When musing on chutney one day, I was putting orange peel in a bag to store in the freezer and wondered if I could use it in chutney, and Oh My!
Shredded Brussel Sprout Salad
A shredded Brussel sprout salad, with sliced carrot, dried cranberries, walnuts and a cranberry dressing. Light and delicious
Onions are a flavour powerhouse. They are sweet, savoury and pungent all at once. Caramelised onions have all that umami flavour concentrated and are very useful
Soufflé Croûton Slice
They are deeply savoury, crispy on the outside, soft on the inside. VERY moreish, so you might like to make a couple of extra slices!
Cauliflower leaves – what do you do with them?
Cauliflower leaves and stems. Do you use them? Use as a vegetable, put in curries, stews and casseroles. Or I’ve found finely shredding them using the food processor gives me loads of ways to use them up.
Lesley’s Red Onion Chutney Marmalade
I made some lovely caramelised red onion chutney yesterday and I’m really pleased with it. The only problem is, I don’t know whether to call it red onion marmalade or red onion chutney!
Coconut & Lime Rice – vegan
This rice can be dialed up to be VERY coconutty, which is how I first had it, or made more subtle. I really liked it super coconutty
Puchka tart. What’s that? Complete deliciousness on a plate, that’s what
When making puchkas, I was pretty sure it would work as a main course in a pastry case. And let me tell you, it worked beautifully!
In these times of stripped supermarket shelves, recipes using minimal ingredients are even more useful that normal
Something different to do as side dishes with everyday vegetables
A couple of side dishes. Potato and onion layer, Carrot and swede mash
Gajar Matar. Everyday vegetables wearing a sari
I love this. Such everyday vegetables transformed by a few spices. Goes with many things, can be used as a side dish or a main. Freezes really well
Stuffed potato cakes
The U3A cookery group came round today. We did 3 recipes this time, including this one, stuffed potato cake. 2 potato cakes is the recommended portion size. It isn’t many calories, but 2 really is enough The recipe uses a potato dough and it has spiced vegetables...