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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

Carrot

Classic Carrot and Coriander Soup

By On October 26, 2015

Alright, I’ve used the word “classic” here, but you should know me well enough now by now to know that I can never resist adding a couple of little tweaks into any… 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

Slow Cooker Vegan Chilli
Beans, Peas & Lentils

Slow Cooker 3-Bean Chilli

By On September 14, 2015

When I returned from Berlin last week, I’d decided that summer was over. September to me means cardigans and jumpers and layers and cups of tea and hot, hot dinners. Unfortunately Edinburgh… 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

Teriyaki Marinated Tofu
GF Mains

Marinated Teriyaki Tofu

By On July 13, 2015

Tofu is one of those things that I probably don’t use as much as I should. I hate the silken stuff with an aggressive passion (so gross) so I only really use… Read More