‘Carpaccio’ of Kohlrabi with Goats’ Cheese & Thyme

There’s been a discussion about kohlrabi amongst a food writers’ group I belong to over the past few days, so when I saw red kohlrabi in Wholefoods in Richmond this morning, well … it was impossible to resist buying some. I’ve actually put a couple of kohlrabi recipes on here before – with walnuts and […]

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Warm Chicken Salad with Oranges & Black Olives

A heatwave has been scorching its way across Europe and I guess a temperature in the mid-30s in London today is not so bad when you consider other places – like France, Spain and Italy – have had record highs in the mid-40s. However, it definitely wasn’t a day for standing by a campfire in […]

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Griddled Halloumi with Blood Orange & Olive Salad

It’s almost two weeks since I bought the two Sicilian blood oranges along with some white asparagus in Chiswick – and I really needed to do something with them! I could, of course, just eat them – straight. But I wanted to do something a bit special and the plan had been in my head all […]

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Chicken, Watercress & Red Grapefruit Salad with Tahini Dressing

It’s been the hottest day of the year so far; seriously hot. I got into my car at one point and it registered 37C. I don’t think it was really that hot outside but close. I like the heat but even for me it was too much. So it was definitely a day for a […]

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Kohlrabi, Apple & Walnut Salad

The other half of the kohlrabi I used in the Kohlrabi, Watercress & Yogurt Salad I made about 10 days ago was still sitting in my fridge. I took a look at it this morning and decided it looked absolutely fine but maybe I should use it up today. This is one of the great […]

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