Browsing Category : Chickpeas

mini wellingtons with salad

Wishing you Happy Holidays & Season’s Greetings… and Eatings!


Vegan Wellington Firstly, I would like to wish you all a wonderful festive season, full of happiness, laughter, and good health. The recipe I am sharing today is a great one for saving time! Why? This base recipe can be made for a delicious vegetarian or vegan base, then made into different dishes. Originally I was making a plant based…

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veg curry in silver dish

Make this easy Okra Curry to tantalise everyones tastebuds


Okra Curry Curry is one of those foods which I thought was only for buying from a take-away or restaurant. When a few of my Bengali friends explained their cooking methods to me, I decided to experiment and ever since then, I use curry as a quick and easy dish! You can use a blended spice mix for this (curry,…

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burger in a bun on a white plate

The ultimate veggie burger everyone will love & enjoy


The ultimate veggie burger everyone will love & enjoy This idea would not have come into my head but for my friend Anna who requested I come up with a recipe! This satisfying veggie burger is based on a beetroot burger made by a supermarket… without the plastic packaging! I had great fun experimenting with this recipe and it is…

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Amazing tasty sausages everyone will love and want again


Amazing tasty sausages everyone will love and want again Sausages or nossages? Even those meat-eaters will definitely love the flavours in these amazing tasty sausages and ask for them again! This is not a meaty sausage, but instead it is packed with chickpeas, vegetables and delicious spices. These are versatile enough to customise them to either what you have in,…

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red and green falafel on a wrap with salad

Amazing colourful falafel you will love and need


Amazing colourful falafel you will love and need Colourful and falafel are not words I’ve put together before, but you will definitely love these and need to make them again! Falafel is one of those foods which conjures up summery images: long summer days; music festivals and pitta bread served from a street stall stuffed with numerous salads and sauce.…

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Bowl of beetroot curry with raita

Beetroot, Chickpea & Spinach Curry


Beetroot, Chickpea & Spinach Curry This is seasonal. Very colourful. It is mightily tasty. Although this beetroot, chickpea and spinach curry may be ingredients you’ve not thought to combine before, you really should! The recipe This recipe uses fresh raw beetroot so you can take advantage of your homegrown beets! Of course, you can use beetroot from the market or…

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Chickpea curry in a bowl with baked potato, salad and yogurt

Easiest chickpea curry ever!


Easiest chickpea curry ever! Oh my gosh, this really is the easiest chickpea curry ever! If you ever told me that curry could be made so easily, I really would not have believed you! This recipe was created from my laziness and the want for something warming, comforting and nutritious. If you can open some tins, measure spices, chop an…

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Potato, Aubergine & Chickpea Bake


Cooking in a Lockdown! What a different week this has been! I hope you are all staying safe and well in these very difficult times. We have been cooking this week with what we had in stock – which was mostly lentils and chickpeas, until my delivery of fruit & vegetables yesterday (hooray!). This dish was created during the week,…

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Chana Saag Dal


I used to think that I could only have Indian style food from a take-away! I thought it was much too difficult and time consuming to make my own dals! Okay, so you do need a bit of time, but you can easily make a dal without too much effort – once you know how! If you’re not au fait…

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