Bombay Potatoes

Bombay Potatoes are a tasty accompaniment to a curry and very easy to make. Best enjoyed fresh, they don’t reheat very well. Ingredients 400g potatoes (peeled) 4 tablespoons sunflower oil 1/2 teaspoon mustard seeds 1/4 teaspoon turmeric powder 1/4 teaspoon chilli powder 3cm fresh ginger, grated or chopped very fine Salt and pepper to taste Method 1. Cut the potatoes […]

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Glamorgan Sausages

Glamorgan sausages are a tasty traditional Welsh vegetarian sausage made with cheese (usually Caerphilly), leeks and breadcrumbs. These are great hot or cold and you can easily spice them up with some curry or chilli powder or add some extra herbs. Ingredients 55g baby leeks or spring onions, finely chopped 140g caerphilly cheese, grated 175g fresh white bread crumbs 1 […]

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Spaghetti Bolognese

A simple bolognese made with TVP Mince, this will probably also work well with Lentils, I’ll have to give it a try next time (it does, see new recipe here). Serve with spaghetti of pasta of your choice. An interesting way to serve bolognese is in giant pasta shells (Conchiglioni). Cook the pasta shells in salted water until just tender […]

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Mustard and Beer Bread

I got this recipe (if you can call it that) from my dad and it is really simple; Just take your ordinary white bread recipe and substitute all the liquid for FLAT beer of your choice (I’ve used Old Peculiar and Guinness, both work well) and add 2 tablespoons of whole grain mustard. I usually cheat by using a packet […]

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Saag Paneer

Saag Paneer is a spicy spinach and paneer cheese dish that works well as a side dish or served with naan or pakora for a main course. Paneer is perfect for vegetarians as it is high in protein. Ingredients   225g paneer cheese cut into cubes 500g frozen spinach 1 medium onion, chopped roughly 6 green finger chillies, chopped 4 garlic […]

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Aloo Gobi Vindaloo

This is a really quick aloo gobi (potato and cauliflower) vindaloo recipe, it’s my “regular” curry that I make a lot and has developed over time into what I think is a very tasty curry without requiring too much effort. You can use whatever vegetables you like really, fresh or frozen, it’s very forgiving and is a great way to use up […]

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Ricotta and Borlotti Bean Pâté

A lovely light yet full flavoured pâté that I got from “The Best Ever Vegetarian Cookbook” by Roz Denny. Tastes great served with warm crusty bread or toast. Ingredients 400g tin of Borlotti beans in water, drained 175g Ricotta cheese 1 clove of garlic, crushed 50g butter, melted Juice of half a lemon Salt & ground black pepper 2 tablespoons […]

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Chilli Falafel Burgers

This is an incredibly quick and easy way to make delicious spicy falafel burgers, just whiz the ingredients together, shape into burgers of desired size and chill for 10-20 minutes before frying. Great served on an oven bottom muffin with some lettuce, hummus, chilli sauce and topped with grilled halloumi cheese. From the list of ingredients it might look like […]

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Leek and Carrot Soup

I often make a big pot of soup on a Sunday which leaves enough left over to last me for lunch during the week. My favourite is the Lentil, Chilli & Tomato Soup but sometimes you fancy something different. This week I tried a leek soup with carrots and of course the ever present chillis. Ingredients 4 leeks (approx 1 […]

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