Tag Archives : plant based

This is the Only Soup recipe you need!


Oh yes! You need this recipe in your head! πŸ˜€ My Mum used to make soup a lot. A great big vegetable soup which we would eat with giant hunks of bread. It was great soup. It didn’t have a name, but it was just called big soup! Dad used to love soup, so Mum made it a lot. I…

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Mini Quiches


These mini quiches are the perfect savoury food for snacks, parties, picnics or even for lunch! You can use any pastry you like – homemade or shop bought, If you’re making a bigger family sized quiche, just make sure to bake the pastry a bit first so you don’t get a soggy bottom! πŸ˜› The filling for these can be…

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Lentil & Mushroom Bolognese


Warming, filling, nutritious lentil bolognese! πŸ™‚ If your weather has suddenly turned mighty chilly this week, this is the perfect food to keep you all happy and warm! πŸ˜€ You can make a large batch and keep it in the fridge, then reheat it whenever you need in the next couple of days! It’s great on its own, with pasta,…

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Coffee Cake


It’s Macmillan Coffee Morning Day! Let’s have cake! πŸ™‚ Now, coffee cake is a bit of a confusing one! To me a coffee cake is a cake flavoured with coffee! πŸ˜€ Coffee in the cake and coffee in the icing equals coffee cake! However, I’ve realised that coffee cake to to others is any cake you have with coffee!? Well,…

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Vegetable Curry with Marrow


Marrow! Not something I have ever relished eating! But then… I have never made it into curry before! πŸ˜› Recently we bought a secondhand greenhouse and would you believe it, it came with a massive marrow (and a couple of courgettes and cucumbers!) πŸ™‚ Now, last year we had a marrow plant on the allotment, but of the one vegetable…

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Baked Nectarines


I love fresh nectarines and at the moment here in the UK, they are everywhere! However, as the weather is getting a bit chillier, I decided to try baking these so I could have a warmer dessert! These are good! πŸ™‚ These are real good! The flesh gets juicier and sweeter. The cinnamon pairs perfectly with the nectarine (it’s not…

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Vegetable & Tofu Broth


Autumn is coming! There is a sudden chill in the air. Summer holidays are over, children are back to school and the weather… well, it’s suddenly taken a tumble here by several degrees! The sun is still out, but it’s much cooler in the mornings (or are we just up earlier?)! It’s not quite time yet for heavy soups, but…

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Summer Bean Salad


Is it salad weather where you are? There’s not much cooking going on here as the weather is so lovely it’s a bit too warm to eat anything much! Of course, we still need to eat, so salads are the way to go! I recall Jhuls @thenotsocreativecook previously saying she doesn’t eat salads! Well, this is definitely not a limp…

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Satay Vegetables


Something quick and easy for you this week. It was late. I was hungry! We had vegetables left over from a barbecue and I had just seen a picture of satay chicken, so I thought, let’s try satay vegetables! It worked! These vegetables still have their own taste but are covered in a sticky peanut sauce, then sprinkled with that…

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