Pasta with Pine Nuts

Pasta with Pine Nuts Ingredients: 100g pine nuts 2 cloves of garlic, finely chopped 200g crème frais 100g parmesan 10 sun dried tomatoes 2tbs oil from the sun dried tomatoes 350g of pasta Method:  Cook the pasta according to instructions. Meanwhile, cut the sundried tomatoes into small strips and set aside.  Heat the oil in […]

Coconut Rice Pudding

Coconut Rice Pudding Serves 4 Ingredients:75g Thai fragrant or pudding rice50g caster sugar400ml can coconut milk1 ripe mango, chopped1 lime, zest and juice Method: Put rice in a saucepan with the sugar and milk. Refill the can with water and add to the pan. Bring the mixture to the boil, stirring, then pour into a […]

Lemon & Coriander Hummus

Lemon & Coriander Hummus Makes 400g Ingredients: 1 lemon4 tbsp water/bean water1 x 400g tin chickpeas2 tbsp olive oil1 small garlic clove10g fresh coriander2 tsbp tahini black pepper, to taste¾ tsp salt, more to taste Method: Cut the lemon in half and squeeze juice into a food processor, catching any pips. Drain and rinse chickpeas, […]

Turmeric Hummus

Turmeric Hummus Makes 300g Ingredients: 1 x 400g tin chickpeas¾ tsp salt2 small garlic cloves½ tsp cayenne pepper1 lemon4 tbsp water/bean water½ – 1 tsp ground turmeric (to taste)2 tbsp tahini1 tsp ground ginger2 tbsp olive oil Method: Drain chickpeas and either use some of the bean water (aquafaba) in this recipe or save it […]


Mayonnaise Ingredients:1 cup (approx 237ml) avocado oil (or other neutral tasting oil – vegetable, rapeseed)3 tbsp aquafaba (liquid from canned chickpeas or from cooking dried chickpeas/beans)1 tbsp Dijon mustard1 tbsp apple cider vinegar (or other of your choice)¼ tsp saltPinch cayenne pepper Method: Add aquafaba, Dijon mustard, vinegar, salt and cayenne to a glass jar […]

Aubergine & Pea Curry

Aubergine & Pea Curry Serves 4 Ingredients: 5 tbsp rapeseed oil1¼ tsp chilli powder1 tsp cumin seeds½ tsp ground turmeric2 large onions, finely chopped1 tsp sugar6 cloves of garlic, crushed1½ level tsp salt4 large ripe tomatoes, chopped 100g peas1½ tbsp tomato puree4 medium aubergines, chopped 3cm cubes Method: Put oil into wide lidded pan over […]

Kadala Curry

Kadala Curry Serves 4 Ingredients: 2 tbsp oil2 tbsp tomato puree1 onion, diced2 x 400g cans chickpeas1 tsp fresh or dried chilli, to taste1 x 400g can chopped tomatoes9 garlic cloves100g creamed coconutThumb sized piece of ginger, peeledLarge handful coriander, chopped1 tbsp ground coriander100g spinach2tbsp ground cumin1 tbsp garam masala Method: Make paste by heating […]

Black Bean Chilli

Black Bean Chilli Serves 4 Ingredients: 2 tbsp olive oil1 tsp dried oregano1 tbsp cumin seeds2 x 400g tins black beans, drained1 onion, cut into 1cm dice1 x 400g tin red kidney beans1 green jalapeno chilli, finely chopped1 x 400g tin chopped tomatoes3 garlic cloves, finely chopped1 tbsp apple cider vinegar1 red & 1 yellow […]

Smoked Tofu Goulash

Smoked Tofu Goulash Serves 6 Ingredients: 280g smoked tofu1 bay leaf400g sweet potatoes75ml white wine1 red pepper1 onion1 yellow pepper4 garlic cloves400g can chopped tomatoes 500ml vegetable stock2 tbsp tomato pasteOlive oil3½ tsp smoked paprikaBunch fresh parsley3 tsp ground cuminLemon juice, to taste Method: Heat the oil in a large saucepan, add the chopped onion […]

Mum’s Cassoulet

Mum’s Cassoulet Ingredients: 1 tbsp oil ½ pint stock Tofu weiner sausages x 8, cut into 2cm rounds Breadcrumbs (3 slices approx) 1 red & 1 green pepper, chopped 1 tbsp paprika 2 onions, chopped 2 cloves garlic 2 sticks of celery, chopped Salt 2 medium carrots, chopped 2 handfuls parsley Bunch thyme, tied 2 […]