Lunch al-desko: Butternut squash and feta salad

In weather like this it's tempting to eat out all the time (for me anyway), but if you have a nice outdoor area near your workplace you can get all the benefits without any of the spends! I love Middle Eastern food and using Za'atar (a blend of Middle Eastern spices available in any good ethnic [...]

Lunch al desko: Chickpea, butternut squash and chorizo stew

There's still a serious chill in the air and, while a hot lunch doesn't suit everyone, this is one of my go-to recipes for wintry weather. It's the kind of food that ages well so a day or two after making it, this will be even tastier than the day you made it! I first had [...]

2018-12-01T09:54:46+00:00 February 23rd, 2016|Categories: Opinion|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

Lunch al desko: Tomato, lentil and coconut soup

This is one of the easiest recipes I know and I make a pot of it every week. It's tasty and very filling and you can make loads of changes to it, depending on what you have in stock. What's in it: - Tin of tomatoes - 1/2 tin of coconut milk - 1L stock (chicken [...]

Lunch al desko: Greek meatballs with homemade flatbreads

Nothing about this one sounds easy but it's surprisingly simple. Since going dairy free I've been craving cheese. This mince was originally bought for something Italian - spaghetti and meatballs or lasagne - but none of those things work without a good sprinkling of parmesan or some sharp cheddar. So, I decided to go Greek. Yes, [...]

Lunch al desko: Chickpea, chorizo and roasted vegetable salad

I had intended to make a series of 'lunch al desko' posts, so here's a second one... hopefully of many! This serves two so you can get two days from it or get brownie points by feeding your significant other! It's packed full of protein and very tasty but does have a bit of bold chorizo [...]

2018-12-01T09:55:13+00:00 January 19th, 2016|Categories: Opinion|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , |