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creamy beetroot curry

Creamy Beetroot Curry Recipe

Recipe for Creamy Beetroot Curry. Serves 8 as a side dish, so make a vat and freeze the rest! It makes a great colourful side curry when in a hurry.

courgette meatballs and Curry Gravy

Courgette “Meatballs” and Curry Gravy Recipe

Recipe for Courgette "Meatballs" and Curry Gravy. Serve immediately with basmati rice and/or roti or naan bread. Serves 4 with something else on the side.

egg curry

Egg Curry Recipe

Recipe for Egg Curry. You can use about 3-4 tsp of curry powder/paste of your choice instead of the cumin seeds, garam masala, chilli powder and turmeric.

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".

vegetable hot pot

Vegetable Hot Pot with Cheesy Topping Recipe

Recipe for Vegetable Hot Pot with Cheesy Topping. You can use different veggies but try to keep the overall weight around the same. Enough for 6 people.

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.

savoury courgette bake

Savoury Courgette Bake

Recipe for Savoury Courgette Bake. A tasty savoury bake that serves 4. Garnish with tomato wedges and parsley sprigs.

moulded tomato risotto

Moulded Tomato Risotto Recipe

Recipe for Moulded Tomato Risotto. This risotto uses easy cook brown rice and makes a nice centrepiece for a meal. Goes well with a green salad and coleslaw

vegetarian lasagne

Vegetarian Lasagne Recipe

Recipe for Vegetarian Lasagne. A filling, satisfying meal for 4. Serve with a fresh, green salad. Freezes well.

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.

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.

tomato and lentil soup

Tomato & Lentil Soup Recipe

Recipe for Tomato & Lentil Soup. Adapted from a basic tomato soup recipe with the lentils making it more filling. Makes four to five hearty portions.

green tomato cake

Green Tomato Cake Recipe

Recipe for Green Tomato Cake - An interesting way to use up some green tomatoes before frost hits that produces a moist, deliciously spiced cake.

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.

green tomato marmalade

Green Tomato Marmalade Recipe

Recipe for Green Tomato Marmalade. A lovely breakfast marmalade, makes a good side dish with curry, and brilliant with cheese.

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.

green tomato marmalade

Green Tomato Marmalade Recipe

Recipe for Green Tomato Marmalade An unusual recipe that makes use of green tomatoes at the end of season combined with lemons for a fresh tasting marmalade

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.

sweet green pickle

Sweet Green Pickle Recipe

Recipe for Sweet Green Pickle. Makes about 5.5kg (12lb) and the vegetables can vary with the seasons so a good way to use up gluts and surplus

moroccan chicken

Moroccan Chicken Recipe

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

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

egg on toast

Egg on Toast Romanian Style – Recipe

Recipe for Egg on Toast Romanian Style. Serves 2 on its own or 4 served with a hearty salad or similar accompaniment. In Rumanian - Ochiuri cu Praz

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.

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.

summer pasta

Summer Pasta Salad Recipe

Recipe for Summer Pasta Salad. This is very easy to prepare, delicious to eat, and always impresses people, perfect for barbecues, picnics, summer dining.

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.

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.

orange chutney

Tomato and Orange Chutney Recipe

Recipe for Tomato and Orange Chutney. An experiment as I had oranges to spare! Made at the end of August and tasted today (13th December) and it's lovely.

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.

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

tomato and courgette

Tomato and Courgette Glut Soup Recipe

Recipe for Tomato and Courgette Glut Soup. Seasoning is very important. Don't skimp on it or you will have a very bland soup. Taste as you go along.

pasta sauce

Easy Pasta Tomato Sauce Recipe

Recipe for Easy Peasy Pasta Tomato Sauce. Serve spooned on top of freshly cooked pasta and finish with parmesan or grated cheese.

spicy baby potatoes

Spicy New Potatoes Recipe

Recipe for Spicy New Potatoes Can be used as a side dish or turned into a main course by adding some cubed feta cheese or halloumi and finishing in a grill.

aztec pie

Aztec Pie Recipe – Mexican Beef & Tortilla Layer

Recipe for Aztec Pie. Made principally with beef and is a good use for any lottie grown peppers, toms or chillies. Serve with golden rice. Enough for 6.

winter chicken casserole

Winter Chicken Casserole Recipe

Recipe for Winter Chicken Casserole. Should serve 4 people and only takes 15 minutes to prepare.

sweet pepper relish

Sweet Pepper Relish Recipe

Recipe for Sweet Pepper Relish. Lovely mixed with cream cheese and spread on crackers or used as a glaze for pork and chicken.

pepper and tomato tart

Pepper and Tomato Tart Recipe

Recipe for Pepper and Tomato Tart. Can be eaten hot or cold. Serve with baby new potatoes and a salad as a main course to a meal.

vegetable lasagne

Vegetable Lasagne Recipe

This Vegetable Lasagne Recipe is as easy to make if not easier than a meat lasagne dish. Suitable for vegetarians but will appeal even to the carnivores.

mushroom chutney

Mushroom Chutney Recipe

Easy to make recipe for Mushroom Chutney. Makes about 4 lbs (1.8 kg) of Mushroom Chutney which is delicious and won't last long on the shelf!!

green tomato chutney (2)

Green Tomato Chutney (2) Recipe

Recipe for Green Tomato Chutney. Enjoy either after standing for a while to let flavours develop or grab the cheese and crackers and go watch TV .

vegetable hotpot with dumplings

Vegetable Hotpot with Dumplings Recipe

Recipe for Vegetable Hotpot with Dumplings. Serves 4. A couple of tablespoons of unsalted peanuts added at the same time as the cauliflower etc works well.

savoury topped cod

Savoury Topped Cod Recipe

Recipe for Savoury Topped Cod. Can also be used with haddock. The savoury topping keeps the dish moist The combination of vegetables and cheese works well.

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