Veggie Nut Roast, great for a Family Dinner or Sunday Lunch

I’ve been experimenting these past few weeks with Sunday dinners, they can be great for family get togethers if you happen to have invited non vegan guests over or even if you just fancy cooking something special for yourself, any leftovers can go in the fridge for bonus Monday meals. I keep thinking of what to make that would be a centre piece for the meal, as people tend to expect the veggies to be WITH something, so with this recipe I’ve gone for a nut roast and next time will be Pie as I’ve got a lot of puff […]

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Chickpea, Mushroom & Olive Bakes served with Spicy Sweet Potato Fries and Fresh Homemade Avocado Salsa

Yesterday I bought myself a box of semolina, this was purely for nostalgic purposes as I used to have semolina pudding and canned peaches as a treat with my grandad when I was younger. I am always amazed to hear that people don’t like semolina and can’t believe I haven’t had any in about 15 years! I don’t think I’ll be able to talk Martin into trying it, too much like rice pudding consistency I think, and he really doesn’t like that, but I might coax him into trying a little, I mean come on… it’s semolina and peaches. I’ve […]

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Chickpea & Coriander Patties served with spicy Spanish Rice, Chilli and Avocado Aioli and Sauteed Sweet Red Onions

I wonder if you can overeat chickpeas! I have been using them in quite a lot of my dishes lately, but they are just so easy to use it seems silly not to fling them in a dish when I can! I had in my head that these were going to be crispbakes, don’t ask me what I thought I meant by crispbakes, I think I’ve heard it someplace and thought it sounded good, but when I looked at my finished plate they were more burger-ish in style, so patties it is. I’ll keep the crispbake idea for something else, […]

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