Vegan Sunday Roast

Cannelloni, risotto and lasagne are all wonderful things…but they are NOT a decent alternative to a roast dinner for vegetarians, not to mention vegans!  If you want to make a vegan version of this Sunday favourite, you can easily put a bit more effort into making the vegetables the star of the show. Or, if you’d prefer, you… Continue reading Vegan Sunday Roast

Sweet Potato Gnocchi with Avocado & Kale Pesto

As the Indian summer finally wanes, I am finding myself drawn towards warming, vitamin-enriched greens.  Last night’s dinner was a broccoli, cauliflower and cabbage tofu stir-fry, and here’s today’s lunch, if you fancy some green goodness yourself…

GBBO Pastry Week: Baked Sweet Potato Samosas

These were an adaptation of Jamie Oliver’s recipe for Baked Veggie Samosas but using gorgeous sweet potato instead of regular spuds.  The recipe appears long and complicated, but is definitely worth the effort – and a good reminder of how much flavour comes from using whole spices rather than the (often ancient) ready ground variety. I consumed mine with… Continue reading GBBO Pastry Week: Baked Sweet Potato Samosas