Category Archives: rocket

roasted pepper and garlic gnocchi with feta

When you're trying to cook to a budget potato gnocchi is a great choice: just a few of them go a long way. Their bland nature makes them a great foil for any strong flavours. I'm a big fan of roasting vegetables so this is a super combo. student-survival-guideThis is warming, filling, and doesn't feel frugal! There's lots going on with sharp, salty cheese; soft, toothsome gnocchi and rich, sweet roasted red peppers. Approximate cost  for main ingredients, excludes storecupboard … Continue Reading ››

strawberry rocket salad

strawberry rocket salad with prosciutto and mozzarella What a Summer stunner. The marvellous Simon had made this for us the previous week and it was fantastic, so I had to have a go myself. It originates from this month's Waitrose magazine. It kinda shouldn't work, but when you load your fork with a little of everything -  crunchy shallot, bitter rocket, salty prosciutto, sweet strawberry, soft mozzarella and tangy balsamic dressing - it explodes in the mouth for a perfect combination. Strawberry rocket … Continue Reading ››