Roasted Pumpkin and Avocado Hummus

I had half a roasted pumpkin left over from the Roasted Pumpkin and Walnut Salad. I also had an avocado that needed eating up. They are both quite rich foods so I was not sure about combining them. I was wowed by the results. The dip is rich and creamy but light and sweet too….

Fennel and Apple Salad

I got the idea for this when I was in Italy, last summer, on a yoga retreat near Rome, in a place called In Sabine. The villa had a huge vegetable garden and all of the food was sourced from there. I used to go and watch the gardener making the harvest each morning and…

Wakame Salad

Wakame is a type of Japanese seaweed. Seaweed is very nutritious. I only came to Japanese food very recently and I absolutely love this salad. It is so simple to make but you do need to source the right ingredients. In Berlin you can get these at Asian supermarkets and I suspect the same is…

Spicy Tomato and Onion Salsa

You can eat this with anything. Indian food, Mexican, in wraps with tofu or as part of a picnic. We like it really spicy but then we are British. You need to adjust to your own taste. I always use Thai chillis which are pretty fierce although Dave prefers habaneros or, better still, Scotch Bonnet,…