Tag Archives: cumin seeds

Cumin spiced lentils with pasta and caramelised onions

Savoury side dishes that mix spiced grains, lentils and pasta are very common in Middle Eastern cookery and this is one of my favourites. It’s wonderful as part of a mezze-style lunch or supper with roast lamb or chicken. Tasty, quick, … Continue reading

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Spicy roasted cauliflower

Normally, I’m a bit boring when it comes to cooking cauliflower – cauliflower cheese, gratin, mash etc. but this recipe is both easy to make and very tasty as part of an Indian themed meal or served as a side with … Continue reading

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#Meatfreeweek aubergine curry

Much to my amusement, I discovered that not only was it #Meatfreeweek this week but also #NationalButchersweek. Deliberate counter-campaign, coincidence,  sweet irony or bad planning? Anyway, I publish so many meat-based posts that I thought I’d share my all-time favourite vegetarian … Continue reading

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Roasted butternut squash with orzo and feta

Perfect summer BBQ side dish Even if it’s not warm enough to eat outside every evening, we still cook as much as possible on the BBQ. Meat and vegetables cooked on the barbie are brilliant and I love to serve … Continue reading

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