Tag: simple food

Caldo verde with chickpea stock

Caldo verde with chickpea stock

This is my take on a traditional Portuguese soup Caldo verde, which translates as a ‘green soup’. As it’s a traditional recipe, it doesn’t require any special ingredients, and is quite simple to make. I used ‘Cavlo nero’ kale which is a type of green…

Lemon balm cookies

Lemon balm cookies

Lemon balm has sprung back into a vibrant green growth like no other herb this year. It is full of citrusy flavour and fragrance, and its leaves and stems are smooth and tender. It felt like it’s a good time to do something with it…