Hot hummus and sumac pita shards

I can hear you say – ‘hummus, honestly? Yawn.’ I know what you are saying but hear me out here. This is not fridge-cold supermarket stuff. This is, as my Turkish friends call it –¬†sicak humus! This hummus is hot – literally and figuratively. And I will not apologise about the copious amounts of melted butter it gets covered in. Hot hummus, silky, sweet…

Quinori, chervil and sunflower seed pesto and raw sunchokes

Quinori has been a recent revelation. It is a mixture of white and red quinoa, shards of raw chickpeas and brown rice. I have created a herby sunflower seed pesto to go with it. I love combining ingredients that come from the same family – hence the raw Jerusalem artichoke slivers, that come from the sunflower family and are also called sunchokes, sunroots and…