Fig & Pesto Flatbread

With September being fig season in the UK, this is the perfect time of year to get creative with the sweet, jammy and delicious fruit. Baked into cakes and crumbles, and used as an accompaniment to sharp cheeses, figs are great with both sweet and savoury dishes. This recipe is a satisfying savoury flatbread idealContinue reading “Fig & Pesto Flatbread”

Simple Wild Garlic & Walnut Pesto (v)

April is a wonderful time to get outside and explore the abundance of Spring herbs and plants flourishing right now. The UK is full of greenery during these months of ample sun and rain, from detoxifying cleavers and dandelion to Alexanders and today’s featured ingredient of wild garlic or Ramsons as it’s also known. Wild garlicContinue reading “Simple Wild Garlic & Walnut Pesto (v)”

Springtime Parsley & Basil Pesto

As we welcome the Spring Equinox this week, it seems appropriate to make something green and full of life. The beginnings of Spring are very much a transitional time  of the year in terms of living with nature. After the heaviness and hibernation of Winter, it’s important to recognise whether there’s a need to re-setContinue reading “Springtime Parsley & Basil Pesto”

Raw, Vegan Wild Garlic + Spinach Pesto

It’s evident Spring has fully settled in when white wild garlic flowers begin blooming in shady forest areas. This plant is abundant in many grassy areas, seeking out moist soil before springing up for a couple of months of the year. Garlic cloves are found in thousands of recipes, adding deeper flavour to sauces and stews, andContinue reading “Raw, Vegan Wild Garlic + Spinach Pesto”

Plant-Based Avocado Pesto (No Garlic)

Mid-August calls for something that provides an abundance of nutrients, but doesn’t require hours inside the kitchen to make it. It calls for something healthy and light, but also filling enough to last until the sun sets late in the evening. It calls for something without garlic, because Summer is a social time of year…..Continue reading “Plant-Based Avocado Pesto (No Garlic)”

Protein Pesto With Rainbow Veggie Spaghetti

This recipe is perfect to whip up after a busy day out in the sunshine, as a post-workout lunch or satisfying snack. The ingredients are easy to source and easy to use, and the preparation takes just minutes. I recently teamed up with Indigo Herbs, a company based in Glastonbury, UK, who believe ‘the pathContinue reading “Protein Pesto With Rainbow Veggie Spaghetti”

Hey Pesto! …. (Vegan Walnut Pesto Recipe)

*A note on measurements: The ‘cup’ measurements I use are the standard American cup sizes. You can buy ‘cup’ measurers from most big supermarkets. These are very useful (as it doesn’t require getting the scales out and measuring all the ingredients by weight) and they generally range from 1/3 cup to a whole cup measurement.Continue reading “Hey Pesto! …. (Vegan Walnut Pesto Recipe)”