Category Archives: Recipes

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 […]

How to sprout beans

Ingredients and Materials Aduki beans or chickpeas or any whole dried bean (as many as you’ll eat in salads, stirfrys etc) A Jar, colander and clean cloth. Method 1) Rinse the beans, then cover in water and soak overnight. 2) The next day, tip the beans into the colander and rinse thoroughly. Allow to drain […]

Spring Cleansing Diet

With the weather currently warm and enlivening now is the time to consider a good spring clean inside. Here are some suggestions which are almost universally helpful for giving energy, clearing the liver and getting rid of dull winter skin and joint aches. For 7-14 days: drink plenty of water and Eat salads with French […]

Vegan Pseudo-Hummus

This is a generic non-recipe for a hummus type protein source. It isn extremely good replacement for meat, as the protein concentration is high, and the smooth texture means it gets fully digested. Add a few spoonfuls of this to a bowl of salad leaves and a slice of bread for a complete and filling […]

Nut Butter & Dairy Free Milk

Organic peanut butter is probably quite good value at £3.50 for a 300g jar, which is just over £10 per kilo. Not bad but considering that most of us own a blender and organic peanuts can cost less than £3 per kilo we may be missing a trick! Why stop at peanuts. Here’s an extremely […]

Make your Own Easter Eggs

How did the celebration of the height of Spring become a time to gorge on sugar and cocoa? Well, maybe because sugar and cocoa are great. But they are even better when combined with nuts, seeds, fruit and even veg! 1) Make your own eggs! You’ll need a chocolate mould but from there it is easy. […]

Celeriac and Apple Soup

½ Celeriac (chopped in cubes) 2 small apples (can be any eating apple chopped in cubes) butter 1 knob veg stock 1litre 1.Fry celeriac & apple in butter gently until golden 2.Add veg stock 3.Simmer until apple and celeriac are soft.Add pinch of tarragon,salt,pepper 4.Puree until smooth.At this point you could thin the soup if […]