Watermelon and feta salad

Second only to mango, watermelon would have to be my favourite fruit. You might recall reading about my love of this delightfully bright, sweet and refreshing fruit when I made this lovely watermelon granita last summer.  Needless to say, when served icy cold on a hot summer’s day, I find watermelon one of life’s simple […]

Breakfast parfait with home-made granola

Several weeks ago now I was inspired to make my own granola bars after my favourite store bought variety were out of stock for not one, but TWO weeks in a row!  Given I had all the essential ingredients at home in my pantry, how hard could it be?   Well, it turns out they’re […]

Hot smoked trout and lentil salad

Has it really been two weeks since my last post?!? I can’t believe what a crazy month March has been.  Did you miss me?  I sure missed you guys! I suppose now is as good a time as any to share my news with you all.  Earlier this month I enrolled in a postgraduate course […]

Peach, prosciutto and mozzarella salad

The arrival of March has brought with it an ever so slight shift in temperatures, signalling the changing of seasons.  The cooler mornings and evenings have somehow made me think ahead from summer salads and juicy ripe fruits to heartier meals and comfort food.  I’m trying hard to resist the temptation to start cooking these […]

Rustic caprese salad

I was out to dinner with a friend of mine a few weeks ago now and noticed a Caprese salad on the menu.   There’s something about the simple, fresh flavours of this traditional Italian salad, which I find irresistible, especially at this time of the year when the tomatoes are so juicy and full of […]

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