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Beans, Peas & Lentils

Broccoli and Chickpea Soup

By On October 15, 2013

Mondays and Tuesdays in our house are filled with meals that use up everything left over in the fridge. We go to the mercado on Tuesdays most of the time, so by… Read More


Vegan Laksa

By On October 2, 2013

Yesterday, I posted up a recipe for my Vegan Laksa Paste. I’ve been trying to perfect Laksa for a couple of years now, and this, I think, is as close as the… Read More


Tom Yam Soup

By On May 16, 2013

It’s amazing how often you disregard amazing recipes that you know how to make simply because the idea doesn’t jump out at your when you open the fridge. I was so excited… Read More

Black beans

Simple Pineapple and Black Bean Soup

By On February 27, 2013

I was looking over my good friend SophiaLaurel Catering’s menu yesterday when one thing struck me; a Caribbean-inspired Pineapple and Black Bean Soup. Now, I love black beans and I love pineapple… Read More

Coconut milk

Coconut Milk Pumpkin Bisque

By On January 22, 2013

I do, as a rule, love pumpkin soups, so its no surprise that when I was helping out SophiaLaurel Catering this weekend and got to taste some of her vegan Pumpkin Bisque… Read More

Coconut milk

Creamy Pumpkin Soup

By On October 24, 2012

For many of you, it’s Autumn / Fall right now. For me, not so much; it’s the tail end of the rainy season and still a steady 30-32 degrees almost every day.… Read More


Colombian-style Lentil Soup (Sopa de Lentejas)

By On September 12, 2012

One of my first meals here in Panama was at a restaurant called Beirut, which specialises in middle eastern food but does have a few Panamanian specialties on the menu. Their version… Read More

Beans, Peas & Lentils

Patacone Chilli Cups

By On July 29, 2012

If you come to Panama, one of the first things you’ll eat is a plateful of patacones. These little local delights are basically fried plantains, smashed flat with some kind of utensil,… Read More


Roasted Red Pepper and Ginger Soup

By On May 30, 2012

One of the bad things about updating this site to the beautiful monster it is now rather than the piddly little blogspot was that a few recipes fell down the cracks. I… Read More


Chocolate Chili Sin Carne

By On April 23, 2012

Chili is a pretty serious mainstay of vegetarian cooking, because it’s so easy to cook with lentils or beans and because it is one of the best comfort foods know to man.… Read More