No blender vegetable soup As I have found out through my time traveling, only …

No blender vegetable soup As I have found out through my time traveling, only a handful of hostels have a working blender. This is a real shame since soup is one of the easiest and best ways to use up leftover or cheap vegetables. I have come up with a range of adapted soup recipes, which will be … Read more

Red thai curry I leaned how to make curry paste from scratch during my time in…

Red thai curry I leaned how to make curry paste from scratch during my time in Thailand, sitting for half an hour grinding the spices and chilli in a big stone mortar. Don’t get me wrong, it was lovely, but who really has the time? The spice pastes you can buy are actually really good … Read more

Spaghetti and meatballs It’s time to make the most of another ingredient that …

Spaghetti and meatballs It’s time to make the most of another ingredient that always makes an appearance on the free food shelf. A lot of people only us half a packet and leave the rest for others, so here is my favourite way to use it.  Ingredients for 1 (£1.95) 1/4 of a 500g pack of beef mince  1 … Read more

Cod and avo salsa As much as I get annoyed with taking mortgages out time and …

Cod and avo salsa As much as I get annoyed with taking mortgages out time and time again to buy avocados for breakfast and lunch, they do make a fantastic sweet chilli salsa. The preparation for this dish is super simple, but a few spoonful of the sweet and sour salsa brings everything alive with flavour.  Ingredients … Read more