Chermoula-spiced giant couscous

Caramelised artichokes with giant couscous maftoul (meaning “hand-rolled”), a traditional Palestinian grain made from bulgur and whole wheat flour.⁠ A very popular new salad in our household. The maftoul has a lovely nutty flavour and a great texture 🌱 ⁠Chermoula is a North African spice with cumin, coriander and lemon 🍋⁠INGREDIENTS⁠Artichoke hearts (as many as…

Roasted peppers and cherry tomatoes, filled with giant couscous flavoured with Italian summer truffle and artichoke pesto 😋⁠

INGREDIENTS Two red peppers Handful of cherry tomatoes Olive oil Sea salt and black pepper Belazu artichoke and truffle pesto (https://www.belazu.com/?s=truffle%20pesto) 1 packet of giant couscous (pearl couscous by Artisan Grains) Parmesan or pecorino cheese Parsley, chopped   So simple it’s almost not a recipe! METHOD Cut the peppers in half, remove the seeds, drop…

Pickled vegetables

Pickling liquor 300 ml cider vinegar (I use Belazu Co) 300 ml water 60 g caster sugar 1 teaspoon sea salt 1 teaspoon black peppercorns 1 teaspoon fennel seeds 1 teaspoon coriander Optional extras: Sprig of lemon verbena, orange zest, dill fronds, green chilli. Vegetables 500 g mixed vegetables (cucumber, shallots, carrot, radish, cauliflower, kohlrabi,…

Baba ganoush

Smokey aubergine dip, perfect with flatbreads

Chargrilled asparagus with broad beans, peas, buffalo mozzarella and lemon

Ingredients 1 bunch of asparagus spears 300 g fresh peas* (or frozen equivalent) 500 g fresh broad beans* (or frozen equivalent) 4 radishes, sliced thinly 1 unwaxed lemon, zest and juice Buffalo mozzarella (4-8 small balls, or 1 large ball, torn into pieces) Extra virgin olive oil Sea salt flakes and fresh ground black pepper…

Watercress soup

Simple and delicious soup, full of nutrients and packed with flavour