These days my most favourite picnic or packed lunch food dish is a frittata – I prefer it to a sandwich, salad or wrap. This one, made with seasonal broad/fava beans, mint and halloumi cheese is a new favourite and may well prove popular for those who avoid meat for whatever reason. You can use
Sundays are when I usually cook something that can be used in a lunchbox, provide a quick breakfast for a weekday, or make a meal for when time is short or I don’t care to cook. Frittatas are perfect for this scenario – they can be made ahead and then sliced to fill a
We made this Spinach and Ricotta Frittata (a kind of Spanish omelette) to celebrate the arrival of our new Bariatric Bento Box. It’s protein-rich, easy to make and delicious both hot and cold. We like to serve with salad but it would make an equally good meal with other seasonal vegetables or just by itself.
I can’t promise you cloudless blue skies, sparkling blue coastline, a shady spot for a picnic or indeed any other idyll – but can I can help you with some great summery food for such places and conditions in case you get to enjoy them in next few weeks. The weather in the UK is
Eggs are my go-to food for much of the day. I love them at breakfast time (scrambled or baked); fall back on them for a packed lunch (often as a salad mixture); frequently dine on them for a main meal (as a frittata or omelette); and are my fail-safe snack when hunger genuinely strikes.