Vegetarian

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

Asparagus soup

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A vegan/vegetarian recipe from The Flexitarian Ingredients 500g asparagus (1lb) 1 medium leek 1 onion (finely chopped) 4 garlic cloves (crushed) Juice of 1 lemon soya cream or single cream 1 litre vegetable stock bread to make croutons 1 garlic clove olive oil salt & pepper Method Heat… Read More »Asparagus soup

Puffed Quinoa and Nut Bars

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From ChoosingChia.com Ingredients 1 cup pitted Medjool dates 1 cup peanut butter 1/2 tsp vanilla extract 1/2 tsp cinnamon pinch of salt 3/4 cup puffed quinoa 3 tbsp pumpkin seeds 2 tbsp sunflower seeds 1/4 cup chopped almonds Method Soak the dates in warm water for 5 minutes then drain. Add… Read More »Puffed Quinoa and Nut Bars

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

Maple ice cream

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Recipe by Diana Earnshaw and picture from Pixabay. At Christmas I make this ice cream and add a couple of cinnamon sticks to the milk whist it is being heated. If this is not the best ice-cream you have ever tasted, I’ll eat my hat! Remember though, the… Read More »Maple ice cream

Banana lollies

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This recipe is as easy as pie and lovely for children. Ripe bananas and lolly sticks is all you will need. True Food often have very ripe bananas so look out for them. Photo: pixabay Ingredients Ripe bananas Lolly sticks Chocolate (optional) Method Cut the bananas in half… Read More »Banana lollies

Mixed berry yogurt dessert

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Recipe by Diana Earnshaw. Picture from Pixabay. Ingredients 250g frozen mixed berries. (Lovely strawberries at True Food at the moment!) 1-2 tbsp runny honey depending on the sweetness of your chosen berries. 250g thick yogurt of your choice (strain it if you only have the usual yogurt) Method… Read More »Mixed berry yogurt dessert

Thick Onion Soup

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Recipe from Christmas Farm. This would be a really tasty and substantial lunch if served with cheese scones. Ingredients 75g butter 500g onions finely chopped 1 clove garlic crushed 40g plain flour 600ml stock (Chicken or vegetable) 600ml milk 2-3tsp lemon juice 1 pinch ground allspice 1 bay leaf… Read More »Thick Onion Soup

Garlic Fermented in Honey

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This is not so much a recipe as a simple remedy or ingredient. At the first sign of a cold or flu infection, eat a garlic clove three times a day until the infection subsides. The garlic can also be used in recipes – marinades and salad dressings… Read More »Garlic Fermented in Honey

Curried ‘no turkey’ soup

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A vegan version of this curried turkey soup, adapted by Penny Wenham Ingredients 2 tablespoons butter alternative or oil – at True Food we sell Naturli Organic Block, which tastes very buttery and contains no palm oil, as well as several suitable oils 1 large onion, chopped 2… Read More »Curried ‘no turkey’ soup