Double Choc Chip Cranberry Cookies

It was raining all day yesterday so what is a girl to do…. but BAKE, woo hoo! I love having time on my hands to just get in the kitchen, have a mooch around and see what I can make with what is in my borrowed kitchen cupboards (staying at my in-laws just now). I completely forgot about the pack of dried cranberries I bought the other week, I was going to make cherry muffins I think, but opted for Blueberry and just put the cranberries away and I’ve just found them! Bonus. These cookies are a lot sweeter than […]

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Lentil and Black Olive Pastry Slice, the ultimate comfort food.

Sometimes I love the idea of comfort food and at the end of a very busy day I really just wanted to put my feet up and have something hearty and delicious but would be ready quickly, I’d already bought in a pack of puff pastry (Jus Rol is vegan) as I was contemplating making a fruit and custard pie, but I haven’t gotten around to it yet. I’d already defrosted the pastry that afternoon, so it was ready to go and I didn’t want to waste it. The filling came from me loving the black olive tapenade I’ve made […]

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Curried Polenta Veggie Burgers with Rocket and Cherry Tomato Salad

Due to recent feedback, I am working more with the different consistencies for my burgers. When I first started cooking I would always use a flax egg to bind my mixture together, but found that the resulting burgers tuned out a little heavy for my personal liking, then I went to using mashed potato instead to bind the burgers along with a little flour, which has resulted in soft “mushier” burgers and now I’m going to try and work more on getting something in between the 2. Enter polenta…. Don’t get me wrong, I really enjoy the softer burgers with […]

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