Just when we thought we were hitting Spring, Winter has returned! And in an effort to boost the immune system, and to eat seasonally and veggie, here is a little recipe I made this week.
Have you already bought some high-quality bee-friendly British rapeseed oil produced while avoiding the use of harmful pesticides? If you’d like more information about the issues, you can find out more here. But if you’ve already got a bottle of … Continue reading
Sourdough September is when the Real Bread Campaign goes on a mission to help everyone discover that: life’s sweeter with sourdough! Have a go at making your own sourdough bread . . .
We can’t all star in the Great British Bake Off like eco-friendly baker Ian Cummings (pictured right) – but we can all help to save energy when we cook. Ian is celebrating Earth Hour 2017 (25 March) by sharing his energy-saving favourite recipe – delicious … Continue reading
Sourdough September is when the Real Bread Campaign goes on a mission to help everyone discover that: life’s sweeter with sourdough! The Campaign is encouraging Real Bread bakers everywhere to organise their own local events and activities from 1-30 September, … Continue reading
Make a meal of tasty mushrooms in this simple lightly-spiced soured cream sauce. This is designed to be a low cost recipe. Ingredients 1 tbsp olive oil 1 onion, finely diced 2 garlic cloves, crushed 500g/1lb 2oz mushrooms (such as … Continue reading
Low fat vegan recipe, fake meat free. Ingredients 3 cups mushrooms 1/2 red onion 1tbsp mild chilli powder, or 1 heaped tsp hot chilli powder 2tsp paprika 1tsp cumin 1tbsp vegetable stock powder 2tsp garlic powder or 2 minced garlic … Continue reading
The signs that spring has sprung are here: the clocks have been changed, the sun is making some tentative appearances, and it’s nearly time for Meat Free May.
Fancy some vegan pancakes? If you bake with sourdough you might like to try this recipe. It’s a great way to use up excess sourdough.
This month, as part of Year of the Pulses we are celebrating the Haricot bean, Phaseolus vulgaris. These are small, oval, plump and creamy-white beans with a mild flavour and smooth, buttery texture.
Antonio Carluccio’s Pasta e Fagioli- Pasta and Bean Soup Serves 6 300g fresh borlotti beans, or 200g dried beans soaked in cold water overnight and drained 6 tbsp olive oil
Nigel Slater’s Greengrocer’s Hotpot 8 tbsp olive oil 4 onions sliced 1 aubergine, sliced in half lengthways and then into 1cm semi-circles 1 courgette, sliced into 1cm rounds
Meat Free May – lunch idea recipes. Here we give you some ideas for wholesome, filling lunches with lots of grains/legumes to help ensure you get enough protein (cheese and eggs also good sources, unless you’re doing a vegan month … Continue reading
Ingredients 1 lb. leeks 1 lb. potatoes (or more if desired) 1 tablesp. sunflower or vegetable oil Stock: 4 teasp. Swiss Vegetable Vegan Bouillon to each 0.56litres (1 pint) boiling water salt and pepper . . . or for non-vegan … Continue reading
Concerned about what’s in your bread? Why not bake your own bread? Here’s a couple of bread recipes you can eat during Meat Free May. The first one gives a good introduction to bread making with step by step instructions, … Continue reading
Here we give you some ideas for wholesome, filling lunches with lots of grains/legumes to help ensure you get enough protein (cheese and eggs also good sources, unless you’re doing a vegan month like me – but you know how … Continue reading
Cracking Good Food are delighted to announce that we are collaborating again with Recycle for Greater Manchester to deliver the programme of FREE hands-on cooking sessions for their 2013-14 Love Food Hate Waste campaign.
This is a perfect recipe for Autumn and tastes amazing! It was adapted into a soup and veganised from a recipe for Oxtail Stew with Pumpkin and Cinnamon from Yotam Ottolenghi’s “The Cookbook”. olive oil 1 pumpkin 4 beetroots 1 … Continue reading
Serves 2 Steam asparagus stems for 10 mins and set aside Fry 1 onion in olive oil for 10 mins until golden Add 150g of risotto rice and stir for 2 mins Add 500ml of vegetable stock slowly over 20 … Continue reading