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...
Vegetable Fritters

Vegetable Fritters

Vegetable Fritters I found this recipe book in a charity shop recently – The Complete Vegetarian Cookbook by Sarah Brown. It has some cracking recipes in it. Including this one for Spiced Vegetable Fritters. Others I’m going to try include Layered Mushroom...
Green Pea Hummus Lasagna

Green Pea Hummus Lasagna

I have been exploring swapping out the ragu layer of a lasagna for many other different things. The first was made using a really good lentil ragu which I thought would work well as a lasagna. It was very successful and inspired me to think of lots of other...
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...