Green Midsummer Pesto (Vegan)

This is my first recipe of the year using home grown produce.  The kale is doing really well – as it always does, and this year I’ve finally been bothered to protect it from the butterflies with some netting. (I really hope they find somewhere else just as lovely to lay their eggs!)  So I’m…

Raw Banana ‘Cheese’ Cake

I get the raw thing. I feel great when I eat raw food.  I encourage my kids to eat as many raw snacks as possible, raw fruit and veg, nuts and seeds, coleslaw and salads, they are all as unrefined and unprocessed as possible and bursting with fresh nutrition.  But I like cooking.  I enjoy…

Avocado Pasta

My youngest daughter loves avocado in all its forms, my eldest is more selective, and prefers hers mashed with salt and lime juice and served on a beany chilli… Either way, I thought I was onto a winner with this pasta dish, linguine and creamy avocado, how could I go wrong? But sadly, my first…

Tangy Red Cabbage Slaw

So, this arrive in my veg box about a week ago, and he’s been lurking in the vegetable rack ever since.  It’s a beautiful beautiful thing, but there’s just so much of it and I wasn’t really sure where to start.  I originally intended to braise it slowly with red wine, apple and spices, but…