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
This Mexican-style roasted veg ragu from Jamie Oliver is delicious. It’s a try-bake, so once you’ve done all your chopping and prep work and got it started in the over, it pretty much looks after itself, with an occasional stir to help it on its way. Continue reading
With the cupboards virtually bare, and a can of chickpeas winking at me every time I opened the virtually bare cupboard, there was only one thing for it – whip up some tasty hummus. Continue reading
Jamie Oliver’s spaghetti with rocket and prawns (or spaghetti con gamberetti e rucola if you’re a contestant on Come Dine With Me and attempting to confuse the opposition) is fresh, spicy and super quick to throw together. Continue reading
A delve into Jamie’s 30-Minute Meals revealed this rather delicious salmon noodle broth. The first time I tried it was when the husband made it for us and a couple of friends. They raved about it, and promptly went and bought the book. It’s been a regular fixture on the Gas Mark 5 dinner table ever since. Continue reading
This roasted squash, spinach and feta cheese rotolo recipe comes courtesy of Save With Jamie, Jamie Oliver’s book of money-saving meals. Roloto, means rolled in Italian, and this dish involves rolling squash, spinach and feta cheese in pasta sheets. You then cut the rolls in half, stand them up in a dish of a tasty tomato sauce so their tops are poking out and then pop them in the oven to bake for 35-40 minutes. Continue reading
When someone tells me that I can cook a tasty meal and have it on the table within 30 minutes, it makes my heart sing. So, it’s no surprise that I’m a fully fledged member of the Jamie’s 30 Minute Meals brigade.
While the book isn’t home to an abundance of vegetarian meals, Mr Oliver’s vegetable Rogan Josh is one of them. It’s also one meal the vegetable hating toddler actually likes, despite the presence of cauliflower, spinach and butternut squash. Continue reading