Roasted aubergine with Moroccan spiced veg and couscous

Francesca

This recipe looks like a bog standard veg tagine dish but it really is lovely, greater than the sum of its parts. It works even if you don’t have a few things to hand: no fresh coriander, nuts or lemons. Plain couscous is fine. We’ve tried substituting carrots for the peppers and butter beans for the chickpeas (dice the carrots …

Simmered fennel, tomato, ginger and broad beans

Francesca

This summery stew emerged from a hankering for something light and tangy to plonk onto a bowl of plain leftover couscous prior to heading to the pub, with about 20 minutes to do it.  There was a Regather fennel bulb begging for attention. Very fresh, very rustic. Variation:  if you don’t like or have fennel, this could be adapted for …