autumn days. It’s a glorious shade of orange, it’s incredibly…

Lentil Ragu with Sundried Tomatoes & Olives

In my quest to try and save the planet, I am forever experimenting with vegetarian versions of my favourite meat dishes. And the arrival of the cold half of the year means soups, stews and hearty wholesome meals. Like this Lentil ragu. Proper Italian Ragu is probably one of my favourite things. When I visited…