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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

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

Warm Barley Salad with Harissa and Mint
Barley

Warm Barley Salad with Harissa and Mint

By On January 4, 2016

After Christmas and New Year, everything is drained; our immune systems, our cupboards, our wallets. We need rejuvenation, and after the decadence of our eating and drinking over the holiday period, we… 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

Cherry Pie Smoothie Bowl
Almond Milk

Cherry Pie Smoothie Bowl

By On May 19, 2015

Cherry pie is one of those things that you only really get into once you’ve been to America, I think – America, or Henderson’s in Edinburgh, where they always have a vegan… Read More

Vegan Yaki Onigiri
Brunch

Vegan Yaki Onigiri: Fried Breakfast Rice Patties

By On May 14, 2015

I’ve just got back from spending a long weekend in Amsterdam and Paris catching up with old friends from far-flung places, going to galleries, drinking coffee, eating food, taking photos and reading… Read More

Vegan Stewed Pears
Coconut oil

Ginger-Stewed Pears

By On April 30, 2015

We had spring here in Edinburgh; it was last week, and it lasted about 4 days. It was 18 degrees and TWICE I left the house without a jacket. I know; halcyon… Read More

Vegan recipes
Broccoli

Broccoli and Red Kale Miso-Tahini Soup

By On April 21, 2015

It’s turning warm (well, not cold) in Edinburgh and so my need for lighter meals has begun; eating your own bodyweight in Lentil Shepherd’s Pie is less fun when it’s sunny outside.… 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