Monthly Archives: May 2014

Alpine yoghurt cake with raspberries

Anyone who has spent time in the French alps with know and love yoghurt cake. It is really easy to make and will stay moist and fresh in your bag after spending the day skiing or hiking. A friend told me that yoghurt cake is popular in the alps because the altitude has an effect […]

Carrot fritters with cumin yoghurt

These are really easy and quick to make. This recipe uses age old bed friends with cumin, carrots, yoghurt and coriander. Ingredients For the fritters 8 large carrots Handful of fresh coriander 1 hot red chilli 2tbsp gram flour 2 eggs (beaten) Salt and pepper For the yoghurt 100ml Greek yoghurt 2tsp cumin Small handful […]

Slow roasted tomato stew with chickpeas, almonds and yoghurt

It does take a bit of time to make this stew due to slow roasting some of the tomatoes in the oven and reducing the stew on the hob for a while. The addition of yoghurt and lemon juice just before you serve brings the stew back to life by giving it body and a […]

Mixed quinoa with ceps and green beans

I have decided to enter this recipe into the Betta Living competition because this is a recipe that I make time and time again. It may not be the prettiest or the most colourful of dishes but everyone I make it for seems to love it – so I guess that is a good sign […]

Garlic and herb stuffed and skewered mushrooms

Mushrooms take really well to marinade. You can also add loads of flavour by stuffing the mushrooms by removing the stalk and filling with whatever you fancy. By pressing the mushrooms next to each other on skewers, the filling stays in place. These garlic and mixed herb mushrooms pack a punch. Ingredients (serves two) 250g […]

Barbequed asparagus raft with a smoky hollandaise sauce

By cooking asparagus on a barbeque, their skins become lovely and charred while retaining a crunchy, fresh texture. There is no need to blanch them before hand – simply add them to the barbeque raw. I promise you, these asparagus spears dipped in a smoky hollandaise sauce will go down well among vegetarians and meat […]

Honey nut cutlets

Nut burgers have a reputation of being dry and boring in the vegetarian community. But the simple addition of honey caramelises the nuts making these cutlets rich and tasty. Adding a touch of honey can also transform nut loafs into more exciting dishes. Ingredients (makes roughly 6 cutlets) 300g mixed nuts (I use walnuts, brazils, […]