Recipe: Vietnamese Summer Rolls with Prawn & Mango

Summer Rolls or Rice Paper Rolls are a popular street food snack or light meal in Vietnam. They are fresh, delicious and healthy, and full of lots of crunchy vegetables. This version has prawns and mango, but you can add whatever you like – pork, beef, mushrooms, avocado and whatever vegetables you have in the fridge. Peppers, celery, radish and bean sprouts are all a lovely addition. In Vietnam the most traditional Summer Rolls have sliced pork and prawns as the topping with noodles, herbs, salad leaves, cucumber and spring onions. They are also gluten free. Continue reading

Recipe: Nectarine & Sweet Geranium Tart (Gluten Free)

It’s been over a month since I posted a recipe – perhaps because real life has rather taken over. I now have a full time job as the cafe chef at the lovely Skip Garden Kitchen near King’s Cross. The Skip Garden (an urban garden in the middle of a construction site) is part of Global Generation, a youth education charity that focuses on connecting young people (and others – families, local businesses) to the natural world. Continue reading