Monthly Archive: February, 2013

Butterbean stew

I feel a bit guilty about all the meaty recipes I’ve been posting of late, so here’s a bit of very tasty recompense: butterbean stew. It’s a bit like Turkish kuru fasulye or… Continue reading

Lily’s super noodles

I heart Super Noodles. There. I’ve said it. Instant noodles, Super Noodles, 2-minute noodles. Whatever you call them in your part of the world, I love them. Those one portion packets of ramen… Continue reading

Peanut butter chocolate brownies

Writing this is torture. I’ve given up chocolate for Lent, something I haven’t done in years. I’m sure it’s doing me lots of good, but it’s really bloody hard. So now I have… Continue reading

Why the horsemeat scandal should be keeping you awake at night

(Clue: it’s nothing to do with horses) When I first heard about the now-infamous horsemeat scandal, my first thought was ‘well, no-one thought it was prime meat anyway, right?’ My second thought was… Continue reading

Carb loading

(Or why I’ve not been blogging very much lately) Yesterday morning I ran 13.1 miles backwards and forwards along the Brighton seafront in the glorious February sunshine. I was running the Brighton Half… Continue reading

Persian yoghurt soup

Since my lovely friend Leila made me an amazing Persian dinner a few months ago, I’ve had a growing fascination with Persian food. In my search for simple Persian dishes to cook, I… Continue reading

Beef dhansak

A few weeks ago, after an evening’s star gazing at Oxford University’s Physics Department (I know, I’m super cool), some friends and I went out for dinner. After much wandering the cold, rain-slick… Continue reading

Leftover apples cake

I think we all know by now that I hate food waste. Make that HATE. I won’t prattle endlessly on here about why (athough you can check out this post if you really… Continue reading

Prashad’s mattar paneer

This is one of those vegetarian Indian dishes I’ve always adored but had no clue how to make. When I tried to describe it to Sophie, she looked at me askance – and… Continue reading

{Guest Post} Nadav’s pleasure soup

I’ve been thinking of enlisting the culinary wiles of my talented friends for a while now, and I am very pleased to present to you the first ever guest post on Green and… Continue reading