Freekeh Salad

Freekeh Salad

I love middle eastern flavours and was very excited when I came across a picture Bethany Kehdy had posted on Facebook last October of her lunch, a yummy bowl of Freekeh salad. Bethany is a food writer over at Dirty Kitchen Secrets. Her blog is...

Carrot and Courgette Fritters

Carrot and Courgette Fritters

These delicious fritters were born out of necessity after I needed to use up some carrots and courgettes leftover in my fridge. Since then, they have become a regular feature in my house. Even my OH loves these and looks forward to eating...

Spaghetti With Lemon Sauce

Spaghetti With Lemon Sauce

Happy New Year Spicy Pear followers. Hope you are all enjoying the first week of 2014. This month I am hosting the Pasta Please Challenge run by Jacqueline of Tinned Tomatoes and I am enjoying all the wonderful entries. The current theme is...

Celeriac Chips

Celeriac Chips

I love chips and could eat them all day long but as I am trying to keep the weight off, I need to look for healthier alternatives to fulfill my cravings… so, you can imagine my delight when I turned on the TV and found someone raving on...

Roasted Vegetable Quesadillas

Roasted Vegetable Quesadillas

It’s Mexican night at the Spicy Pear household and what better dish to serve than homemade quesadillas. These stuffed wraps can be as healthy or unhealthy as you like and can be filled with whatever is leftover in your fridge.