Category Archives: carrots

Spicy Slaw

@gwithiansunset made this to go with our eldest son’s birthday Mexican feast. Beyond awesome. Half a white cabbage 5 carrots 4 spring onions 6 radishes half a red onion 3 small apples 1 clove of garlic 1 large fresh green … Continue reading

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Kick-ass Carrot & Coriander Soup

I like carrot & coriander soup, but I wanted something with a bit more kick to warm me up. This kicks ass. You will need: 1 onion, chopped 1 clove garlic, chopped 1 tsp ground coriander 2 small red chillis … Continue reading

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Beef stew

I made this for tea: http://www.jamieoliver.com/recipes/beef-recipes/jools-s-favourite-beef-stew It was delicious – though I probably ought to have read to the end of the recipe earlier in the day – I slammed it in the oven after the afternoon school run. Doing … Continue reading

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Random vegetable soup

My sons described this as ‘the best soup’ they had ever tasted – and it was just made with stuff I had lying around. Half a dozen small potatoes, chopped 1 onion, thinly sliced 1 clove of garlic 2 carrots, … Continue reading

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Pumpkin Soup & Toasty Pumpkin seeds

Henry & Tilly went pumpkin carving the other day, and they brought home a couple of extra pumpkins they hadn’t finished – which was a bonus as I could make soup… Large pumpkin 1 litre chicken or vegetable stock large … Continue reading

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Stilton and Celery Soup

This is adapted from “Super Soups” – a tiny National Trust recipe book I picked up years ago in Northumberland. – 1 head of celery. – 1 large carrot. – 1 large onion. – 1 and a half pints (900ml) … Continue reading

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Peasant’s Pot

This has evolved from a recipe on the side of a packet of Marmite stock cubes. I don’t think you can get Marmite stock cubes any more – it probably dawned on people that you could just use ordinary Marmite … Continue reading

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