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...
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...
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...
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...
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...
A Trio of Vegetable Hummus

A Trio of Vegetable Hummus

A Trio of Vegetable Hummus The U3A cookery group met at my place on Tuesday this week. One of the many things we did was a vegetable hummus made from green peas from Izy Hossacks book, The Savvy Cook.  It was utterly delicious and has inspired me to make many...