Squash Tagine

What else can I do with a butternut squash?  I’ve risottoed, roasted, baked, stewed and curried, it’s now time for some new flavours.  So I’m heading back to Morocco, the place were the husband and I took one of our first holidays (in that magical time, way before we had children) and I’m trying to…

Paprika Stew with Dumplings

This is a failsafe basic dinner.  I wasn’t going to blog it because I thought it’d be too simple and dare I say ‘boring’ to be of any interest to anyone, but just because we eat this virtually every week during the winter, doesn’t mean to say that everyone does; and it would be rude…

Spinach Dhal

This is the cheapest of cheap meals.  So basic, nutritious, filling and tasty, hitting all the great vegetarian food groups – the sort of wholesome stuff that’s keeping whole vegetarian continents thriving – Dhal. The staple of a good indian take away, this dish is a weekday timesaver – prepared the night before in the…

Not Baked Beans

Remember, remember the fifth of November Gunpowder, treason and plot. I see no reason, why gunpowder treason Should ever be forgot. Technically it was Bonfire Night last night, but tonight was our local event, a large bonfire, some loud fireworks and late to bed for the small ones.  This is our yearly commemoration of the failure…

Easy Vegan ‘Korma’.

Korma is in inverted commas because this was my invention, based on a lot of previous recipes, but simplified, and made animal free (I think originally out of panic when I realised I didn’t have certain ingredients in stock half way through cooking, but it’s much better that way)  I have no real idea what…