Need some ideas for Veganuary?

Need some ideas for Veganuary?

Are you doing Veganuary, or maybe you’d like some ideas for vegan meals on a budget Or perhaps you are a new vegan and haven’t really got to grips with what it means yet, many people are turning to plant based eating, not just for veganuary. Do you need or want...
Anzac Biscuits

Anzac Biscuits

I went to a friends recently and she gave me one of these Anzac biscuits. They were really good! Mike loves oaty things so I asked for the recipe and was quite surprised when they turned out to be Anzac biscuits, which I know are very similar to Twinkles Hob Nobs...
An Autumn Panzanella

An Autumn Panzanella

I was musing about the lovely summer dish that is a tomato panzanella and wondered if anything could be made in another season. Then lo & behold, I was reading the completely glorious book Salt, Fat, Acid, Heat and there was a recipe for just that. This...
Celery, Swede & Chickpea Bake. Vegan

Celery, Swede & Chickpea Bake. Vegan

I picked up a couple of heads of celery on yellow sticker this week. I wanted to make something main coursey with at least one of them. I had a little google and looked at Pinterest and came up with this vegan celery, swede and chickpea bake. There was a lot about...
Quick Banana Bread

Quick Banana Bread

This is such a classic recipe, and we haven’t got one on Thrifty Lesley. Tass, a Facebook member, supplied this delicious sounding quick banana bread recipe way back in 2015. We do get through quite a lot of bananas, but in summer, they go brown and overripe...
Tomato & Almond Patè

Tomato & Almond Patè

I had the cookery group round this week and we made some really tasty things. This Tomato & Almond Patè is deeply savoury and utterly delicious. It would make a great sandwich filler / toast topper / jacket potato topping. Or let it down a little and stir it...