Roasted Sweet Potato, Chorizo and Feta Salad

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Autumn has finally arrived here in the UK, although the temperatures remain mild – a bit too mild, worryingly mild actually – and I can feel my stomach favoring the stodgy, warm and comforting. This recipe is a bit of a compromise though – it contains fresh greens, uncooked and unadulterated. But the hefty wedges of roasted sweet potatoes and crispy chorizo topped with salty feta still offer up that comfort we all seek this time of year.
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Winter Vegetable Chowder

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The weather the last few weeks has been a roller coaster – sun and warmth, to freezing cold and snow, to chilly and raining. It doesn’t know what it’s doing and likewise our dinners have been a bit confused.

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Parsnip Soup with Blue Cheese Toasts

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Break out the violins and get your hankies ready, this is the story of a dinner for one. I found myself on my own the other night and without any dinner. There were no suitable leftovers, actually no leftovers at all because it’s getting to that time of the month where we find ourselves using up frozen treasures and store cupboard staples. So there I was, alone and hungry with very few options beyond a handful of frozen corn and some canned tomatoes. All by myself, don’t wanna be…Ok, that’s going a bit far.

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