Sweet tomato and black bean tortilla bowls

Sweet tomato and chilli soup

The husband’s a big fan of Mexican food, so I’m always on the lookout for something new to feed him, rather than dishing out the same old veggie chilli. Anna Jones’ book a modern way to eat has been a godsend, as it’s packed to the rafters with simple, yet incredibly tasty, Mexican feasts, and this sweet tomato and black bean tortilla bowls is one of them. Continue reading

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Caponata

Caponata

While lots of people aren’t great fans of aubergines, the husband and I can’t get enough of them. I love the way they look before they’re cooked, all shiny and purple, and I love the way they taste, almost as much. One of our favourite auberginey suppers is caponata – a Sicilian vegetable stew made with the shiny, purple beauties, tomatoes, olives, capers, onion and a good dose of fragrant oregano. Continue reading

Wahaca with the toddler

Build your own tacos

The toddler is still continuing to be über picky about food. I can deal with it at home. I’ve taken to stocking the freezer with toddler-sized portions of his favourite food. It’s going out for a meal that has become an issue. We don’t do it that often, but every now and again, the husband and I want a break from the kitchen. Continue reading