Category Archives: vegetarian

Eggy bread

Or French Toast, which I made for the kids ages ago and they all hated it. Except now Henry loves it and wants it every day. Makes 1 portion. 1 egg 1 thick slice of soft bread splash of full-fat … Continue reading

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Lentils & Cabbage

Okay, doesn’t sound that appetising, but this went down a treat with a bottle of the excellent ginger-spiced Blandford Fly beer. I didn’t even grumble about the brown rice – it was totally like being back in a cafe in … 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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Broad Bean Risotto

Adapted, if not pinched, from the Able & Cole recipe, adding Noilly Prat vermouth and using mint instead of thyme, as we have mint growing by our kitchen door but no thyme. That’s the trouble with modern life; never enough … 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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Roast tomato soup

Adapted from ‘Stones Spells for Magic Feasts’, a veggie cookbook from a cafe in Avebury, Wiltshire – near the stone circle. Fresh tomatoes fresh basil and/or dried herbs garlic onion cream red wine (optional) vegetable stock tomato puree Halve and … Continue reading

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