Chorizo and Chickpea Stew

Hot and smoky with lots of paprika, this one gets simmered for a long while to get that intensity - juices best soaked up with sourdough. Trick is using chickpeas soaked yourself (buy them dried and…

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Aubergine, Red Lentil and Coconut Curry

The perfect winter food - this curry keeps me warm, full, and happy through the harshest weeks of the year. Also lentils count as veg - good news. If you can find fresh curry leaves they make all the difference here - they are tangy and aromatic, and really give this dish a lift…

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Braised Leeks with Labneh, Za'atar and Toasted Seeds

If you don’t want to bother with the labneh here (which I would understand, its very easy to make but the general process required is a faff and I get that the idea of dripping yoghurt hanging in the kitchen doesn’t appeal to everyone) then there are loads of alternatives to speed this recipe up. Try…

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Gently Spiced, Buttery Lentils

This is the perfect supper for a cosy midweek eve. It is filling, simple, and very gut friendly. Lentils are an impressive source of fibre - research shows that 5% of people in the UK are hitting their daily target fibre intake. This is a…

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Aubergine, Barley, Oregano Stew

Wholesome, comforting and super sustaining, this stew is richly flavoured and perfect for batch cooking. Try and get good, relatively squidgy aubergines - the trick is to cook them until…

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Herbed Spelt Risotto

Spelt is a dreamy, wholegrain alternative to arborio rice. Its an ancient grain, high in fibre so it supports the transit...

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