Vegetarian food blog featuring delicious and nutritious whole food recipes, creative baking and luscious chocolate.

Carlin Pea Stew With Sweet Peppers

Sweet Red Pepper & Carlin Pea Stew

Autumn, Dinner, English, Vegan | 15th October 2019 | By

An easy to make and delicious to eat vegan autumn pea stew. It’s made with British carlin peas, sweet red peppers and the last crop of tomatoes. Serve with rice, quinoa, barley, jacket potatoes or crusty bread for a comforting and satisfying meal.

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Homemade Falafel with British Grown Fava Beans + Giveaway

Homemade falafel with fava beans.

Healthy and delicious homemade falafel with a crisp outside and a succulent herby inside. They’re made with British grown fava beans from Hodmedod’s and cooked in an air-fryer, though you could bake them instead. Served with a zingy flavoursome chopped salad. Read on for the recipes and to find out why Hodmedod’s is such an exciting company. Plus, there’s a chance to win a whole host of their products.

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Ribollita – A Delicious, Hearty and Satisfying Vegan Tuscan Soup

Ribollita - Vegan Tuscan Soup

Yes, spring has most definitely sprung. It’s been a long time coming. Soups may not be on the top of everyone’s list of things to eat as they bathe in the sunshine today, but the night’s are still chilly and a good bowl of soup is satisfying at almost any time of the year. Ribollita is a hearty vegan Tuscan soup made from cannellini beans, stale bread and kale. It may not sound that appetising, but it’s delicious.

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Black Chickpea & Red Quinoa Burgers with Prunes

Black Chickpea & Red Quinoa Burger with Prunes

Who doesn’t love a good veggie burger? Not many I’m guessing. I’m a big fan, though I don’t make them as often as I should, or, maybe could. These black chickpea & red quinoa burgers with prunes are easy to make, hold together well and taste super scrumptious. Served with caramelised onions, tomatoes & chilli, they are truly hard to beat.

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Barley Lentil Dinner with Walnut Gremolata and Roasted Tomatoes

Barley Lentil Dinner

Dinner, Vegan | 5th November 2017 | By

This barley lentil dinner is a simple recipe made somewhat sophisticated by the addition of walnut gremolata and roasted tomatoes on the vine. It’s also very garlicky. If you love garlic as much as we do, this is a very fine thing.

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Green Split Pea Curry Recipe & The £2 Challenge

Green Split Pea Curry - a frugal but delicious meal, suitable for vegetarians, vegans and those on a gluten-free or nut-free diet.

When I was challenged recently to meal plan for £2 a day per person to include breakfast, lunch & dinner, my mind immediately sprang to pulses. They are not only delicious, but are also relatively cheap, especially if you use dried ones rather than tinned. Find out about the challenge below along with my recipe for green split pea curry – a British take on an Indian classic.

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Kill a Cold Lentil Curry with Kale & Red Peppers

Lentil Curry with Kale & Red Peppers

Curry, Dinner, Vegan, World Cuisine | 13th October 2016 | By

A delicious and comforting spicy lentil curry. It’s perfect for the cold, dark and wet winter months. Packed full of nutrients, this kill a cold lentil curry can help ward off or alleviate the symptoms of colds and flu.

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Lentil Nut Roast with Brazils, Sage & Onion Stuffing and Red Wine Gravy

Lentil and Brazil Nut Roast with Sage & Onion Stuffing and Red Wine Gravy

The best nut roast ever. Simple to make and delicious to eat. Lentils & Brazil nuts are enhanced by a layer of sage & onion stuffing. Then there’s the rich wine gravy. Perfect for vegans and vegetarians alike, this lentil nut roast goes well with all the usual roast vegetables and trimmings.

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