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Potato, Sweetcorn & Onion Cakes

Potato, Sweetcorn & Onion Cakes

Delicious little patties with crispy bacon and ketchup. Or could be eaten cold in a lunch box, or use the same ingredients to make a soup

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Best Book Club Books

Best Book Club Books

The book club I’m in has rules – we all take it in turns to choose a book; we can’t have read it before; and it must cost £5-£6 maximum. This month, we all had to choose three books and we’ll decide which ones we’re going to read. I liked the sound of many of them and I now have an enormous pile of books ‘to be read’!

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Spiced lentil balls

Spiced lentil balls

These little lentil balls are very tasty and could be used much like falafel. Very many flavour variations are possible

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Chocolate Scones

Chocolate Scones

Chocolate scones are a bit different and very delicious. We had one with thick cream and bottled dark cherries. Rock on Black Forest revival!

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Cauliflower leaves – what do you do with them?

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.

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Vegetable Muffins

Vegetable Muffins

These vegetable muffins are very light and taste delicious. Would be lovely tucked into a lunchbox, or enjoyed alongside a bowl of delicious soup

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BBQ Pizza

BBQ Pizza

BBQ pizza using a vegan home made bbq sauce. Use the bbq sauce on the base, then top with chopped up pepper, onion, sweetcorn and mushroom. Top with a mixture of mozzarella and grated cheddar

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Spiced Carrot Tart

Spiced Carrot Tart

Having made a delicious tart using soft cheese and peas, I wanted to try one using carrots and a bit of spice.

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An everyday curry base

An everyday curry base

This curry base recipe is a very useful one to have in your repertoire. Endlessly versatile, you can add pretty much any protein to it.

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Cheese and Onion Tart

Cheese and Onion Tart

Meltingly soft onions, in a creamy cheese pastry case. Good hot, cold and in between. Great for dinners, packed lunches and picnics

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