While Christmas is well and truly over for another year, I’m still dreaming of my first full-on vegetarian yule-tide dinner. The husband may be a fish bothering vegetarian, I am not, and having banned guests from our dinner table this year, in favour of a quiet Christmas at home with just the three of us, it seemed pointless splashing out on a turkey when the boy would no doubt refuse to eat it, and I would become sick of the sight of it within a day or two. So, the decision was made for the husband and I to go veggie and to indulge the boy in a few slice of chicken. Continue reading
I happened across this 30 minute vegetarian pho recipe from ohmyveggies.com during one of my endless trawls through the internet for new recipe ideas. I’ve never had a pho before, firstly, because I’ve never been to Vietnam or a Vietnamese restaurant, and secondly, because by all accounts it takes hours and hours to make the meaty stock needed for an authentic one. Continue reading
Aesthetically, this isn’t one of my more glamorous looking plates of food, but it tastes alright, and that’s what matters.
Thicker than a soup but thinner than a stew, this vegetable laden, one-pot wonder is Hugh Fearnley-Whittingstall’s mushroom stoup. It’s reasonably quick and easy, rather tasty and 100% comforting. Just what the doctor ordered as we’re all coming down with colds. Continue reading
When I’m in a need of a comforting food hug I hunt out this recipe for Nigel Slater’s lentil and spinach cottage pie. Packed full of nutty lentils, vegetables and spinach, with a crispy potato and spinach top, it’s nutritious and delicious, with the added bonus that both the husband and the toddler LOVE it. Continue reading