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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

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

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 Faux-Tuna and Avocado Collard Greens Wraps
Avocado

Vegan Faux-Tuna and Avocado Collard Greens Wraps

By On May 16, 2014

Before I was vegan, I used to love fish. I mean, I still do love fish – the smell of the sea, the freshness of the food – but I choose not… Read More

Harissa Chickpeas with Eggplant and Basil
Beans, Peas & Lentils

Harissa Chickpeas with Eggplant and Basil

By On May 12, 2014

I’ve just finished devouring the wonderful Kitchen Diaries by Nigel Slater. If you’re not aware of him, Nigel is a British chef known for his love of simple, high-quality ingredients and recipes… 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

Herbed Sweet Potato Lunch Bowl
Beans, Peas & Lentils

Herbed Sweet Potato Lunch Bowl

By On April 11, 2014

Lately, I’m really into bowls. Not the food container – I’ve always been a bit obsessed with those (lame, I know) – but rather the concept of serving ingredients together in a… 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

Beans, Peas & Lentils

Flax-Breaded Sweet Potato and Lentil Croquettes

By On November 20, 2013

Croquettes are very homely for me; they always seemed to be in the freezer in my Mum’s house, but I didn’t even consider making them until yesterday! This is a variation on… Read More