Barley risotto with mushrooms, kale and chorizo

Last night’s dinner was a combination of store cupboard ingredients and bits and bobs from the fridge, but it turned out rather tasty. Healthy and hearty, a risotto fills you up and acts as a base for such a wide variety of ingredients. Using barley instead of risotto rice is often quicker and is much […]

Barley-stuffed chicken

Last night was roast chicken night and the slightly odd-looking grain stuffed inside is pot barley. I was never a fan of scotch broth but barley is my new favourite addition to salads and now stuffing! It is stocked full of fibre, the soluble kind that helps lower bad cholesterol, as well as a fibre-like […]