Autumn lentil and vegetable stew

Boy is this just about perfect for those cold autumn days. We currently have a gale battering the south coast of Britain and we need something warming and cosy. This might just be it. You could add a different mix of vegetables but root veggies work best with long slow cooking. serves 2 1 large…

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…

Buckwheat and Roasted Root Vegetables

I love buckwheat. It is nutty, warming, full of protein and nutritious. I can’t think of a better food for the early autumn that seems to be descending on England. I first read about this wonderful grain in my favourite non-vegan cookbook “The Vegetarian Hearth” by Darra Goldstein. The subtitle is “Recipes and Reflections for…

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…