Jamie’s cavolo nero pasta

Cavolo nero pasta

I accidentally bought some cavolo nero recently. When I say accidentally, I don’t mean I didn’t realise that I’d put some in my shopping basket. What actually happened was, I forgot my shopping list – again – and thought I needed cavolo nero. I didn’t and so the beautiful curly leaves were left languishing in the fridge until I decided to do something with it. Continue reading

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Spicy roasted cauliflower pasta

Spicy roast cauliflower pasta

I love cauliflower, and I love capers, the husband doesn’t. So, on a mission to change his mind –  and to cook roasted cauliflower which I’ve been wanting to cook for some time – I plumped for this spicy roasted cauliflower pasta with garlic breadcrumbs recipe  in the hope that a little bit of spice might help to convert the cauli-hating hubby. Continue reading

Salmon with ginger, garlic and soy

Salmon with soy, ginger and garlic

This is my go-to recipe, when I want something super quick but utterly tasty. When I say recipe, it’s more of a quick improvisation, taking inspiration from a friend who made a similar version for my lunch some time ago.

So, what does it involve? Simply pop a decent sized piece of salmon in a baking tray, cover it in a mixture of soy sauce, honey, ginger and garlic, throw a few handfuls of shredded spring onions over the top, and pop it under a hot grill until it appears to burn (it’s not it’s just the honey and soy caramalising). Keep checking on it and once the glaze has caramalised and the fish is cooked, it’s good to go.  Continue reading