Spinach, Mushroom and Pecorino Quinoa

Yes, I’ve finally gone off script! I made something that I sort-of concocted in my very own mind, without the help of a TV chef or someone else’s blog. The quinoa is back and I’m using it like pasta. As much as I love pasta, it’s bloat-inducing which is fine on a Friday – or … Continue reading

Family, a Restaurant Fave and a Food Fail…

I made another quinoa dish on Sunday night, with a home-made, rather than shop-bought, tzatziki. I had just made my blueberry clafoutis and was feeling like a kitchen goddess, so I confidently knocked up my quinoa (keen-wah, keen-wah, keen-wah) just like  last time. With that burbling away on the stove, I grabbed the carrot tzatziki recipe I’d … Continue reading

Quinoa with roast tomatoes and halloumi

Last night I weighed out some ingredients for the first time in my life. Yay. 120 grams of quinoa – the fluffier, tastier version of cous-cous – to be precise. So what I did was, is: 1) Pre-heated the oven (fan 200) for my roast tomatoes. 2) Rinsed my 120g of quinoa in a strainer, very … Continue reading