Haricot Bean Houmous (Navy Bean Hummus)

I absolutely love houmous (or hummus if you’re from the USA).  It’s one of those staples at any party now, everyone’s favourite dip that comes out with the nibbles.  You can dip crisps or crudité into it, spread it on bread and it goes fantastically with lamb as part of a main meal.  It’s just so…

Bala Baya Restaurant, Southwark, London

Bala Baya is a new restaurant, just opened in Southwark and is the creation of the ex-head chef, Eran Tibi, from Ottolenghi’s Restaurant, who left to start this place up!  There was an offer for 25% off on all bookings as it was the first month so we went with a few friends to see what it…

Roasted Cauliflower with Pine Nuts & Tahini Dressing

I was having a few friends over for dinner tonight and my friend Josephine was bringing over a traditional Swedish dinner of herring and caviar to start followed by Salmon and Potato Salad as a main course. Knowing that I wouldn’t be able to eat the potato salad I decided to create myself a side…