Jerk. No I’m not giving out an insult, I’m talking about the Caribbean seasoning I’ve come to love. Give me anything jerk and it’s a winner – Alex’s mum makes the most incredible jerk chicken, and I love feasting on the stuff at Notting Hill Carnival too! I could probably live on the jerk chicken and wouldn’t get bored. One side which goes so well with jerk chicken is sweet potato – come on, Sweet potato is never going to have had its day. So getting creative in the kitchen recently I started experimenting with combining the flavours – a jerk sweet potato mash to go with my slow cooked BBQ chicken. Combining cooked sweet potato with a little butter and jerk paste, it made…

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Is it just me or does this warm weather change your appetite? Don’t get me wrong, I still enjoy the odd comfort meal – burgers, chilli, sausage and mash – but quite often, I don’t fancy anything too heavy. Not too carby, or meaty. Something with plenty of veg so I feel like I’m nourishing myself, especially after a long day at work. A couple of weeks ago I’d decided I was making turkey kofte style kebabs, yet when I got home, I’d completely changed my mind – the pitta just wasn’t what I wanted. So whipping up Alex’s kebab, I decided I’d do myself something different. Throwing together some vegetables I had in the fridge, tossing them in oil and roasting them in herbs,…

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What I eat when dining out often inspires a lot of my home cooking. The new ingredients I decide to experiment with, the flavour combos, the style. I recently had a delicious cauliflower salad, and so have started roasting my own spiced cauliflower at home to add to salads, main dishes, or a delicious vegetable cous cous, which I’ve been having for lunch at work – don’t worry, the recipe is on it’s way. Roasted cauliflower, is so simple, yet get the flavour combinations right, and a spiced version can be 100x better! So much flavour packed into something so nutritious. So here it is, my Roasted Spiced Cauliflower recipe for you to try. I hope you enjoy, and of course, please let me know how…

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Scrambles are simple and quick, yet super tasty if you get the right flavour combinations. They make a quick brilliant brunch, for those weekends when you need a speedy option before heading out for the day, or even a delicious light dinner for those evenings when you’re limited on time. What’s more, scrambles are a great source of protein for post-gym meals too. With asparagus still in season, I’m making the most of this versatile vegetable – it’s one of my favourites! Combined with ham in a scramble, served on toasted seeded bread and topped with sliced avocado, it’s been a winning brunch dish recently! Have you got a favourite scramble recipe? Chloe xx   Print Asparagus & Ham Scramble Quick and easy, yet simply…

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You can’t beat a recipe passed down from your elders. You know it works, you know it’s tasty, and you know it’s most probably going to impress. Well, this one was no different! Whilst at home a little while ago, my Nanny told me about a new salmon recipe she’d been making quite often – Salmon baked with low fat cream cheese and plum tomatoes. It sounded fab and so I had to give it a go. It’s super simple and easy, doesn’t take long to cook, yet it’s delicious and nutritious, making it a perfect mid-week meal. What’s more, it’s only a few ingredients – don’t you just love those recipes which need five ingredients or less?  It’s great served with cous cous and vegetables, but would be just…

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