Autumn · Breakfast · Zero Waste-friendly

Autumn Spiced Baked Oatmeal with Buckwheat

Here's a recipe for a simple and delicious baked oatmeal recipe, perfect for a cosy autumn morning when you've got a little more time on your hands to prep a delicious breakfast. Top with chopped nuts, fresh fruit, and some molasses or maple syrup to invoke the spirit of the autumn fairies. It will serve… Continue reading Autumn Spiced Baked Oatmeal with Buckwheat

Autumn · Main Meals · Zero Waste-friendly

Spicy Split Pea & Root Veg Soup

Autumn is coming....can you feel it? The past few days I have really started to feel the seasons changing. It's not just the slightly colder, windier days and nights - there's a certain autumnal smell, that I associate with wet leaves, rich earth and ripe apples. At this time of year there's nothing better than… Continue reading Spicy Split Pea & Root Veg Soup

Autumn · Breakfast · Snacks + Sides · Zero Waste-friendly

Fava Bean Houmous with Roasted Garlic

I love houmous - it goes with everything! As a dip, as a sandwich filling, as a topping for soup, stew or pasta...it's always a winner in my book! However, shop-bought houmous is quite expensive, and always comes in plastic packaging. So once I went zero waste, I realised I would have to start making my own. The… Continue reading Fava Bean Houmous with Roasted Garlic

Autumn · Baking · Foraging · Sweet · Zero Waste-friendly

Chronicles of the Apple 3: Big Apple Cake

In this series, I'll be sharing recipes that make use of the most versatile of autumnal fruits - the humble apple! For more easy apple recipes, see part 1 here, and part 2 here. I'm calling this "Big Apple Cake" because that's what it is! This is the Mother of all Apple Cakes, packed with… Continue reading Chronicles of the Apple 3: Big Apple Cake

Autumn · Baking · Breakfast · Zero Waste-friendly

Perfect Staple Wholemeal Bread

I love this time of year. Early autumn, when the sun is still shining and the days are warm, but there's a hint of the misty coolness ahead. Apples are ripening on the trees, and there's a real sense of excitement about the cosy days to come. Around the time of the Equinox (which this… Continue reading Perfect Staple Wholemeal Bread