Veggie Moussaka

Moussaka, that gloriously beefy Greek dish, gets a veg makeover. The mix of lentils and ground walnuts is incredible; you’ll be convinced you’re eating regular mince! I swap out the faff of making a white sauce too for a yoghurty cheese mix; a bit rogue but it worked a treat. This dish is an experiment…

Chicken and Mushroom Pie

I had some leftover pastry in the fridge this week (@roseannaellenbrown wanted pecan pie) so I’ve had pie on the brain. Chicken and mushroom is a @liz.speed special, all I’ve done is add some more veg. The roasted shallots are worth it, trust me Mum! The ideal work lunch when summer is rainy and not acting like summer….

Chicken Andouille Sausage Gumbo

When I travelled in the US a few years ago, I fell in love with New Orleans; its intoxicating clash of cultures, music and food was something I’d never seen. Gumbo is a dish that celebrates that culinary melting pot; a deep, smoky stew that tastes so good and, well, quite unlike anything you’d have…

Cajun Mac n Cheese with Roast Butternut Squash

We are five weeks out from the Deep South pop up weekend people! In honour of this momentous (!) occasion, here is the recipe for the mac n cheese deliciousness that I’ll be serving up (that just happens to be gluten-free too). Comfortingly cheesy, with sweetness and crunch, I’m pretty sure this will be a…