Sweet Potato and Black Bean Empanadas

These little pasties are really moreish and pretty simple to make, albeit there’s a few different elements to prepare. Given that, I have no compunction about using ready made puff pastry, though if you’re prepared to make your own, these could be even nicer I imagine! When I’m making these, I do extra black beans…

Harissa-spiced Aubergine, Pepper and Potato Stew

Son number two asked me last night to make a vegetarian dinner, forgetting entirely that my attempt at introducing Meat-Free Mondays a few months back had met with almost violent protest from both boys. Having checked the contents of the fridge and the veg drawer, I was grateful for his request, as I found peppers,…

A Green Shakshuka (of Sorts)

This is a great catch-all dish – perfect for using up leftovers or veg that’s on its last legs and just FULL of goodness. Really filling too thanks to the potatoes and eggs – it really does have everything. I was inspired by a recipe  I spotted in the Good Housekeeping magazine I browsed through…