Endive Salad with Pears and Almonds is a pretty sophisticated salad that makes me feel like a grown-up. Endive (or chicory) is a little bitter but, like so many bitter tasting foods, really addictive. The bitterness of the chicory works so well with the sweetness of the cos, pear and almond and the textures all […]
Super Spring Slaw is crunchy, light, tasty and satisfying. Perfect as a gluten-free, vegan side dish, sandwich filling, or with the addition of gluten-free pasta or noodles, a fabulous main. Choc-full of nuts, seeds, rich and vibrant vegetables and the always wonderful parsley. You will love Super Spring Slaw as a side to Purple Sprouting […]
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Spicy Grilled Green Bean and Potato Salad is a substantial, tasty and satisfying gluten-free, vegan salad. You can use whatever type of green beans (French beans, string beans, runner beans and lots more!) and potatoes (Jersey Royals!) are in season where you are. Look out for what looks fresh and what is local. Perfect as […]
School holidays are well underway and the weather tends to be rather wet… If we are lucky August summer-time is lazy, warm and wonderful. The hustle and bustle quietens down and superb August Seasonal Produce makes for easy dishes, where ripe, sweet flavours shine through. Summer seasonal fruit and vegetables are abundant now and we […]
Mushroom Risotto with Grilled Mushrooms and Tarragon is the ultimate gluten-free, vegan comfort food. Tasting of earthy, warm flavours, fresh with the slight aniseed tang of tarragon and a wonderful silky texture but with a bite. I love this dish. It makes the world alright again. Fresh, seasonal mushrooms can get lost in a risotto. […]
I LOVE, LOVE, LOVE this Gluten-Free Vegan Sicilian Pizza. No cheese just tomato, parsley and more good stuff… Sicilian pizza is usually rectangular with a thicker, bread, sponge base. Sicilian pizza is often known as sfincione and traditionally does not have mozzarella, or in fact any cheese, on it (Sicily is an island of mostly […]
Summer Vegetable Paella is summer-holidays on a plate. A lazy summers day finished off with a wonderful dish of gluten-free, vegan, seasonal vegetable paella is heavenly. It has everything you want – in one dish. So great for washing up! Summer Vegetable Paella is easy to make and takes less than 40 minutes (including standing […]