Beetroot with Mint & Yoghurt

Beetroots only seem to appear on menus these days roasted or pickled and whilst I adore them in both these forms there are plenty of other delicious ways to serve them up and I intend to showcase that over the coming months. This is one of my favourite Persian accompaniments and in Farsi is called…

Kale Pesto

  If you were to believe everything you read about Kale then I am sure you would not only be stuffing mounds of it down your throat everyday but probably also bathing in it and possibly trying to hook it up intravenously 🙂 The health food industry seems to move from the alter of worship…

Piquant Chimichurri

I remember the first time I heard the name of this delicious tangy Argentinian relish I thought I was being teased as it sounded totally made up. Pronounced “chee-mee-CHOO-ree”  the name’s origin is unclear although I prefer the suggestion that it is derived from Basque’s tximitxurri which is taken to mean ‘a mix of several things in no…