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Olive oil

Chargrilled Plum and Rocket Salad
Apple cider vinegar

Chargrilled Plum and Rocket Salad with Orange-Mint-Basil Vinaigrette

By On May 12, 2016

I’m up to my ears in plums this week. I came across a few 19p punnets in the Co-op near my house and I couldn’t resist. We had a plum tree in… Read More

Vegan Orange and Sesame Mini Cake
Apple cider vinegar

Orange and Sesame Mini-Cake

By On May 5, 2016

You might have noticed that there’s been a distinct lack of action on the blog this year. This is due to two things. Number 1: I’ve been busy. Number 2: I found… Read More

Roasted Beetroot and Celeriac Soup
Beetroot

Roasted Beetroot and Celeriac Soup with Dill

By On January 27, 2016

It was my flatmate that requested beetroot and celeriac from the veg shop this week, which means that I can’t take credit for this flavour combination at all. This dish was very… Read More

Vegan Shakshuka
Avocado

Vegan Shakshuka

By On September 21, 2015

I’m a big fan of brunch, as you well know. I sometimes rely a little too heavily on potatoes in some sort of fried manner (because fried potatoes are the only actual,… Read More

Basil

Orzo with Harissa and Aubergine

By On July 27, 2015

I’m not a huge pasta fan. I didn’t grow up eating it, and like pizza, I didn’t really enjoy it properly until I was at university or after. Though I never had… Read More

Vegan Spicy Rice Stuffed Eggplant
Beans, Peas & Lentils

Spicy Rice-Stuffed Aubergine

By On July 17, 2015

My often tumultuous relationship with aubergine (eggplant) has been well documented on this site. I go through periods of hating them, then loving them, then not being bothered with the potential rubberiness… Read More

Avocado

Warm Potato and Samphire Salad with Vegan Aioli

By On July 14, 2015

Since I’ve moved back to the UK, I’ve rediscovered a lot of great ingredients that I had barely used over the last 6 years – and, in fact, I’ve discovered some that… Read More

Vegan bread
Bread

Fennel and Caraway Rye Bread

By On July 6, 2015

Making bread is the closest thing to actual magic that really exists. A few cheap ingredients, a little bit of movement, and the whole mixture turns into something else entirely – something… Read More

Strawberry, Roasted Fig and Mint Salad
Almonds

Strawberry, Roasted Fig and Mint Salad

By On April 12, 2015

I don’t know if I’ve mentioned it before (I definitely have), but my absolute favourite kitchen book (I don’t call it a cookbook because it isn’t, really, but it’s certainly a book… Read More

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