Winter warmers

These meals feature hearty root vegetables or legumes and are best served steaming hot (preferably by the open fire on a cold winter's night!).
Cheesy baked potatoes with salty tofu, jalapenos, and coriander

Cheesy baked potatoes with salty tofu, jalapenos, and coriander

This recipe is based on the baked potatoes my mum used to make for us. Soy-marinated crumbled tofu makes the perfect salty substitute for bacon bits, atop a layer of melted cheese that complements the pillowy potato perfectly. Finally, the strong, bold flavours of spring onions, jalapenos, and coriander give it a satisfying kick that's tempered by a dollop of natural yoghurt. More

White bean and za'atar soup with toasted sesame seeds

White bean and za'atar soup with toasted sesame seeds

This easy, hearty soup is a perfect winter warmer. I love the za'atar flavours of sumac, thyme, and sesame seeds, and cannelini beans are the perfect blank canvas to serve them with. And really, who doesn't love anything involving Turkish bread? More

Gnocchi with red wine, lentil and olive sauce

Gnocchi with red wine, lentil and olive sauce

The rich flavours of red wine, kalamata olives and tomatoes meld beautifully in this zesty, hearty sauce. And with only two ingredients requiring any kind of prep, it's a relaxed cooking experience! More