Category Archives: vegetables

Recipe: Coconut and Greens Noodle Soup

I found this soup recipe in The Sunday Times magazine – I’d picked it up when out and about somewhere and pocketed it to try the recipe. It was a success. I blow hot and cold about fresh coriander but … Continue reading

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Recipe: Sweet Potato cakes

This is a variation on a recipe from the Yo Sushi! cookbook – the kids bought it for me for Christmas. The originals are made from pumpkin and are one of my must have choices when the kids convince us … 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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2 Ways to Use Roast Vegetables

Sometimes it can feel like post December winter veg is just a succession of bland mash, especially if you don’t cook with butter. ¬†But this week I’ve been on a roasting kick and it has significantly improved my opinion of … Continue reading

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Recipe: Tomato Tarte Tatin

The recipe is from Design Sponge and I loved how it turned out. The tomatoes turned sweet, intense and concentrated in the oven and the pastry was a crumbly contrast note. But enough of talking like a Masterchef judge, as … 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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Recipe: Amazing Roasted Aubergine Salad

I’m not normally an aubergine fan, to be honest, so I was planning for this to be a side dish for this evening, assuming 18saughtonmains would eat most of it. But it’s too good to share so I’m having it … Continue reading

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