Nectarine chutney

I came up with this chutney when I experimented with a batch of cauliflower pakoras and needed something sweet with full-bodied flavour to set them off… …a quick survey of the fruit bowl revealed nectarines. Mangoes would have been ideal, but a lot of fruits make great chutney – peaches, pears and apples all work … Continue reading Nectarine chutney

Pesto

Pesto… who doesn’t love it? When it comes to pesto, I try and stay as traditional as possible, although my version swaps out the parmesan cheese for nutritional yeast, and I tend to use cashews instead of pine nuts… largely because the latter are so darned expensive and are far from a local food product … Continue reading Pesto

Baba ganoush

Baba ganoush, hummus’ lesser-known cousin, is easily as tasty, if not more so. Even my partner, who doesn’t like eggplant, will slather this all over a chunk of bread and go back for more until the bowl is clean. Baba ganoush is one of those wonderful recipes that works as a dip, a side dish, … Continue reading Baba ganoush