Deliciously Ella’s Chocolate Fudge Torte Recipe

I ate so many pieces of this torte while we were testing the recipe! It’s rich, indulgent and chocolatey with a lovely mix of ground almonds, maple and dates. for the chocolate torte300g ground almonds150g buckwheat flour50g cacao powder50g coconut sugarpinch of sea salt200ml maple syrup100ml date syrup200ml almond milkthe water from 1 × 400g […]

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Deliciously Ella’s Mushroom and Cauliflower Risotto Recipe

When we’re catering for guests who may be a little sceptical of a vegan meal we tend to go with dishes that feel familiar and accessible, like a risotto. Here we swapped the traditional butter and cheese for almond milk and nutritional yeast, which I know sounds weird but it works. Cooking the rice in […]

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Turmeric Aubergine and Tadka Yoghurt Raita from Khazana

This gently spiced turmeric aubergine and tadka yoghurt raita dish is wonderful served alongside warm flatbreads. You can use the bread to scoop up the soft aubergines and sweet, spiced yoghurt. SERVES 4 Ingredients 1 large aubergine, cut into 5mm slices 75ml olive oil, plus extra for brushing ½ teaspoon ground turmeric 200g natural yoghurt, […]

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Banana and Chocolate Ice Cream Sandwiches

Banana and Chocolate Ice-Cream Sandwiches

Banana and Chocolate Ice-Cream Sandwiches This fun pudding is lip-smackingly good and great for all ages. It is also easy to assemble. I especially love making it with kids although every adult I know likes to behave like a child now and again too. The ‘ice cream’ is just banana mixed with cocoa powder and […]

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Pomegranate and Feta Salad

Warm Barley Salad with Pomegranate and Feta

Barley has a unique flavour with a moreish chewy texture. The combination of ingredients here make this a sensational looking Instagram-worthy salad and the pomegranate jewels add a gourmet crunch. SERVES 2 100g pearl barley 600ml vegetable stock or water 60g pomegranate seeds 3 spring onions, thinly sliced 40g watercress 40g baby leaves, to include […]

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Clare Llewellyn

Scientist and Author of Baby Food Matters: A Day In The Life

Clare Llewellyn leads the Obesity research group at University College London (UCL) and is the director of the Gemini twin study, the largest of its kind to explore the origins of babies’ and children’s eating behaviour. In her new book Baby Food Matters, she and co-author Dr Hayley Syrad use scientific evidence to explore what […]

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Peanut Butter and Chickpea Blondies

Peanut Butter & Chickpea Blondies

Who knew chickpeas could be so versatile? Being high in fibre and protein, they add great texture to these white brownies, and the overall recipe is relatively low in sugar compared to shop-bought versions. I’m not quite sure which tastes better, the raw batter or the finished treats, but licking the spoon is definitely one […]

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Miso Salmon, Black Rice & Asian Greens

Miso is a traditional Japanese food made from fermented soya beans, rice or grain and salt. It might sound a bit strange if you’ve never tried it, but it adds the most amazing, intense flavour to this simple recipe for miso salmon, black rice and Asian greens and it’s something I always have in my […]

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Courgette and Harissa Falafels

Courgette & Harissa Falafels

I love these courgette and harissa falafels in salads, in pitta bread, in wraps, and even as a snack on their own. They’re high in protein and fibre, plus they’re fork free, so they’re the ultimate lunchbox heroes. MAKES 12 (SERVES 3-4) 50g courgette, grated 3 tbsp olive oil ½ white onion, diced 1 garlic […]

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Healthy Fried Chicken Sandwich

California ‘Fried’ Chicken Sandwich

As a family with four teenage children, we are always looking for healthy ways of preparing not-so-healthy fast food favourites like pizza, burgers and fried chicken. This recipe is brilliant because it is a healthy ‘fried’ chicken sandwich. It has the satisfying crunch from the chicken and the creaminess of the mayo, but is actually […]

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