Simple, healthy and tasty - squash is dressed with olive oil, fresh parsley and garlic. If you don't want to peel it first, simply slice in half lengthwise and scoop out the seeds. You can serve this hot from the oven or at room temperature. Substitute pumpkin or sweet potato if butternut squash isn't available.
A step by step recipe for making a baked potato. Use for jacket potatoes - try soured cream and chives, Cheddar cheese and bacon, chilli con carne or ratatouille.
Fresh ginger, cardamom, and sweet potatoes will fill your house with a delightful autumn fragrance, as well as call your family to the table.
A wonderful Mexican-inspired salsa, full of black beans, sweetcorn, tomatoes and onion. I can never make enough when I have a party. Chill 24 hours before serving if you have time and serve with tortilla crisps.
Serve with a spicy chilli or minty yoghurt sauce. Try other vegetables too, such as sweet potatoes, broccoli and asparagus. You can also use paneer.
This is a quick, garlicky Mediterranean olive spread. Similar to the French tapenade, but without capers. Excellent served with good crusty bread.
A fantastic tasting salsa recipe given to me by a close friend. The flavour of grilled tomatoes and spices tastes great with tortilla crisps.
Quinoa is a great alternative to rice - it's lighter, tastes nutty and cooks in about half the time. In this recipe it's tossed with onion, garlic and fresh herbs to make a quick and easy side.
Quinoa is a nutty seed native to South America. It can be found in most health shops. For an even more flavorful pilaf, use vegetable stock in place of the water.
This is a much loved recipe from my Italian childhood - it makes a great vegetarian fry-up. Use fresh organic eggs and have a crusty baguette on hand to soak up the delicious sauce.