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”

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”

Spiced Mushroom Soup

Ingredients 1 tbsp olive oil 2 tbsp vegan butter 2 cloves of garlic, crushed 1 tsp chilli flakes 1 tsp coriander seed, crushed 1 tsp herbes de Provence 400 g/14/5 1/3 cups mixed mushrooms, sliced 1 litre/1 pint 15fl.oz/4 cups vegetables stock 100 ml/3 1/2 fl.oz/1/2 cup double (heavy) non-dairy cream 1/4 tsp nutmeg, freshlyContinue reading “Spiced Mushroom Soup”

Butter Bean, Sun-Dried Tomato and Pesti Soup

This soup is so quick and easy to make: the key is to use good-quality home-made or bought fresh stock for the best result. Using plenty of the pesto and sun-dried tomato purée (paste) gives it a rich, milestone-like flavour. As a alternative to butter beans, haricot (navy) or cannelloni beans will make good substitutes.Continue reading “Butter Bean, Sun-Dried Tomato and Pesti Soup”

Thai-Style Cauliflower & Potato Curry..

Ingredients.. 450 g/1 lb new potatoes, peeled and halved or quartered350 g/12 oz cauliflower florets3 garlic cloves, peeled and chopped40 g/1 ½ oz ground pumpkin seeds, (blend the pumpkin seeds) if Not not allergic to nuts then use ground almond. Instead of pumpkin seeds.1 tsp ground coriander½ tsp ground cumin½ tsp turmeric3 tbsp olive oilSaltContinue reading “Thai-Style Cauliflower & Potato Curry..”

Beetroot Risotto..

Ingredients.. 2 tbsp extra virgin olive oil1 onion, peeled and finely chopped2 garlic cloves, peeled and finely chopped2 tsp freshly chopped thyme1 tsp grated lemon rind350 g/12 oz risotto rice150 ml 1 ¼ pint dry vegan white wine900 ml/1 ½ vegetable stock, heated2 tbsp vegan cream alternative or coconut cream225 g/8 oz cooked beetroot, peeledContinue reading “Beetroot Risotto..”

Creamy Barley & Broccoli Risotto..

Barley is rich in vitamins, minerals and other beneficial plants compounds. It’s available in many forms, ranging from hulled barley to barley grits, flakes and flour. Almost all forms of barley utilise the whole grain-except for pearl barley to barley, which has been polished to remove or all the outer bran layer along with theContinue reading “Creamy Barley & Broccoli Risotto..”

Vegan nut Roast

Ingredients: 1 tbsp sun flower oil, plus extra for oiling 1 large onion, peeled and diced 1 tsp cumin 100ml3 ½ fl oz boiling water 1 vegan stock cube 1 heaped tsp yeast extract 225 g/8 oz mixed nuts, finely chopped (optional) 40 g/1 ½ oz whole meal bread,blitzed into bread Crumbs Salt and freshlyContinue reading “Vegan nut Roast”

Fragrant vegetable pot

Ingredients: 1 tbsp olive oil 1 cinnamon stick, bruised 3 star anise Small piece fresh root ginger, grated 1 bird’s eye chilli, deseeded and chopped 300 g/10 oz Thai fragrant rice 1.2 litres 2 ¼ pints vegetable stock 225 g/8 oz broccoli, divided into tiny florets 225 g/8 oz french beans, trimmed and half 1Continue reading “Fragrant vegetable pot”

Vegetable Biryani

2 tsp olive oil, plus a little extra for brushing 2 large onions, peeled and thinly sliced lengthways 2 garlic cloves, peeled and finely chopped 2.5 cm/1 inch piece fresh root ginger,peeled and finely Grated 1 small carrot, peeled and cut into sticks 1 small parsnips, peeled and diced 1 small sweet potato, peeled andContinue reading “Vegetable Biryani”