Tag Archives: Onion

Mushroom, wild rice and ale wellington

This main course dish is delicious. It is really worth getting your hands on a good variety of mushrooms if you can. If you can’t get any interesting fresh varieties, just use more chestnut mushrooms in their place. Ingredients (8 portions) 300g wild (black) rice 30g butter 1 white onion 2 cloves of garlic 250g […]

BBQ halloumi with mango salsa in a brioche bun

This is the perfect vegetarian option at barbeques on warm summer evenings. Ingredients 1 pack of halloumi 1 ripe mango 1 small red onion 1 fresh red chilli 1 lime Handful of fresh coriander 4 brioche buns Method There are many different ways of stoning a mango. I find the way that works for me […]

Juniper, cider and sage infused wild rice salad with mushrooms, almonds and crispy onions

This is much more exciting than your bog standard rice salad! It has subtle fragrant spices from the juniper, a sweetness from the cider but is also earthy with sage and mushrooms. Wild rice has a tougher consistency than white rice and therefore takes longer to cook but has plenty of texture. It is also […]

Allotment stew with parsley dumplings

Ingredients (serves 4) 200g broad beans 200g runner beans 2 large courgettes 200g peas 2 large onions 1 fennel bulb 150g mangetout 3 cloves of garlic 200mls good vegetable stock 50mls double cream 1 glass of white wine Juice of one lemon Cooking oil 200g self-raising flour 100g butter cut in pieces 75g mature cheddar, […]

Raw ‘couscous’ salad

This is really easy to make, incredibly healthy and makes a great side salad for a BBQ. Instead of couscous, this recipe uses a whole cauliflower head that has been obliterated in a food processor. It works really well! Ingredients (serves 4 as a side dish) 1 cauliflower 1 small red onion 1 carrot 1 […]

Creamed Leeks

This simple side dish is really easy to make and goes well with vegetarian sausages, bean burgers, potato croquettes or just a chunk of bread. There are many ways of making it and some recipes require cheese, but I think it’s best kept nice and simple. Although you could add a dollop of mustard to […]