Vegan Savoury Loaf Cake

Vegan Savoury Loaf Cake

Following on from the last post about a savoury loaf cake, I experimented today and came up with this vegan version. My silicone mini loaf tins arrived today. I said yesterday that I wouldn’t use all 12, but that’s exactly what I did do today! I’m...
Bacon, Olive and Cheese Loaf Cake

Bacon, Olive and Cheese Loaf Cake

The U3A cookery group came round today. We have such fun, exploring recipes, stirring, tasting, baking and talking about flavours, options and possibilities. Not to mention the large amount of laughter and gossiping that goes on! This month, we made Peanut Butter...
Beetroot Ragu Lasagna

Beetroot Ragu Lasagna

I recently made a really good lentil ragu which I thought would work well as a lasagna. It did and it was very good indeed. This led me to think of other vegetable based mixes that I could substitute for the lentil ragu layer. I’ve come up with a long list of...
Tomato Lasagna

Tomato Lasagna

Another entry for the library of lasagne – a tomato one. This is one I made a while ago and posted on Facebook, but didn’t write a proper post Tomato Lasagna Serves 4. Priced at Asda March 2019 Ragu layer 1 large onion, finely chopped, 75p/kg, 8p 200g...
I say Lasagna you say Lasagne

I say Lasagna you say Lasagne

A while ago now, I was doing a filming day for a feature and the producer made me do a part again. I was filmed writing out a meal plan and I had put Lasagna on one of the days. He said, ‘that’s American, I don’t want you to put that, put the English...
Almond ‘Nutella’ Tart

Almond ‘Nutella’ Tart

It is a dark and dank day today and I did what I often do when at a bit of a loose end, I had bit of a play in the kitchen. I made some almond ‘Nutella’ then started thinking about uses, as I do, and thought, bet it would work well in a tart. Note that the mix I make...
Mushroom Ragu Lasagna

Mushroom Ragu Lasagna

I recently made a really good lentil ragu which I thought would work well as a lasagna. It did and it was very good indeed. This led me to think of other vegetable based mixes that I could substitute for the lentil ragu layer.  The first one is a mushroom ragu,...
Lentil Ragu Lasagna

Lentil Ragu Lasagna

I recently made a really good lentil ragu. The flavour was strong enough that I thought it may well make a good lasagna. This is the result and it was very good indeed! It will freeze well, so is something you can batch make. Lentil Ragu Lasagna   Priced at Asda...
Lentil Pate

Lentil Pate

I haven’t made this for the longest time. It’s a recipe from my notebook that I got from Weezl, she of Cheap Family Recipes fame. I made it again this week and am enjoying it on a slice of my home made granary bread, toasted, for breakfast.  Do give it a...
Weekly Meal Plan Twelve

Weekly Meal Plan Twelve

Weekly Meal Plan Twelve For this, our twelfth weekly meal plan for 2 adults and 2 children (up to around age 10 needing 1700 calories each), we base it around a whole chicken, bacon, sausage and lots of vegetables. As at 16th February 2019, you will need £37 in your...
Weekly Meal Plan Eleven

Weekly Meal Plan Eleven

Weekly Meal Plan Eleven For this, our eleventh weekly meal plan for 2 adults, we base it around a whole chicken, bacon and lots of vegetables. As at 11th February 2019, you will need £20.28 in your purse at the checkout, but the amount of food actually consumed (if...
Vegan Valentine Meal

Vegan Valentine Meal

Vegan Valentine Meal I’ve been thinking about a celebration meal for this years Valentines Day and decided to do a vegan one this year. Two courses are from the archives, one, the starter, is a new, although very simple, invention. So we have a black olive and...