Healthy recipes

Lighter Spanakopita? I Barely Knew ‘er

Spanakopita – with its layers of cheesy spinachy goodness and buttery, delicious pastry – is my absolute favourite Greek dish. Plus, let me tell you, a Geordie saying the word ‘spanakopita’ sounds utterly amazing, like a fridge full of syllables falling down a flight of stairs. It’s really quite a surprise that we haven’t taken […]

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Date – Wrecking Garlic Beef

There’s a terrific Nigella Lawson recipe that uses about 30 cloves of garlic and guarantees that people will be standing about two miles downwind of you for a good few days. That inspired this recipe, which also uses a frightening amount of garlic but tastes absolutely fine. By cooking the garlic a little, you take […]

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Korean Kimchi Tomato Eggs

A wonderful fusion of Middle Eastern shakshuka with the flavours of Korean bibimbap.

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Lighter Dan Dan Noodles

A recipe that relies heavily on vegetables and a pep of spice and heat to leave you with a simple satisfaction, this is a super-light version of the classic Sichuan street food dish that usually uses minced pork.

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Jewelled Herb & Rice Salad

VEGETARIAN Cook’s Notes: If you have a little extra time, soak the rice in cold water for 30 minutes before you start cooking. This kick-starts the water absorption process so that when you cook the rice you end up with fluffy separate grains that are perfectly cooked and don’t stick together. Equipment: Sauté pan with […]

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Ice Cream

COCONUT BANANA ICE CREAM AND CHOCOLATE CHIP COOKIES

No more chasing after the ice-cream truck, make your own cool coconut banana ice cream and soft chewy chocolate chip cookies.

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‘I HAVE NOTHING IN MY FRIDGE’ STIR FRY

My challenge for you is to cook (and eat) everything in your fridge before you shop again. This eliminates food waste, saves a bit of money, and you get to exercise being creative with your meals.

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Green Burger

STEMS-AND-ALL GREEN BURGER

I prefer my burgers to be made with nothing but plants, so I make my own. This green burger is loaded with nutrients to leave you feeling satisfied.

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Deliciously Ella’s Five-Bean Chilli with Cornbread

I think this has been one of our most requested recipes. I can’t begin to count the number of emails I’ve had asking for it, so I’m really excited to finally share it with you. Both the chilli and the corn bread are surprisingly easy to make and they taste so incredibly good! The chilli […]

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Deliciously Ella’s Almond Victoria Cake Recipe

We’ve made this cake to celebrate team birthdays at our office more times than I can remember and everyone loves it. It used to be called a MaE cake in the deli, so if you’re looking for that recipe this is it! I know lots of people get worried about baking cakes, and think they’re […]

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