Category Archives: vegan

Cianfotta (pepper, aubergine and potato stew)

We’ve been going through old cookbooks. Found this vegan stew in “Organic” by Sophie Grigson and William Black, and as the vegan family from the West are over today, I’ve cooked it. Here’s what I did: Heat extra virgin olive … Continue reading

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Recipes: 2 soups

  So it turns out keeping the kids back from this soup for long enough for me to take a decent photo was pretty much impossible. Turkey Noodle Soup 2 turkey steaks, sliced into strips 1 litre chicken stock (I … Continue reading

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Peanut Sauce

The advantage of feeding the kids early on a Tuesday is I get to have this for dinner. Noodles, sliced veg and peanut sauce. Tasty vegan goodness. The recipe came from a relative so I’m not sure where it originated. … Continue reading

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Recipe: Armenian Lentil Soup

I’ve been messing about with this recipe for a while but this was finally the right version. Thick, while still being a little soupy, strong lemon taste and warming enough for the confused weather of early spring. I swear that … Continue reading

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Hummus, my way

It seems weird I haven’t done a hummus recipe yet, but 18saughtonmains is the default hummus maker around here and although he has promised to post his recipe, he hasn’t got around to it yet. So here is mine, inspired … Continue reading

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3 Ways to Make Milk Free Hot Chocolate

Although the threatened snow hasn’t arrived yet, it is cold around here and the sight of the kids running through what eldest called ‘leaf snow’ reminded me it is the start of hot chocolate season, when I try to keep … Continue reading

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I continue in my search to find soup my kids will actually eat. In fairness to my younger daughter, if her sister isn’t around she’ll eat soup fine, but the second the school girl says ‘yuck!’ all bets are off. … Continue reading

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