Category Archives: Vegetarian recipes

A midweek treat: broad bean, pea and potato quesadillas

The quesadilla, like a sandwich or a kebab, is a fabulously forgiving vehicle. It lends itself to vegetarians, pescatarians or omnivores, it can be eaten simply midweek, as it is, or dressed up with guacamole, salsa and melted cheese at the weekend and if … Continue reading

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How to feel rich for a quid: make cheese #2 and palak paneer

If labne‘s not your thing, or you want something a little more sturdy that you can cook with, then perhaps try making paneer. Common to south-east Asia, it’s a cheese that is difficult to buy yet really easy to make. Easy … Continue reading

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Roasted cauliflower and hazelnut salad

I love a winter salad; I particularly love a winter salad that makes the most of a vegetable that was once, at least in the UK, only known for its affinity with cheese but, these days, is very much lauded beyond … Continue reading

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Clarke’s 30 Ingredients and baked chicory with cream and garlic

Every so often a cookbook comes along that blows me away. And, being a publishing type, to blow me away it has to tick a lot more boxes than the recipe one. Apart from at least five things I want to … Continue reading

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How to feel rich for a quid: Mexican corn on the cob

Oh, corn on the cob; is it the cheapest, most delicious thing ever? On a recent trip to the States I was surprised, since it was September, not to see any either on menus or for sale by the road and, … Continue reading

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How to feel rich for a quid: Meera Sodha’s spicy chickpeas

It’s only at weekends that the idea of eating more than one or two dishes crosses my mind. Even then, the starter is often replaced by something that can be cooked and eaten simply: a dip, a handful of something … Continue reading

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Gifts from the Garden: Debora Robertson’s chive pesto

This book has been on my shelf for a couple of years and, mostly, I’ve not been able to use it as much as I’d like because, well, I don’t have a garden. But, aha, this year the terrace has … Continue reading

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