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A big bowl of this Chicken, Cannellini Bean and Kale Soup is like wrapping a fleecy blanket around you and curling up on the sofa with a good book. Warm, comforting and oh so delicious!

Warming Chicken, Cannellini Bean and Kale Soup

A big bowl of this Chicken, Cannellini Bean and Kale Soup is like wrapping a fleecy blanket around you and curling up on the sofa with a good book. Warm, comforting and oh so delicious! Pin this Chicken, Cannellini Bean and Kale Soup for later The weather here in Western Australia has been a bit all […]

This Lentil Bowl with kale and chicken meatballs is the perfect mix of comfort food and healthy lunch. Hearty and warming without being heavy or stodgy but light enough for a warm day. It really is the dish for all seasons!

Nourishing Lentil Bowl with Kale and Chicken Meatballs

This Lentil Bowl with kale and chicken meatballs is the perfect mix of comfort food and healthy lunch. Hearty and warming without being heavy or stodgy but light enough for a warm day. It really is the dish for all seasons! I have just finished at chapel where Mr 6 got a certificate of recognition. You can […]

This Red Lentil Dhal is a wonderfully nutritious and comforting bowl of goodness. It works well with rice and naan bread and is a great cheap family meal. And you can spice it up and change it up to suit you and your family!

Red Lentil Dhal

This Red Lentil Dhal is a wonderfully nutritious and comforting bowl of goodness. It works well with rice and naan bread and is a great cheap family meal. And you can spice it up and change it up to suit you and your family! Red lentils are a fabulous way to bulk out a meal! They are […]

Risotto is one of the most satisfying and warming dishes you can make. Creamy, buttery with rich herby Italian sausage and fragrant rosemary. This risotto a sure winner for winter.

Sausage and Rosemary Risotto

Risotto is one of the most satisfying and warming dishes you can make. Creamy, buttery with rich herby Italian sausage and fragrant rosemary. This risotto a sure winner for winter. It is still freezing in Western Australia. I have never known it this cold here! We have hit freezing. Actual freezing!!!! I am sat in bed with a […]

Lentil Patties. A great vegetarian dish, that is delicious eaten warm or cold. Great for lunch boxes and as a canapé or appetiser.

Lentil Patties

My parents left yesterday 🙁 I got a text from them last night to say they had landed safely in Singapore. They were boarding a flight out of there late last night so currently they are probably somewhere over Europe. So far the house hasn’t fallen back into chaos, but it is early days.

White Bean Dip. Store cupboard ingredients are used to create this delicious and easy bean dip. A vegan, gluten free, dairy free, sugar free, egg free and nut free appetiser.

White Bean Dip

This bean dip is delicious, it is also vegan, gluten free, dairy free, sugar free, egg free and nut free. Can you see where I am going? It is a great dip to serve up at a mixed gathering. AND…..It is lunch box friendly. Mr 7 and Mr 4 have been back at school for a […]

Chorizo, Feta and Lentil Salad. Creamy puy lentils in a light dressing served with salty soft feta and crispy hot chorizo. A great gluten free recipe.

Chorizo, Feta and Lentil Salad

Sometimes I get an idea in my head and no matter what I do it stays put until I act on it. More often than not this is linked to food. It could be a craving for a gingery slippery bowl of noodle soup, a toasted cheese sandwich or even take away fish and chips. […]

Chickpea and Corn Salad. A delicious, colourful and healthy dish. Perfect on it's on or with grilled meats.

Chickpea and Corn Salad

  Do you have any cook books that give you a list of what to stock your pantry with? I love those lists, not because I want to know what to put in my pantry, but because I love knowing what other people put in theirs. It fascinated me. My pantry at Rickety Cottage was full, […]

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