Spicy Bean Stew with Spinach.

This is a very quick and very easy dish to make – especially if you are on your own, as I am at the moment! In fact, for the majority of June ‘C’ will be out of town and it is never that much fun cooking for one – so I am sure you will see a lot of these ‘quick & easy’ recipes in the next few weeks.

The flavours in this stew is distinctly Indian, with generous amounts of cumin, garam masala and turmeric, which I think have to be my all time favourite spices. There is no meat in this stew but you really do not miss it as the flavours are so bold. I find this stew actually incredibly comforting. Keep Reading

Spaghetti with Cherry Tomato, Spinach and Garlic Sauce

Happy Easter Monday!

Yesterday, ‘C’ and I came back from a lovely weekend at our friend’s country house about a 2 hours drive from Mexico City, situated in a little quaint Mexican village called Malinalco. Although it was meant to be a relaxed weekend by the pool – there was far more drinking and eating than I had anticipated! This combined with an incredibly hectic 2 weeks in Peru (which I promise to write about soon) has left me broken.

I woke up this morning flu ridden and absolutely drained – and in desperate need of both vegetables and some comfort food. So for lunch I rustled up this tomato and spinach spaghetti, and it was exactly what the Dr. ordered.  Keep Reading