Huw’s sweet semolina

Huw’s sweet semolina

I decided to cook something that makes me feel really happy. This dessert is super delicious and also brings back some really good memories. A few years ago I was in Australia, volunteering at an Organic farm run by Krishna devotees, they were great people…

Ailsa

Ailsa

Ailsa was looking for a vegetarian recipe that would delight her vegetarian friends. Her University friend Deri, the Ethical Chef himself, came to her assistance. He taught her the ways of cooking the hearty and nourishing Sweet potato, chickpea and spinach curry. This is the…

Boudicca bakes

Boudicca bakes

Boudicca bakes because she enjoys it and because that’s something one can do when one has kids. ‘Boudicca bakes’ is the name of her cake business that she’s been working on for a while. 10 years, to be precise, of perfecting brownies, flapjacks and other…

Feijoada, Brazilian soul-food

Feijoada, Brazilian soul-food

Just watching this traditional Brazilian Feijoada being prepared was a feast in itself. A delicious example of nourishing, “made from scratch” slow food. It takes time to prepare and it’s meant to be savoured as a family meal on a Sunday afternoon. Claudia is the…

Fiona’s California inspired salad

Fiona’s California inspired salad

Fiona’s job is to create new recipes so it’s only natural that after visiting California where she was inspired by the ever present avocados Fiona developed this salad recipe. Ingredients 1 avocado 2 slice of Halloumi cheese 1 boiled egg Watercress/sweet pea shoots 1 spring…

Alison’s indispensable lasagna

Alison’s indispensable lasagna

When Alison left her parents house her mum’s lasagna was one recipe she couldn’t leave behind. It was the recipe that would have everyone in her family come back for seconds or even thirds. This is the recipe she decided to cook for me on…

Jacci’s crunchy cornflake flapjacks

Jacci’s crunchy cornflake flapjacks

Everything about this story is sweet, from how Jacci inherited the recipe from her grandma, how she’s been baking them since she was a little girl and how she got the nickname ‘Flapjack Jacci’ because of her fondness for sharing her sweet sweet bakings with…

Radhi’s holy curry

Radhi’s holy curry

Ok, this might not be 100% Radhi’s but it is made to the sounds of Radhi’s chanting, therefore holy. It’s taken from ‘The Higher Taste’, a book of vegetarian recipes that has become a classic of Hare Krishna cuisine. The book is filled with ‘karma…

The start of it all. A very comforting beetroot and hemp seed milk soup

The start of it all. A very comforting beetroot and hemp seed milk soup

This is me, starting a community project I have long been inspired (well, since I moved to Adamsdown) to create a portrait of my community. Adamsdown is an incredibly diverse community and seeing so many different people on the street I couldn’t but be curious…