Tag Archives: Eggs

Spiced cornbread

Really easy to make and great for sharing. While it goes really well with soups and stews, it is also great for taking on picnics as it will transfer well wrapped in a kitchen cloth. Ingredients 40g butter 3 shallots, finely chopped 2 chillies, thinly sliced 200g coarse cornmeal (polenta) 200g plain flour 2 tsp […]

Slow roasted tomato tart with watercress pesto

Tarts are great for picnics as all you need is a knife for cutting and your hands for eating. The polenta gives is a slightly ‘gritty’ texture which I think works well for a summer tart. Ingredients For the pastry base: 170g plain flour (plus a bit to dust) 50g polenta 20g finely grated vegetarian […]

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, […]

Spinach balls

This recipe uses spinach, but you could just as easily use other green leaves including kale, cavolo nero, or a mixture. Just make sure the leaves are properly cooked and thoroughly drained before making them into balls. You can deep fry them, but I found they stay together better if you bake them in the […]

Gado-gado

I went to Bali with my husband for our honeymoon and fell in love with this warm salad. It was eating gado-gado I first discovered tempeh. It isn’t widely sold in the UK so I’ve used tofu in my recipe. If you can get your hands on tempeh which is sold in some specialist shops […]

Giant cheese and chive soufflé

This is a surprisingly easy meal to make and great for a midweek supper. It’s not the healthiest of meals thanks to the butter and cheese, but it is packed with protein. Ingredients (serves 4) 6 eggs (separated) 500mls whole milk (semi skinned will also do) 300g extra mature cheddar (grated) 1tbsp chopped fresh chives […]