Tag: Vegetarian

Spicy Aubergine in Tomato Sauce with Sumac

Spicy Aubergine in Tomato Sauce with Sumac

This spicy aubergine (egg plant) side dish is perfect for family meals. Are you an adventurous eater? Myself and my husband love a bit of spice, and like trying things new. We once visited an African restaurant in London, and delighted in ordering the dishes […]

Creamy Butternut Pasta with Frozen Squash

Creamy Butternut Pasta with Frozen Squash

This butternut pasta is so easy – the perfect creamy lunch or dinner dish. No roux, no rich cream or soft cheese either. I like it with a sprinkling of chilli, but I think it would be yummy with crispy bacon too if you’re not […]

Vegan Mushroom Sauce with Chestnut and Cranberry

Vegan Mushroom Sauce with Chestnut and Cranberry

This vegan mushroom sauce is made with portobello mushrooms and pureed chestnuts. You could thin it down and pour it over nut roast, or just pile it on roast veg and mash. It’s that tasty it deserves to be the star of the show. I […]

Roasted Sweet Potato Salad with Pecans and Cranberries

Roasted Sweet Potato Salad with Pecans and Cranberries

This sweet potato salad is just autumnal goodness in a bowl! Are you a fan of the autumn/fall? I have to say, it’s my favourite time of year. I love the period from September, when the bushes are laden with berries, through Halloween, bonfire night […]

Why become flexitarian? Just Eat Less Meat!

Why become flexitarian? Just Eat Less Meat!

A friend recently shared this article, and it made me a bit less hopeless about the future of the human race. Flexitarianism – eating less meat – shouldn’t be just a lifestyle choice for a few. It’s the direction we are all headed, and we […]

Couscous Salad with Feta and Chickpeas

Couscous Salad with Feta and Chickpeas

This couscous salad with feta is an easy to make mouthful of summer. It’s Easter Monday today, and it’s rained so much one of our flower beds has developed a small lake. We can’t complain, though, it’s been snowing in some areas, and we’ve had […]

Halloumi Pesto Pasta with Roast Vegetables

Halloumi Pesto Pasta with Roast Vegetables

  Halloumi Pesto Pasta This halloumi pesto pasta is the perfect late summer treat – or make it any time of year to make you think of Mediterranean sunshine. I love Halloumi, don’t you? If you haven’t tried it, you’re really missing out. It’s just […]

Slow Cooked Adzuki Bean and Sweet Potato Curry

Slow Cooked Adzuki Bean and Sweet Potato Curry

  This slow cooked adzuki bean and sweet potato curry is an easy slow cooker dish the whole family will love. Our last trip to the local Asian supermarket to buy pulses resulted in the familiar split peas and butter beans, plus something called red […]

Roast Squash and Lentil Soup

Roast Squash and Lentil Soup

May doesn’t really seem like the time of year for a squash and lentil soup, but I put the heating on for an hour the other day. It’s a lot cooler than it was this time last year – last week, even. And yet the […]

Quick Egg and Vegetable Noodles

Quick Egg and Vegetable Noodles

  Today I’m going to share with you a takeaway-busting recipe for the nights when you have very little time to cook- or very little motivation.  You can rustle this up in just a few minutes, and with just a few ingredients. These egg and […]


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