Falafel with carrot salad

Falafel with carrot salad

Falafel with carrot salad This post was first written in June 2013 and updated in June 2021. These falafel are pan fried and served with a super simple salad of carrot and peanuts. Add differing spices to ring the changes How to make pan fried falafel Soak the dried...
Lemon Peel Jam

Lemon Peel Jam

Is Citrus Peel Edible? It is indeed. Although lemon isn’t one of the dirty dozen, it is still a good idea to wash any peel or skins you are planning to eat, especially those, like lemon, that it may be more unusual to eat. Is Lemon Peel good for me? We could all...
The garden in July

The garden in July

The garden in July I took a few pictures of the garden this week. It’s been looking really good this year. I usually buy a basil plant and put it in a large pot, it lasts all summer. I’ve tried keeping one in the house over winter, but they really...
Quick Banana Bread

Quick Banana Bread

Quick Banana Bread This is such a classic recipe, and we haven’t got one on Thrifty Lesley. Tass, a Facebook member, supplied this delicious sounding quick banana bread recipe way back in 2015. We do get through quite a lot of bananas, but in summer, they go brown and...
Green Pea Hummus Lasagna

Green Pea Hummus Lasagna

I have been exploring swapping out the ragu layer of a lasagna for many other different things. The first was made using a really good lentil ragu which I thought would work well as a lasagna. It was very successful and inspired me to think of lots of other...