Tag Archives: Nuts

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, […]


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 […]

Spinach, mushroom and veggie gorgonzola with nutty polenta

It only takes about 15 minutes to make this meal – polenta is the ultimate fast food. Ingredients (serves 2) 200g polenta 30g pine nuts 30g brazil nuts 400mls vegetable stock 2 large flat field mushrooms 50g butter 200g spinach 100g vegetarian style gorgonzola 1 red onion Salt and pepper Method Pop the oven onto […]

Stilton arancini with a walnut crust

These arancini balls make fantastic starters. They are pretty rich so team them up with a fresh salad with a sharp dressing or dipped into a fiery tomato salsa. Key to cooking these is patience. The rice needs to be cold before you add the eggs and the arancini then need time to sit in […]

Fig, Tomato and Walnut Salad

Figs go well with honey, sweet balsamic vinegar, creamy blue cheese and goats cheese. This simple salad mainly included ingredients I needed up use up, but it is worth experimenting with other flavour combinations. The walnuts add a nice crunch, but you could as easily use pine nuts. Ingredients (serves 2) 6 fresh figs (quartered) […]

My ‘Traditional’ Vegetarian Lasagne

Lasagne is one of those dishes that always seems to go down well. If you’re having visitors and lead a busy life, you can make a lasagne well ahead of time and simply pop in the oven on the evening. Also, once it has been cooked it keeps well for a left-over lunch the next […]

Porcini and Chestnut Nut Roast with Porcini and Red Wine Gravy

This is my ultimate Sunday dinner nut roast. Gone are the days when nut roasts were dry, bland and uninspiring. This rich nut roast is moist and comforting and will make your house smell amazing. If you’re buying nuts from a larger chained supermarket, make sure you’re not getting ripped off. I went to recently […]