Vegan Pesto Spaghetti & Balsamic Veggies

As I don’t eat dairy, I find it hard to find a pesto that I can enjoy without stomach aches. I concocted this through sheer frustration and think it is the best pesto to ever have been created! It is vegan, inexpensive to make and absolutely delicious… I promise. If you are looking for a…

Mowgli Street Food – Nottingham

Mowgli in Nottingham has been on the cards for a while and last week it finally opened. Located in Hockley at 1 Stoney Street (The big pink building on the corner opposite Void and across the road from Ice Nine) it is a three storey building standing out from the crowd. Would Hockley, known for…

Rikshaw Urban Indian Kitchen – Sherwood

Having seen all the Instagram and Facebook posts, I was super excited to try out Rikshaw Indian Kitchen, at 615 Mansfield Road. The food looked amazing and the menu sounded fun, so I messaged on Facebook asking to book a table for myself and 2 friends. Silly me! Turns out it is a takeaway! Their…

5 tasty quick dinners

Working full time doesn’t mean having to eat boring food during the week. I try to cook delicious food during the week, as quickly as possible. I try to keep all midweek dinners under 30 minutes for my housemate and I, including all prep time. There is so much I need to do when I…

Las Iguanas – Nottingham

I was invited to Las Iguanas, Nottingham last week week to try out their new menu. Now, I have to be honest, this is the first time I have been to a Las Iguanas, even though it is right next door to work. With this in mind I can’t comment on the changes to the menu…

Son of Steak – New menu launch

If you read my blog, you’ll know that I adore Son of Steak in Trinity Square. So much so that a quote from a previous blog post is emblazoned on their huge glass window. They are typically a steak restaurant but they ‘do things differently’ and are ‘rebellious’. Their points of difference in comparison to…

Vermicelli Miso Ramen

I love rice noodle soup. Vermicelli miso is one of my favourite dishes. I really enjoy cooking Japanese food and you really don’t need meat to fill you up. Try this, I am sure you won’t be disappointed! Ready in 10 minutes and serves 2 and 500 calories. Ingredients 2 tbsp Miso paste 2 tbsp…

Harissa Aubergine Kebabs

This recipe is in the 15 minute vegan recipe book from Katie Beskow, AKA Little Miss Meat Free. It has become a regular in our house over the last 3 weeks and is fantastically quick and simple. There’s minimal effort but maximum impact with this recipe. I urge you to grab the recipe book HERE…

Thai Laksa

This vegan Thai laksa is amended from a Jamie Oliver recipe. It is from his 15 minute meals cook book and with a little practice it does only take that long. It’s quick, tasty and filling and guaranteed to impress your friends!

PizzaStorm – Nottingham

As some of you may know, Inferno Pizza has now re-branded to PizzaStorm. The speedy pizza restaurant has had a complete re-brand and looks amazing. Changes have been made to both the design of the restaurant and the menu and it seems that it is mostly for the better. With 44 toppings to choose from,…

Easy Baked Salmon

I absolutely love salmon. It’s so versatile and soaks up flavour like a sponge. This dish takes 5 minutes to prep and cooks in 15-18 minutes on 180°c Ingredients 2 Salmon fillets 1 lemon 2 tbsp honey 1 tsp rosemary – I used dried for ease 2 tbsp olive oil Small piece of ginger Method…

Quick tasty pasta sauce

This recipe is super quick to make, full of flavour and low calorie. I make a big batch of this and freeze it for an even quicker dinner option. Ingredients 400g tin of chopped tomatoes1 glass of white wine1 Onion, finely chopped2 cloves of garlic1 vegetable oxo cube, crushed2 tsp Marmite5-6 basil leaves Method Heat…