Macaroni Cheese

The key to perfecting this filling favourite lies in the béchamel sauce: make sure it is smooth, creamy, packed with a blend of gooey cheese. Ingredients 400g (14oz) dried macaroni Salt 85g (3oz) unsalted butter 100g (3 1/2 oz) fresh breadcrumbs 60 (2 oz) plain flour 1 tsp mustard power Pinch of ground nutmeg 400mlContinue reading “Macaroni Cheese”

Greek Country Salad with haloumi

4 vine-riipened tomatoes, rough chopped few spring onions, chopped 1 Lebanese cucumber thickly sliced 100 g (3 1/2 oz) pitted black kalamata olives Handful of spinach leaves 250 g (8 oz) haloumi cheese, sliced For the dressing 4 tablespoons extra virgin olive oil 1 1/2 tablespoons red wine vinegar 1 teaspoon dried oregano Salt andContinue reading “Greek Country Salad with haloumi”

Pear and butterscotch frangipane tart

Prep time 45 minutes. Cooking time 40 minutes Ingredients 50g (1 1/2 oz) castor sugar Custard or cream to serve For The Butterscotch Sauce 50g (1 1/2 oz) vegan unsalted butter 50g (1 1/2 oz) muscovado sugar 2 tbs golden syrup 2 tbsp vegan double cream For The Pastry 200g (7oz) plain flour 100g (3Continue reading “Pear and butterscotch frangipane tart”

Lettuce and avocado walnut salad

Ingredients 1 tbsp clear honey 125g (4 oz walnut halves 1 medium lettuce, shredded 1 medium avocado, sliced For the dressing 4 tbsp walnut oil 2 tbsp extra virgin, olive oil 1-2 tbsp Sherry vinegar Salt and black pepper Method Heat the honey in a small frying pan, add the walnuts and stir-fry over aContinue reading “Lettuce and avocado walnut salad”

Crunchy Seeded Granary Plait

Make 1 large plaited loaf Ingredients 150ml soya milk 55g butter 2 tsp marmite (optional) 150ml fresh yeast 1 tsp castor sugar 225 granary gluten-free flour 225g strong white flour gluten free Plus extra to dust 1 tsp salt 2 eggs Oil, to grease 2 tbsp sunflower seeds 2 tbsp golden linseeds 1 tbsp flaxseedsContinue reading “Crunchy Seeded Granary Plait”

Roast Cauliflower Soup

Ingredients 1 large cauliflower cut in small florets 1 large onion chopped in two 3 garlic cloves, peeled and rap in foil paper 1/4 cup of pumpkin seeds roasted Pinch of black pepper 2 cups of vegetable stock 1 1/2 cups of soya single cream or coconut milk if preferred Pinch of salt to tasteContinue reading “Roast Cauliflower Soup”

Sweet potatoes Pudding

Ingredients 5 pound(s) grated sweet Potato 3 cups dark brown sugar 3 cups yam flour 3cups cornmeal/polenta 2 cups raisins soaked in red label wine and rum Pinch of salt Grated nutmeg Pinch of mixed spice 1 tbsp vanilla extract Ground Cinnamon Ground ginger Ground cloves 2 cups soy single cream or coconut milk 1/4Continue reading “Sweet potatoes Pudding”

Chickpeas risotto with vegetables

Ingredients 80g chopped broccoli 40g Brussel sprouts 20 g diced onion 230 ml vegetable stock 20 ml cooking white wine 300g chickpeas rice 40g butter 50g Parmesan, if desired Salt to taste and pepper Method 1. Heat vegetable stock in a saucepan 2.Heat the butter in a separate saucepan 3.gently cook the onion, broccoli andContinue reading “Chickpeas risotto with vegetables”

Rice pudding

Ingredients 15g (1/2oz) unsalted vegan butter plus extra for greasing 60g (2 oz) short-grain rice such as Arborio or pudding rice 600ml (1 pint) soy or oats rich single cream 30g (1 oz) castor sugar Pinch of ground cinnamon and grated nutmeg Method 1.Lightly butter a 900ml (1 1/2 pint) ovenproof serving dish rinse theContinue reading “Rice pudding”

Butter Tofu Curry

Ingredients For The Curry 2 tbsp dairy free butter 1 onion 2 tsp garam masala 2 tsp ground coriander 2 tsp ground cumin 2 tsp ground turmeric 1 garlic clove a thumb-size piece of fresh ginger 1 tbsp tomato purée 40ml (1 2/3) cups) passata 200ml (scant 1 cup) 200ml soya single cream salt andContinue reading “Butter Tofu Curry”