Tag Archives: vegetables

How to Dry Your Own Tomatoes and Mushrooms and the New Optimum P200 Dehydrator Review

Sun-dried tomatoes and dried mushrooms. Two of the most expensive ingredients available, especially in comparison to their fresh counterparts. They also happen to be two of my favourite ingredients to use. Both offering rich, intense flavour; tomatoes with their sweetness … Continue reading

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Broccoli Cream Pasta with Griddled Summer Vegetables

I am so excited to share this recipe with you today. This has become such a favourite, not least for it’s versatility. The sauce can also be served as a soup, as it is or thinned with stock, water or … Continue reading

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A Simple Side: Chili and Garlic Kale

I often get stuck in a rut when it comes to side dishes. For regular day to day cooking, I don’t want to go all out on a fancy accompaniment to a meal, especially if I have put a lot … Continue reading

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Creamed Cabbage Spaghetti

You may have grown up, like me, viewing cabbage only as a side vegetable. Whether it be an accompaniment to a vegetarian sausage or a roast chicken ( 😦 ) – it was just that, an accompaniment. Luckily for me, … Continue reading

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Squash and Fennel Lasagne

Having never been a fan of fennel or anything strongly aniseed flavoured – I was intrigued to try this recipe given that it included so many things that I did love – squash, creamy white sauce and lasagne. The fennel … Continue reading

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Sprouted Seed and Radish Sandwich

This was no ordinary sandwich. A sandwich to remember. Crunchy, nutrient dense sprouted seeds, crisp lettuce, cool cucumber, peppery radish and sweet tomato encased in a creamy peppered mayonnaise between two slices of bread. Take 2 slices of your bread … Continue reading

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Baked Almond Feta, Almond Feta and Caraway Baked Cabbage Parcels and The Best Pasta Bake

I’ve never had a good experience with commercial vegan cheeses. I first tried Redwood’s cheezly about six years ago when I first ventured into veganism. Along with some odd, pink hued soya milk, I found it irreparably gross. Like, really, really gross. … Continue reading

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Peppery Salsify Gratin

Since first discovering the muddy sticks, that are, salsify, I get very excited for its annual season, which appears to have overrun the winter season this year (I am not complaining). I ordered 2 lots of 400g to come alongside … Continue reading

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