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...
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...
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...
Lovely veggie Nut balls in a tomato sauce

Lovely veggie Nut balls in a tomato sauce

Lovely veggie Nut balls in a tomato sauce I have been making these rather wonderful nut balls for decades and can’t now remember where I got the original recipe from, I suspect it is a Cranks one. They are very simple to make, not requiring any complicated method,...
Cabbage, sultana and nut pasta bake

Cabbage, sultana and nut pasta bake

This recipe is inspired by one I found in a recipe book first published in 1994. I’ve been making, and adapting, lots of recipes from it. Amazingly, it’s still in print, and, as a bonus, extremely cheap too! Cabbage, sultana and nut pasta bake Priced at...
Lentil ragu with spaghetti

Lentil ragu with spaghetti

Lentil ragu with spaghetti Made something really good this evening inspired by a recipe from this book. I’ve tweaked it a bit, as you do, so this is my version of it. First printed in 1994 and still in print and extremely cheap from Amazon. Loads of great...
Bacony tomatoey pasta

Bacony tomatoey pasta

This recipe was suggested by Ailsa Jones on the Facebook group. Look in the comments if you’d like to see the original recipe. I forgot the garlic and the smoked paprika mind, and they would both be lovely additions. Bacony tomatoey pasta Priced at Asda,...