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…

What DO vegans eat? – Part Two

Yesterday I posted a long list of the lovely foods that make up a typical week in this vegan‘s diet. Today I thought I’d show how they turn into lovely meals. Breakfast • Beans on wholemeal toast • Fruit and nut muesli • Blueberry pancakes with fruit salad Lunch • Hummus salad wrap • Veggie…

Vegetable Box Summer Garden Salad

I love a veg box. This might make me a bit odd but every week it feels like I’m opening my presents on Christmas morning. I really like vegetables. I’m on my third company now. The first delivered a huge box of fruit and veg and was much cheaper than the supermarkets. The trouble was…

Focaccia – Italian Hearth Bread

So, you have followed my recipe for baking your own bread and are now crafting your own artisan loaves and have overdosed on nutrient rich foods – what next? Have a day off and make Focaccia. This bread has almost no micro-nutrients (white bread flour) is packed with fat (a bit of olive oil anyway)…

Beetburger – Make these and leave the cows alone

  This recipe started life as one of Isa Chandra’s from Post Punk Kitchen but over the last few months I have adapted, changed and generally buggered around with it until it became the wonder you are looking at now. It only takes a few minutes to prepare but then benefits from a little time…