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Courgette & lemon linguine

400g linguine 3 courgettes, coarsely grated 3 tbsp olive oil, plus extra to drizzle 1 garlic clove, finely chopped zest 1 unwaxed lemon large pinch crushed chillies handful of torn basil leaves Cook the linguine till at dente, then drain quickly so some cooking water is still clinging to the strands. Tip back into the […]

Spicy Beanburgers with Courgette

serves 8 1 can red kidney beans (or half kidney beans, half chickpeas) 1 red onion, diced 2 (or more) cloves of garlic, finely chopped 8 fresh tomatoes, roughly chopped 1 red pepper, diced 1 courgette, grated 3 slices of bread, grated into crumbs ½ teaspoon (or more) hot chilli powder Olive oil Salt and […]

LOVELY LATKES

6 eggs 1/4 pt milk 1.2 lb Cheddar cheese, grated Lots of cardamon powder plain yoghourt honey First take five eggs, beat them well into the milk and make as many thin omelette as you can, Then beat the last egg well, mix it into the cheese and mix in a hearty teaspoon of cardamon […]

Heaven Balls

I tin unsweetened chestnut puree 10 oz mixed nuts & seeds (no peanuts) 10 oz dried fruit (not vine fruits) desiccated coconut or sesame seeds to taste a little salt a little lemon juice Grind up the nuts and seeds, and the dried fruits (I like a mixture of dried apple and apricots); blend together, […]

Cabbage with Creme Fraiche

Ingredients: Oil White cabbage Vinegar Salt Dill Garlic Creme Fraiche Flour Grate the cabbage on a food processor or grater. Braise it in oil on low heat with lead on it. (Should loose its juice and not burn down but boil in that. Or little water has to be added. ) Smesh or chopp the […]

Chestnut, Mushroom & Coconut Soup

This one’s a corker! 6 large mushrooms 1 lge Onion ½ Tin Coconut milk (or ¼ block) Garlic Herbs 4 tbs chestnut flour 1/2 tsp cumin, coriander, ginger to taste Salt 1 pint water or stock Gently cook chopped onions and garlic in a generous amount of oil until transparent, add the spices and stir […]

Traditional Dumpling Bake

Ingredients: Onions Garlic Diced carrot, leek, parsnip, swede, other veg to taste Diced meat (optional) Wine (optional) 3 oz butter/oil/lard 4 oz chestnut flour Fresh mint, thyme, sage & peppercorns Tomato puree Spices to taste 1 pint stock. Gently fry chopped onions and garlic in a suitable oil, add the meat and spices, tomato puree […]

Beansprout Stir-Fry

This quick and simple recipe takes about 10 minutes to cook, cost a couple of quick and can be made with almost all local, seasonal ingredients. Perfect! 250g bean sprouts (try aduki or chickpeas) Here’s how to sprout your own! 250g egg noodles 250g beef (go for an inexpensive cut of local, organic beef) 3 […]