Category Archives: vegetarian

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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Spicy Breakfast Beans

I had half a tin of kidney beans, half a fresh chilli and half a tin of tomatoes left over in the fridge when making brunch – out of hunger & necessity was born Spicy Breakfast Beans. They’re very similar … Continue reading

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Chicken & Veggie Cous Cous

We have one veggie in our house so we often cook ‘split dishes’ – they start out the same and then get split in two at some point in the cooking process when meat is added to one pot and … 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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Creamy mushroom stroganoff

This recipe is from Tamzin Outhwaite. No, she’s not a personal showbiz friend, I just found it by accident. It’s an easy, delicious sauce for tagliatelle. I just used chestnut mushrooms. http://www.secretsauce.co.uk/pasta-rice/tagliatelle-recipes/creamy-mushroom-stroganoff/

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Roast tomato sauce

This is a great way of using up any allotment tomato glut. The sweet sauce can be frozen and used as a base for pasta sauce (just add basil, chilli, anchovies or whatever you fancy) or as a base for … Continue reading

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Mexican rice

Again, not a precise receipe, just a jotting. This is good with chilli or burritos. Fry some basmati rice in some vegetable oil. Add some garlic, a bit of onion if you like, and a teaspoon of cumin and cook … Continue reading

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Beautiful burritos

Me and the children made these tonight. Fantastic. They took it in turns to help me cook and take photos… (photos to follow!) We made veggie ones and steak ones. Both use the sneaky salsa (below) though this time we … Continue reading

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Smug and sneaky salsa

I knocked this tasty salsa up mostly from things grown on our allotment (hence the smug bit). Tomatoes A red onion Fat clove of garlic Squeeze of lemon or lime juice pinch of salt Slug of tomato ketchup Slug of … Continue reading

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Quick and Cheap and Easy Nachos

Okay these are a bit naughty and this isn’t really cooking, but I’ve made these a few times recently and they vanished very quickly indeed. You’ll need: 2 or 3 small packets of tortilla chips – Sainsbury’s Basics ones are … Continue reading

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