Tamara’s ratatouille

We made Tamara’s ratatouille from Ottolenghi’s Plenty cookbook, perfect for a summer supper and miles away from the tinned version. Even though theres a few cooking steps, its actually really easy to make (and helps work on that courgette glut). http://www.ottolenghi.co.uk/tamara-s-ratatouille-shop  On 28th September, Ottolenghi is visiting Manchester to promote his new book, Nopi. Book here: www.royalexchange.co.uk/whats-on-and-tickets/yotam-ottolenghi-ramael-scully  Advertisements

Aubergine Parmigiana

Here is a Jamie Oliver recipe, not totally in season, we had a couple of courgettes (in season) and aubergine to use. • 3 large firm aubergines • olive oil • 1 onion, peeled and finely chopped • 1/2 a bulb of spring garlic, if you can get it, or 1 clove of regular garlic,…

Chickpea and Courgette Stir-Fry with Kohl Rabbi Mash

Well, the day didn’t quite turned out how i hoped it would. To cheer myself up and, mindful of one of the 5 keys to eating (thanks to Susie Orbach), I decided to make something to suit my mood. I came across a large root vegetable. To be honest – i picked it up looked…

Courgettes with Orange Pine Nuts and Herbs

This evening I chose courgettes from the vegbox as my cooking challenge.In the summer months courgettes are aplenty. They are so versatile, tasting great thinly sliced raw or cooked. Courgettes with Orange Pine Nuts and Herbs by Shaun Hill (chef/patron of The Walnut Tree Inn, Llanddewi Skirrid, Abergavenny) is one of my favorite meals and featured…