Category Archives: Meals and light bites

Warming Curried Parsnip and Apple Soup

We have a huge pile of parsnips that my fella grew for the Christmas meal our friends hosted this year. The day before Christmas Eve, he harvested 16 pounds of the buggers – we only needed a few of them! … Continue reading

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Vegan Brunch

Theme: Brunch: the under-appreciated get-together meal. I hate it when cafes stop serving breakfast in the morning. ‘Breakfast served until 11am’  What the hell?!!! That’s like saying you can only have so much fun. ‘All-day-breakfast’ now, that’s more like it … Continue reading

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Vegan fish fingers on a Friday

Theme: Meals for the young (at heart) Most British adults of a certain age will remember fish fingers, chips and peas being the classic go-to dish served up for kids in the 1970s. Especially be people who didn’t know what … Continue reading

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Spinach and Walnut Sunflower Tart

Theme: Party! – Canapés, finger foods, something to share. Recipe adapted from: http://www.italianchips.com/spinach-pie Ingredients: for the pastry: 500 g of flour 90 ml of extra virgin olive oil 200 ml of dry white wine 2 tsp of salt for the … Continue reading

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Tofu Beignets

Theme: Fancy AF – Dazzle us with your haute cuisine or gourmet dishes. These tofu beignets are inspired by a meal I had a the Bulrush restaurant in Bristol around this time last year. The tofu is marinated in arame, … Continue reading

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Freekeh Salad

Theme: Unconventional grains – Cooking with freekeh, buckwheat, sorghum, etc – try something you wouldn’t usually! Greenwheat Freekeh is made from young grains of wheat harvested and toasted. It has a nutty taste and chewy texture. It can be used … Continue reading

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Hassleback Potatoes

Theme: Making the humble potato the star of the show These take a little time and patience to prepare but they are a bit of a treat and great for dinner parties or fancy roast dinners. You need to use … Continue reading

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