Category Archives: Recipes

Potato and Carrot Curry

1 tbsp cumin seeds 1 tbsp coriander seeds 6 cardamom pods ½ tsp ground turmeric 1 tsp paprika 1 tsp ground cinnamon 700g potatoes, peeled and quartered 200g carrots, peeled and quartered 2 tbs vegetable oil 1 tbs black mustard seeds 1 onion, sliced thin 5cm piece ginger, peeled, grated 1 green chilli, seeds removed, […]

Winter vegetable casserole

2 onions, each cut into 6 wedges 3 carrots, cut into chunks all or any of: celery, parsnips, celeriac, squash, sweet potatoes, swede 2 garlic cloves, finely chopped 3 leeks, about 300 g (10½ oz) in total, thickly sliced 1 litre (1¾ pints) hot vegetable stock, preferably home-made 150 g (5½ oz) pearl barley 2 […]

FABULOUS FALAFELS

250g dries peas 150g sesame: as flour or paste 200g chestnut flour enough chick pea flour to get a stiff mix garlic salt, chilli and pepper to taste . This makes about 48 20g falafels Soak the peas for at least one night: they’re more nutritious if you leave them to sprout.  Boil the peas […]

HOT SQUASH CASSEROLE

FOR 6-8 PEOPLE 1 squash 2 large sweet potatoes 6 carrots 2 ramiro or other peppers 2 onions head of garlic 4″ piece of ginger pepper, paprika, chilli cider vinegar to taste spoon of honey Incredibly simple! Sweat the onions, pepper, garlic and ginger gently in a generous amount of oil and add all the […]

Carrot & chickpea salad

Dressing: 1 tablespoon cumin seeds 1/3 cup / 80 ml extra virgin olive oil 2 tablespoons fresh lemon juice 1 tablespoon honey 1/2 teaspoon fine sea salt, plus more to taste 1/8 teaspoon cayenne pepper 10 ounces carrots, shredded on a box grater or sliced whisper thin on a mandolin 2 cups cooked chickpeas (or […]

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 […]