Recipes Section - Garlic

Recipes using garlic.

pickled gherkins

Pickled Gherkins with Dill Recipe

Recipe for Pickled Gherkins with Dill. Serve with ham and other boiled meats. Makes about 3 lbs (1.4 kg).

spinach and egg curry

Spinach and Egg Curry Recipe

Recipe for Spinach and Egg Curry. The coconut milk gives this simple curry a great depth of flavour and adds an appealing edge of sweetness. Serves 4 to 6.

broad beans with garlic

Broad Beans with Garlic & Lemon Recipe

Recipe for Broad Beans with Garlic & Lemon. Makes a tasty accompaniment to barbecued meats and makes enough for three generous servings or four smaller ones

spiced lentil and vegetable

Spiced Lentil and Vegetable Curry Recipe

Recipe for Spiced Lentil and Vegetable Curry. Nice drizzled with a bit of coconut cream or plain yoghurt over the top before serving. Enough for 4 people.

chilli jam

Chilli Jam Recipe

Recipe for Chilli Jam. This recipe can be adapted to use up gluts. I have made it with red peppers, celery and even rhubarb! Courgettes are our favourite.

spicy chickpea

Spicy Chickpea and Aubergine Stew Recipe

Recipe for Spicy Chickpea and Aubergine Stew. Full of the spicy flavours of the middle east. Serve with rice, couscous or flat bread. Enough for 4 people.

tagliatelle with spinach gnochi

Tagliatelle with Spinach Gnochi and Tomato Sauce Recipe

Recipe for Tagliatelle with Spinach Gnochi and Tomato Sauce . Serves 4 and makes an interesting and delicious way of getting your "greens".

macaroni and aubergine

Macaroni and Aubergine Layer Recipe

Recipe for Macaroni and Aubergine Layer. Enough for 4. Serve hot garnished with parsley and accompany with a side salad.

leek, mushroom and lemon risotto

Leek, Mushroom and Lemon Risotto Recipe

Recipe for Leek, Mushroom and Lemon Risotto. A delicious vegetarian risotto that is full of flavour and has a zingy, zesty taste. Serves 4.

instant pot vegetable risotto

Instant Pot Vegetable Risotto Recipe

Recipe for Instant Pot Vegetable Risotto. A simple and filling recipe for an electric pressure cooker. Can also be made in a stove top pressure cooker.

Meaty Vegan Chilli

“Meaty” Vegan Chilli Recipe

This meaty vegan chilli recipe is a hit with both vegetarians and meat eaters alike. Incredibly simple to make, frugal, and very tasty too.

lentil & bacon soup recipe

Lentil & Bacon Soup Recipe

A soup that a filling meal in itself. Although it's a lentil & bacon soup recipe, omit the bacon and it's fine for vegetarians. Makes 10 freezable portions.

leek pesto

Leek Pesto Recipe

A different take on the Italian dark green sauce for pasta which originated in Genoa. Makes the most of leeks which are past their prime.

vegetable gratini

Vegetable Gratin Recipe

A Vegetarian Gluten Free Vegetable Gratin recipe. Makes Enough for 4 good helpings on its own, or 6 if served with sausages.

carrot parsnip cashew nut roast

Carrot, Parsnip and Cashew Nut Roast Recipe

Recipe for Carrot, Parsnip and Cashew Nut Roast. The ingredients are enough for 6 hearty portions or half can be frozen uncooked for another day.

beetroot and orange preserve

Beetroot and Orange Preserve Recipe

Recipe for Beetroot and Orange Preserve - an easy to make, sweet and spicy preserve that is great with cold meats and cheese.

courgette pine nut pasta

Courgette and Pine Nut with Fresh Pasta Recipe

Recipe for Courgette and Pine Nut with Fresh Pasta. The key to this is doing all the preparation first so everything is ready before you start cooking.

microwave green tomato chutney

Microwave Green Tomato Chutney Recipe

Recipe for Microwave Green Tomato Chutney. A good recipe as it is cooked in the microwave and not for hours in a preserving pan on the hob.

chilled garlic soup

Chilled Garlic Soup Recipe

Recipe for Chilled Garlic Soup. Serves 6 people and is delicious although it sounds very unlikely, given the ingredients. No cooking involved.

onion pickle

Onion Pickle Recipe

Recipe for Onion Pickle. Makes 1 to 1¼ lbs (500g) . This pickle needs to be refrigerated and used up within a month but you'll have eaten it before that!

sweet chill jam

Sweet Chilli Jam Recipe

This sweet chilli jam recipe is straightforward to make and produces an unusual jam that can be used as an accompaniment to a curry like a mango chutney.

courgette etc pasta

Courgette, Bacon, Chilli, Garlic & Pesto Pasta Recipe

Recipe for Courgette, Bacon, Chilli, Garlic & Pesto Pasta. These ingredients are for serving two but can obviously be adapted for more people.

tuna stuffed marrow

Tuna Stuffed Marrow Recipe

Recipe for Tuna Stuffed Marrow. Tuna goes surprisingly well with marrow and the topping to this recipe becomes lovely and crispy as it bakes.

carrot and coriander soup

Carrot and Coriander Soup Recipe

Recipe for Carrot and Coriander Soup. This makes four very large servings with a point’s value of half a point each (weightwatchers).

moroccan chicken

Moroccan Chicken Recipe

Recipe for Moroccan Chicken. Serves 4 people when served with couscous or turmeric flavoured rice and flat breads.

broad bean

Broad Bean and Radish Salad with Tahini Dressing Recipe

Recipe for Broad Bean and Radish Salad with Tahini Dressing. The Tahini dressing will keep for 1 week in the fridge.

red pepper

Red Pepper Tapas Recipe

Recipe for Red Pepper Tapas. Brilliant with hard-boiled eggs and tuna. You can char the peppers whole over a gas flame before skinning.

sweet potato

African Sweet Potato Stew Recipe

Recipe for African Sweet Potato Stew Serve with rice or quinoa We're so fortunate being able to buy and even grow sweet potatoes to make this delicious stew

veg stir fry

All Vegetable Spicy Stir Fry Recipe

Recipe for All Vegetable Spicy Stir Fry. Ready when the greens are wilting, but the firm vegetables still have a little crunch left. Serves 2.

stuffed peppers

Peppers stuffed with Chickpeas and Onions in a Tomato sauce Recipe

Recipe for Peppers stuffed with Chickpeas and Onions in a Tomato sauce. Healthy, balanced vegetarian meal Enough for 6 helpings, serve with crusty bread.

wild garlic

Wild Garlic and Brassica Risotto Recipe

Recipe for Wild Garlic and Brassica Risotto. You can use wet garlic or leeks instead, the brassicas change as to what's left in the fridge!

spicy potato curry

Spicy Potato Curry Recipe

Recipe for Spicy Potato Curry. Serve with naan bread, chapati or dosa and natural yoghurt. An easy, very tasty vegetarian main course dish.

braod bean pilaf

Broad Bean and Courgette Pilaf Recipe

Recipe for Broad Bean and Courgette Pilaf. Takes about ½ an hour to prepare, 30 mins to 1 hour to cook Serve in bowls topped with griddled courgette.

basil bake

Basil and Courgette Pasta Bake Recipe

Recipe for Basil and Courgette Pasta Bake. Easy to make, takes about 10 minutes to prepare and less than 40 minutes in total to cook. Serves 4 to 6.

pancake stack

Layered Savoury Pancake Stack Recipe

Recipe for Layered Savoury Pancake Stack. Easy and quick vegetarian meal sufficient for 2 people. Serve with a mixed salad.

spicy burger

Bern’s Spicy Bean Burgers Recipe

Recipe for Bern's Spicy Bean Burgers. Makes 4 large burgers. Economical filling vegetarian meal, better than it's carnivore equivalent in taste and health

spicy pasta

Spicy Pasta Recipe

Recipe for Spicy Pasta. A nice, quick, healthy teatime dish with a real kick to it. Suitable for vegetarians but appealing to carnivores as well!

turkish aubergine

Turkish Stuffed Aubergine Recipe – Imam Bayildi (The priest fainted)

Recipe for Turkish Stuffed Aubergine - Imam Bayildi (The priest fainted). Serve warm or at room temperature with flatbread and yoghurt dip.

apple date

Apple, Date and Chilli Chutney Recipe

This easy recipe for Apple, Date and Chilli Chutney makes about 5 lbs which may sound a lot but it won't last long once you taste how delicious it is

stuffed tomatoes

Stuffed Tomatoes Recipe

Recipe for Stuffed Tomatoes. To spice up a little more add 2 drops of hot pepper sauce. Works well with herb coated potatoes and garlic mushrooms.

moroccan veggie

Moroccan Vegetable One Pot Recipe

Recipe for Moroccan Vegetable One Pot. Sprinkle with mint and serve on its own or with couscous or crusty bread. A vegetarian taste of Arabia Serves 6.

broad bean

Warm Broad Bean and Feta Salad Recipe

Recipe for Warm Broad Bean and Feta Salad. A lovely summer evening salad. Serve with chopped dill. Enough for 4 to 6 people dependent on appetite.

aubergine caviar

Aubergine Caviar Recipe

Recipe for Aubergine Caviar. Not for garlic haters! Goes well as a snack on Organic Wheat crackers. Can be spiced up if you wish with chilli

onion soup

Creamy Onion Allotment Soup Recipe

Recipe for Creamy Onion Allotment Soup. A vegetarian or easily made vegan recipe that's a refreshing change from French onion soup, Makes 4 bowls of soup

prawn tikki

Prawn Tikki Recipe

Recipe for Prawn Tikki. Gorgeous with large salad and a yoghourt and cucumber raita. An unusual dish combining potatoes with prawns and an Asian flavour

chickpea curry

Chickpea Curry Recipe

Recipe for Chickpea Curry. The ingredients were for two people so multiply accordingly - it's really simple and took no time at all. Lovely with brown rice.

veg and red bean

Vegetable & Red Bean Pilau Recipe

Recipe for Vegetable and Red Bean Pilau. A deliciously different, low-calorie one-pot meal. Serve garnished with coriander leaves.

tandoori chicken

Tandoori Chicken with Radish Salad Recipe

Recipe for Tandoori Chicken with Radish Salad. Plain chapattis make a good accompaniment and are also fat free. A low fat and healthy meal

courgette burgerscipe file

Courgette Burgers Recipe

Recipe for Courgette Burgers. Drizzle with lemon juice and serve with salad or a tomato dish. Serves 4 (give or take). Use up the zucchini glut

marrow soup

Marrow Soup Recipe

Recipe for Marrow Soup. The marrow makes the soup quite creamy but you can swirl in some cream if desired. Add a little chilli sauce to spice up the soup.

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