Beetroot and Walnut Salad

I’d never cooked beetroot before, so when I saw this recipe I thought that – apart from looking tasty! – was reason enough to try it. Ingredients 6 beetroot bulbs 2/3 cup walnuts 1/2 red onion (chopped finely) 1/3 cup continental parsley (chopped) 70g baby spinach leaves 1/4 cup olive oil 2 tbs lemon juice…

New York Baked Cheesecake

I made this especially for a girlfriend’s birthday and honestly don’t know why I’ve never made a cheesecake before because it was so easy. They’re one of my favourite cakes. This is a Jamie Oliver recipe, except his had a blueberry topping. Ingredients 250g digestive biscuits 150g unsalted butter 1/2 cup caster sugar 1/4 cup…

New Orleans Coleslaw

This is a modified Nigella Lawson recipe. I’ve halved the ingredients she specified in hers, and this was still enough to feed us for ages. ‘Us’ meaning Adam and I. The kids weren’t all that enthused. Their loss, really. Ingredients White or savoy cabbage, 500g before trimming 1 carrot 1 sticks celery 2 spring onions…