Chargrilled asparagus with spring onions, polenta and tapenade

Polenta, asparagus, spring onions, tapenade

I’m sharing this asparagus recipe from my cookbook Eating for Pleasure, People & Planet in support of Veg Power a campaign to help kids eat more veg. Our little one Lyra, loves all four of the key vegetables in this dish, asparagus, spring onions, corn (polenta) and olives. If you haven’t already click my cookbook cover […]

Biodiversity

Biodiversity

“Biodiversity” The variety of life (from a single-celled organism or plant to a mammal) within a defined location or system, from the whole world to a chosen area of study. E.g. Your gut microbiome is made up of a biodiversity of yeast, bacteria and other critters as is the soil. A particular habitat like a […]

Waste Not… How To Make Your Beetroot Leaves Into a Delicious Dip

How To Make Your Beetroot Leaves Into a Delicious Dip

I’ve written this piece in partnership with Victorinox who have supplied me with the walnut handled knife and the chopping board (pictured) below. As a kid I always kept a Swiss Army Knife in my pocket, now as an adult and professional I use their chef-knives in my home and professional kitchens. Beetroot grows with […]