Puy Lentil and Spinach Soup

This is another recipe adapted from one of Hugh Fearnley-Whittingstall’s, it’s a lovely substantial soup featuring my favourite lentils. Serves 4-5 Ingredients 1 onion, finely chopped 1 carrot, chopped A few sprigs of thyme, leaves only, roughly chopped 3 garlic cloves, finely chopped 200g tin of chopped tomatoes without the juice 150g puy lentils or lentilles vertes, rinsed well 1.3 litres […]

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Roasted Beetroot Soup with Horseradish Cream

This simple beetroot soup recipe is from Hugh Fearnley-Whittingstall’s excellent River Cottage Veg Every Day book. Beetroot has a wonderful earthy taste that I love and it makes a great soup, the combination with horseradish works really well. Once again my dad came up trumps with a bunch of fresh beetroot from his garden, perfect! I couldn’t find fresh horseradish but […]

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Two Bean Chilli

I’d been wanting to try this for a while, a chilli without tomato and while it won’t replace my favourite 3 bean and stout chilli it was very nice with a baked potato for tea tonight and very quick to make. Serves 4 Ingredients 400g tin of kidney beans 400g tin of black beans 1 onion, chopped 1 red pepper, […]

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Cabbage Soup

Soup season is upon us once again. Actually it’s never really out of season here, I love soup and make it all year round but this was a new one, very low fat and low calorie and it couldn’t be easier to make. I got a bit carried away chopping the veg up and came out with enough for 10 […]

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Kale and Potato Curry

My dad gave me some of his home grown kale, potato and chilli today so I combined all three in this lovely kale and potato curry based on a recipe from Hugh Fearnley-Whittingstall. A bit different from my normal curry style but a really good result and definitely something I’ll be making again. Serves 2 Ingredients Kale, stalks removed and […]

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Cowboy Hotpot

Howdy Partner, I wasn’t sure what to have for lunch today so grabbed my copy of  The Best Ever Vegetarian Cookbook by Roz Denny for inspiration and the result was this quick hotpot. I added celery, chilli and garlic and used Frylight olive oil spray instead of oil for extra healthiness. Serves 4 or 5 on its own. Ingredients 1 onion, […]

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