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Diana Henry Roast potatoes with chilli, mint and preserved lemon Simple

Roast potatoes with chilli, mint and preserved lemon | Diana Henry (SIMPLE: effortless food, big flavours)

You will have to give me the benefit of the doubt with this recipe. The UK is currently experiencing what we call a heatwave, but is probably just our sad, brief excuse for a summer. I am literally sat with the windows open, fanning myself as I write this. Yet somehow I find myself roasting potatoes.

Peri-peri halloumi burger | Joe Wicks (Veggie Lean in 15)

Peri-peri halloumi burger | Joe Wicks (Veggie Lean in 15)

Halloumi has definitely become the new mushroom risotto as the go-to vegetarian option. I don’t think that’s necessarily a bad thing. Halloumi is bloody delicious and a bad mushroom risotto can be a miserable experience. Salty and savoury – halloumi seems like a natural alternative to bacon and I’ve had it with many a vegetarian breakfast. I’ve also seen halloumi battered and fried as it’s a piece of cod. It shouldn’t work, but it does.

Gigli with chickpeas and za’atar | Yotam Ottolenghi (Ottolenghi Simple)

Pasta really does make such a simple mid-week dinner.  It’s hearty and carby and the leftovers travel well – what more do you need?  True to it’s name, Ottolenghi Simple is filled with interesting and achievable mid-week pasta recipes.  One such recipe, is the gigli with chickpeas and za’atar.  People […]