Plantain Curry with Rice and Peas

I do love plantains. I usually fry them as tostones to serve with chili and guacamole and this is the first time I have tried to do something a little different with them. The recipe started as one from World Food Cafe; great vegetarian cookbooks based on world travels that are packed with delicious ideas.…

Bean and lentil chilli

There are still patches of snow on the South Downs and farmers are air lifting food to sheep further north; the wind is biting and it doesn’t look like spring is in any rush to come and save us. What could be nicer then than a big bowl of nutritious chilli that can be warming you…

Spanish Greens and Rice

This is my new favourite meal. A big plate of green vegetables and smokey chilli flavours. I am not usually a fan of meat substitutes, there are so many nicer things out there to eat, but I recently discovered a good one. It is a chorizo like stick of wheat protein/seitan and adds a lovely…