Main Courses

Asparagus risotto

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Recipe from BBC Good Food Ingredients 1 bunch asparagus (about 200g) 800ml vegetable stock 1 tbsp olive oil 25g butter 1 small onion, finely chopped 175g risotto rice 100ml white wine or vermouth (optional) 25g Parmesan or vegetarian alternative, finely grated Method Snap the woody ends off the asparagus… Read More »Asparagus risotto

Bombay potatoes

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Based on a recipe from BBC Good Food. Photo from Pixabay. Ingredients 1 thumb-sized piece of ginger, grated 2 large garlic cloves 6 large tomatoes, halved, deseeded and chopped 800g new potatoes, halved 3 tbsp oil of your choice 1 large onion, thinly sliced 2 chillies, halved, deseeded… Read More »Bombay potatoes

Mixed bean rarebit

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Recipe based on one from cooks.com. The baked beans are needed for this recipe, but feel free to use other canned beans in place of the kidney and butter beans. Serve on toast or in a jacket potato. Ingredients Lightly brown bacon and onion in large frying pan. Remove… Read More »Mixed bean rarebit

Mixed bean rarebit – vegan

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Adapted by Penny Wenham from a recipe by Diana Earnshaw As Diana says, “The baked beans are needed for this recipe, but feel free to use other canned beans in place of the kidney and butter beans”. In Diana’s original recipe she uses bacon slices, cheddar and parmesan… Read More »Mixed bean rarebit – vegan

Pizza Bites

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This recipe will make 10 x 10cm “breakfast” pizzas or 30 bites. They are nutritious and will even suit those on a gluten-free diet. Most of the ingredients are available from True Food. Ingredients 65g almond meal or almond flour 65g grated Parmesan cheese (as cheese is salty,… Read More »Pizza Bites

Mole Chilli

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Based on a recipe from  My Recipes. Do try this – the addition of chocolate is amazing! Ingredients 500g minced beef 1 medium chopped onion 1 garlic clove, minced 1 (400g) can chopped tomatoes, undrained 250ml water 2 teaspoons chilli powder (or to your liking) 25g dark chocolate,… Read More »Mole Chilli

Spiced Vegetable Tagine

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Thanks to BBC Food for the recipe and the photograph Ingredients 1 sweet potato (about 300g/10½oz), peeled and cut into roughly 2cm/¾in chunks 1 aubergine, cut into roughly 2.5cm/1in chunks 2 courgettes, halved lengthways, sliced into 2cm/¾in half-moons 1 red pepper, stalk removed, seeds removed, cut into roughly… Read More »Spiced Vegetable Tagine