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…

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)…

Wheatberries with mushrooms and vegan pesto

I love wheatberries. I usually just stir in some roasted tomatoes with olives and capers but I fancied a bit of a change. Wheatberries are the whole grain of wheat and sometimes take soaking and long slow cooking, however the Gourmet Merchant company do ones that cook in just 25 minutes. As well as being…