Dinner Ideas

Han’s fresh tomato & red lentil soup {vegan, GF}

Posted on May 27, 2013

My friend Hanna and I have a reciprocal recipe relationship. She reads my blog and makes my recipes, and then she texts me her recipes and I make them (and sometimes feature them on my blog – raw fudge brownie is hers!).

Our friendship is, of course, more complex than that. But it is fun to have a mate to share regular tasty back-and-forths!

Anyway, the other week when I published my red lentil and sweet potato soup and shared it on my Facebook page, one of my loyal readers Judith commented that she used to buy a tinned soup that was tomato and lentil – and did I have a recipe? (more…)

Roasted beetroot pasta sauce {vegan, egg free, nut free}

Posted on May 20, 2013

This pasta is a shocking pink/purple colour, and all the better for it!

I’m a bit of a sucker for all things pink and red. If you ask any of my friends and family, they’ll happily tell you the majority of my clothes and personal items are all 50 shades of pink (or more)!

Therefore it makes perfect sense to extend that love to my food… so today I present you with my pinkest dish ever. Isn’t it pretty? (more…)

Dinner Ideas {with cheese!}

Posted on September 28, 2012

Friday Night Dinner Ideas is a weekly round up of quick and healthy meals to inspire you to cook well after a long week. Recipes are from the Fig & Cherry archives (simply click the blue text to go through to the recipe), as well as a few of my favourite blogs. This week’s theme is cheese. Enjoy!

Idea #1: Egg boats with roasted garlic and goats cheese. (more…)

Friday Night Dinner Ideas {with pork!}

Posted on September 21, 2012

Friday Night Dinner Ideas is a weekly round up of quick and healthy meals to inspire you to cook well after a long week. Recipes are from the Fig & Cherry archives (simply click the blue text to go through to the recipe), as well as a few of my favourite blogs. This week’s theme is pork. Enjoy!

Idea #1: Tea glazed pork chop with tea poached pears. (more…)

Friday Night Dinner Ideas {with mushrooms}

Posted on September 14, 2012

If you’re a regular reader of this blog then you know I am a HUGE mushroom fan. So when I put the question out on Facebook as to what you would like for this week’s Friday Night Dinner Ideas post, I was absolutely delighted with your choie of mushrooms!

I don’t even need to find any blogger pals to link to this week – my archives have so many juicy mushroom dishes! Here are seven of my favourites.

Idea #1: Quick mushroom stir fry. This is Thai inspired and will be on the table in 15 minutes flat. (more…)

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