Broccoli with Tapenade (serves 4) - This rather unusual combination really works and you can serve it as a side dish with, say, chicken or fish, or you can serve it as a dip (make sure the broccoli florets are 'al dente'). As there are anchovies Read More
Tuna on a bed of Tomato (serves 2) - This is a light and tasty lunch. I took a nice, ripe, juicy, large beefsteak tomato and cut it into four thickish slices (2 per person) and topped it with good quality tuna (which makes all the difference) mixed with Read More
Ground Beef with Lentils and Beans (serves 4) - This very tasty and filling and a nice combination of ingredients. It is the kind of thing you want seconds of. The little zing to it comes from Spicy V8. I ate it from a bowl like I eat chili Read More
Watercress Soup (serves 4) - A healthy, not too heavy soup that is great for Fall. It tastes a little peppery and has a hint of bitterness which I like. If you prefer a sweeter soup, try my Watercress and Sweet Potato Soup. Takes hardly Read More
Greekish Lamb Chops (serves 2 – 4 depending on how many chops you eat) - Having left over herbs from another recipe (Chicken and Mushroom Skewers) I decided to use them with lamb chops and I added in some lemon zest,juice and lemon pepper, left them to marinate for a couple of hours. Very easy Read More
Herbed Chicken and Mushroom Skewers (serves 4) - Apartment living means no BBQ but these do very well in the oven laid on a rack above a roasting tray. Wooden skewers need soaking for 30 minutes of so ahead of time so they don't burn. I clean my Read More
Chicken, Avocado, Egg and Potato Salad (serves 4 for a light lunch) - I can't get enough of this - truly delicious. For some reason my chicken breasts came 3 in a packet so I had one left over and this is what I did with it - poached it, cut up a Read More
Poulet aux Olives (serves 4) - Sitting outside an off-the-beaten-track restaurant in a French village, a dish similar to this went past me to another table and when I ordered it there was none left. It has haunted me ever since. This tastes like I imagine Read More
Avocado Vinaigrette (1/2 an avocado per person) - Back in the 80's this was a popular appetizer as avocados were still quite exotic especially in the UK. In fact, I remember being given special avocado shaped dishes to serve this in for a wedding present. As I now Read More
Sweet Potato, Spinach and Cannellini Bean (serves 4) - I love curries. This one is both healthy and filling. You could use chickpeas instead of cannellini beans. I served it with quinoa instead of rice. 1 tbsp. olive oil seasoned with salt and freshly ground black pepper 1 onion Read More

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