Umami packed mushroom risotto topped with scallops wrapped in salty-sweet pancetta. These two delicious components work so perfectly together.
This vegetarian mini lasagna is light, airy, and full of exciting and unexpected tastes and textures, including roasted vegetables, fresh tomato sauce, and creamy ricotta.
There is something comforting about pie and gravy. These vegetarian puff pastry turnovers and mushroom gravy made meat irrelevant. Big rich complex flavours. Truly delicious.
An alternate take on beer-battered fish and chips, with the chips replaced by grilled halloumi cheese and accompanied by sweet and sour mango and walnut salad. No need for the traditional sauces when you have a salad like this to compliment the fish.
A ubiquitous Middle Eastern street food made from ground chickpeas, these herb-infused falafel with pita bread and chilli jam are the equal of a great burger but without the calories.
This dish invokes some mystery for me. Within this tortilla, the black beans, black rice, and black garlic provide a dark backdrop to the colour and light of the red peppers and fresh mozzarella.
You can put together this incredibly delicious pasta dish in minutes. The anchovies, garlic, and extra virgin olive oil is a classic combination, enhanced here with a hint of truffle oil and chilli. To the side, a black garlic and balsamic drizzle brings some sweet earthiness and acidic balance.
Pillow-like gnocchi made with sweet potatoes was a great foundation for some favourite tastes – the salty intensity of gorgonzola, the tang of sun-dried tomatoes, and the fresh fragrance of basil. This pan-seared gnocchi gorgonzola was a symphony of bold flavours.
The asparagus and pancetta stuffed chicken breast was incredibly delicious. Omitting mention of the veggie reduction gravy though would be criminal. It did what a gravy should – provide a solid flavour foundation while highlighting the flavours of the main attraction. The beetroot and feta salad could stand alone but completed this plate in a …
Buckwheat crepes, together with savory spinach and mushrooms, make this a particularly nutritious and delicious dish. The camembert and parmesan add a dimension that only a good cheese can.
Gnocchi with pomodoro sauce is an Italian classic. Fresh basil, fresh mozzarella, and a sauce made from fresh tomatoes. This gnocchi pomodoro tastes as delicious as it looks.
Inspired by the colours of autumn – green pea hummus topped with crispy skin salmon, vibrant sweet and sour roasted baby beets, and a warm vegetable salad.