Tag: Garlic

Vegan Borscht (Beetroot Soup)

Vegan Borscht (Beetroot Soup)

Wow, this Ukrainian soup is incredible. I have not been a fan of beetroot soup in the past but this Vegan Borscht is gorgeous. Perfect from June to October when those beautiful earthy beets are in season. I served mine with Homemade Focaccia. Ingredients for 

Simple Nasturtium & Rocket Pesto

Simple Nasturtium & Rocket Pesto

Great accompaniment for salads and pasta. We grow Nasturtium and Wild Rocket in our garden. It is very simple to grow in pots and hanging baskets. This pesto is so versatile and can be used as a dip, pasta sauce or salad dressing.You will need 

Scrumpy Asparagus Risotto

Scrumpy Asparagus Risotto

British asparagus has to be one of my favourite vegetables, its’ beautiful bright green defines British spring, it is not cheap so must be used for something yummy. I picked up a bottle of scrumpy from the supermarket to use as an alternative to white 

Vegan Garlic Cream Cheese

Vegan Garlic Cream Cheese

Ingredients for Garlic Cream Cheese Phase 1 300 g Cashew Nuts Phase 2 2 tbsp Coconut Oil (I highly recommend a really cheap one from Tesco in the international isle, I think its KTC but it is never on the website) 1 tbsp Nutritional Yeast 

Basil Pesto

Basil Pesto

I just love Fresh Pesto, the stuff from the stores just does not compare. Vegan Pesto is the same as normal Pesto but excludes Parmesan, which is exceptionally salty and overpowers the flavour of the Basil. Pesto is so versatile and fabulous to have in 

Bloody Mary Pasta

Bloody Mary Pasta

During lockdown the two most difficult things to try and get seem to be pasta & chopped tomatoes. I just have a vision of people living on these two ingredients with orange stained chins. If you have managed to acquire these two rare ingredients. I 

Kala Chana Masala

Kala Chana Masala

Black Chana Masala or Black Chickpea Curry is a very simple but effective recipe using items from the dry store. You can of course substitute the Black Chickpeas for Normal Chickpeas or Dried Chickpeas that will need to be soaked the night before. I have 

Peanut Butter Noodles

Peanut Butter Noodles

The whole family enjoyed Peanut Butter Noodles, the creamy peanut sauce is divine. I understand this is a difficult time to get ingredients for some, but remember, take recipes with a pinch of salt. Ingredients for Peanut Butter Noodles Serves 4 Phase 1 4 tbsp 

Khichiri ‘Vegan Kedgeree’

Khichiri ‘Vegan Kedgeree’

The origin of Kedgeree is Khichiri; Lentils, Rice, Onions and Ginger. Eggs and fish were added after the British colonisation of India. I prefer to add a selection of vegetables (particularly ones that need using up) for a range of textures and flavours, topped hot 

Chickpeas with Peanut Butter Dressing

Chickpeas with Peanut Butter Dressing

This is a really yummy, easy to make filling lunch or dinner perfect to take for a long working-day. Peanut butter, Spinach, Chickpeas, these are a few of my favourite things. This is from Jack Monroe – Cooking on a Bootstrap. A really fabulous book