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Butternut squash

Roasted Squash, Roasted Carrot and Red Lentil Soup

By On March 16, 2015

Spring is finally springing here in Edinburgh. The flowers are poking their heads out of the ground, beer gardens are starting to think about maybe possibly just one day opening, and you… Read More

Warm Butternut Squash, Curried Lentil and Peashoot Salad with Basil Dressing
Basil

Warm Butternut Squash, Curried Lentil and Peashoots Salad in a Basil Dressing

By On December 8, 2014

Butternut squash is one of those odd ingredients that I seem to forget about for a large portion of the year. I suppose that this is the ideal for seasonal cooking, but… Read More

Quinoa, Red Kale, Parsnip and Edameme Bowls with Tahini-Ginger Dressing
Apple cider vinegar

Quinoa, Red Kale, Edamame and Parsnip Bowl with Ginger-Tahini Dressing

By On November 25, 2014

Parsnips? Pomegranate? Edamame? This can’t surely be good, can it? Well, yes it can. In fact, it can be tasty as hell as well as incredibly good for you! Parsnips are everywhere… Read More

Vegan Kedgeree
Beans, Peas & Lentils

Vegan Kedgeree (Kichiri)

By On April 25, 2014

I know what you’re thinking. “Vegan Kedgeree? It can’t be done! The whole dish is based around fish! You’re losing the plot!” To be honest, I had a similar reaction to my… Read More

Vegan Mushroom Chow Mein
Garlic

Vegan Mushroom Chow Mein

By On March 10, 2014

For many British people especially, Chow Mein is one of their first introductions to Chinese food, usually from the questionable Chinese takeaway place down the end of your road. Chow Mein is… Read More

Red Lentil Daal / Marsoor Daal
Beans, Peas & Lentils

Red Lentil Daal (Masoor Daal)

By On February 27, 2014

As any Indian food lovers will know, daal, a lentil soup dish, is popular throughout all of India, and in fact far beyond too; in Nepal, Pakistan, the West Indies, Sri Lanka… Read More

Vegan Gallo Pinto
Black beans

Gallo Pinto: Costa Rican Breakfast

By On February 20, 2014

Latin Americans take breakfast pretty seriously. Whether it’s fruit and hojaldres, a full Venezuelan breakfast or just a stack of pancakes, they know how to power themselves through the day with a… Read More

Vegan Singapore Noodles with Tofu
Garlic

Vegan Singapore Noodles

By On February 10, 2014

Singapore Noodles, despite the name, do not originate in Singapore. I know; we’ve been lied to. Everyone’s favourite vermicelli-and-veggies dish in fact originates from Cantonese cuisine, and it’s a popular street food… Read More

Mushroom, Green Pea and Almond Vegan Curry
Coconut milk

Mushroom, Green Pea and Almond Curry

By On February 6, 2014

If you ever find me sat in your kitchen, my stomach rumbling after a bad day at work or something like that, and you’re not sure what to cook for me to… Read More

Vegan Pistacho and Almond Shortbread with a Ginger Glaze
Almonds

Pistachio and Almond Vegan Shortbread with Ginger Glaze

By On February 4, 2014

I’m British, and inherently a lover of sweet things, so I’m a big fan of the 2 or 3pm treat with tea or coffee. My work days are usually very busy, and… Read More