Spicy Chickpea Stew: World hunger day recipe

IMG_5520As part of World Hunger Day , 28th May 2015 The Hunger Project and MyVoucherCodes are challenging people to “Dine under the line”, the poverty line that is, by creating recipes which cost only 33p per person. I must admit I thought that a lot of what I was already eating would come in at about that price, but it turns out that 33p really is a teeny budget for a meal unless you plan to live off instant noodles…

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Healthy Broccoli Soup with Spicy Sunflower Seeds

IMG_5348Spring is officially in the air, I have returned to Manchester and there are actually some people walking around BARED LEGGED, what a novelty. It’s really great as I don’t have much work on at the moment so I get to sit in my kitchen pottering about on my laptop staring out of the big windows at all the students, families and local lunatics on my street making the most of the sun….

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Rhubarb and Cream Cheese Stuffed French Toast


I’ve just come back from a week surfing in Portugal with the University surf club which was such a fun time. There were more than 40 of us staying in a huge villa with its own pool and outside bar. Despite a bit of dodgy weather at the beginning of the week we spent all day surfing and chilling on the beach followed by amazing dinners…

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