Category Archives: Recipes

Pestouille – Pesto Ratatouille

A nice, light refreshing dish that would work well as an alternative bruschetta topping, admittedly that was the plan until I forgot to take them out of the oven. Heat a small wok or frying pan of rapeseed oil and leave until sizzling. Slice … Continue reading

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Garlic Mushroom Medley with Onions, Potato and Samphire

Heat 2 tbs of Rapeseed oil in a small wok or frying pan until sizzle. In the mean time chop the 2 small potatoes, half an onion and prepare 100g mushroom medley (pre-prepared, or a selection of shittake, chestnut, button … Continue reading

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Chili Bean Mushroom Medley

A light Mushroom alternative to Chili Con Carne and 5 Bean Chili with chicory and samphire. The bulk of the meal comes from the beans and mushrooms medley as opposed to from mince. It is prepared by heating 2tsp Rapeseed … Continue reading

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Garlic Mushrooms

An incredibly simple side dish that I have prepared three times in the past two days, it’s just that good! Ingredients (serves two): 8 Chestnut Mushrooms (for their nutty taste) chopped, Olive oil, Garlic paste, pinch of pepper. Bread slice … Continue reading

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Sautéd Leek and Broccoli Salad

Broccoli is one of my favourite vegetables, not only is it incredibly tasty but it is also rich in vitamins ad minerals, most notably vitamin C, potassium and phytochemical sulforaphane. Unfortunately it is not to everyone’s taste. If a member of your family … Continue reading

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Leek and Coconut Lentil Soup

A classic lentil soup with a leek and coconut twist. Recipe (Serves 2-3): Soak the red lentils and peas in the vegetable stock on medium, add 1 clove crushed garlic and a single sliver of grated ginger and heat for … Continue reading

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Spicy Nut Rice with olives

This dish can either be eaten on its own, as part of a meal or as stuffing.  Recipe: (Serves 2) Place the stock mixture in a pan and leave to boil. Add the rice, crushed garlic and ginger. Turn to medium … Continue reading

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