Recipe for September

Cheese and Spinach tart Ingredients: 50g (2oz) butter 1 small onion finely chopped 1 garlic clove crushed 2 teaspoons fresh thyme chopped 250g frozen leaf spinach (thawed) 175ml (6 fl oz) single cream 2 eggs beaten 25g (1oz) parmesan cheese 20 cm (8 inch) frozen pastry tart case (cook from frozen) Salt and black pepper …

Recipe for August

Buttered Cauliflower Crumble Ingredients: 1 large cauliflower 25g (1oz) butter 50g (2oz) fresh breadcrumbs 2 table spoons olive oil 3 tablespoons capers 3 cocktail gherkins finely chopped 3 tablespoons chopped dill or tarragon 100ml (3 ½ oz) crème fraiche 4 tablespoons grated parmesan cheese Salt and pepper Method: 1. Cut the cauliflower into large florets …

Recipe for July

Contributed by Anne Kinsman Spinach and Green Bean Risotto Ingredients: 1 litre (1 ¾ pints) vegetable stock 1 tablespoon olive oil 125g (4 oz) butter 1 garlic clove crushed 1 onion finely chopped 300g (10 oz) Arborio rice 125g (4 oz) green beans, trimmed and cut into short lengths 125g (4 oz) shelled peas 125g …

Recipe for June

Pea and Potato Frittata  Contributed by Anne Kinsman Ingredients: 3 Table spoons olive oil 1 Red onion sliced 567g new potatoes, cooked and cut into thick slices 200g frozen peas 6 large eggs 75g cheddar cheese (or reduced fat cheese) 1 half tea spoon white wine vinegar 1 round lettuce, leaves separated and torn into …

Pumpkin Cake Recipe

Soft Vegan Pumpkin Cake with Pumpkin Spice Buttercream Frosting YIELD: ONE 9X9-INCH PAN, 9 TO 12 GENEROUS PIECES TOTAL TIME:1 HOUR, FOR COOLING TIME PREP TIME:10 MINUTES COOK TIME:ABOUT 27 MINUTES INGREDIENTS: Cake 3/4 cup pumpkin puree 3/4 cup granulated sugar 1/4 cup light brown sugar 1/3 cup coconut oil, in melted state (vegetable or …

Aquafaba Mayonnaise Recipe

You may have heard of aquafaba. If you are vegan then you most probably will have. A few years ago it became the next big thing to sweep across the vegan nation. Those of you less familiar with legume brine, aquafaba is a posh name for ‘bean water’, and which has mostly always been regarded …

Suitable for non-vegans too

VEGAN GINGERBREAD Makes 16 portions INGREDIENTS 12oz Self-raising flour 3 tsp ground ginger 1 tsp ground cinnamon ½ tsp ground cloves 1 tsp bicarbonate of soda 4½ oz sunflower or olive spread 4½ oz black treacle 4½ oz golden syrup 4½ oz dark brown sugar 9 oz apple puree 3 tsp ginger paste METHOD 1. …

Suitable for Non-Vegans

Eggplant involtini People often ask me questions such as what do vegetarians/vegans have for Xmas lunch. I assume this is meant to be amusing because the questioner invariably has the answer ready to hand which was the whole point of asking the inane question. ‘Nut roast’! Oh how we laugh. After all we’ve never heard …