Category Archive: Vegetarian recipes

Vegetarian delight: Herby lentils topped with burrata

This year, I have once again been observing my vegetarian September, which I started back in 2013. Every year, it makes me pay a bit more attention to what I eat, and it’s… Continue reading

Vegetarian ‘faux gras’ dip with truffle oil

Ever since I came back to London after six months of minimalist backpacking, one of my main pleasures has been eating all the wonderful things available in this international city, which we couldn’t… Continue reading

Indian-Chinese chili paneer

Only 8 days to go until my vegetarian month is up, but I can’t believe it’s taken me this long to eat paneer. Paneer is one of my favourite ingredients, as it’s supremely versatile,… Continue reading

Learning to juice with the Philips Viva Collection Compact Juicer

I always thought juicing was something for health freaks and obsessive dieters, neither of which apply to me. I adore fresh orange juice, but I never really go beyond that, unless I am feeling hipster, which… Continue reading

Accidentally vegan: Spinach and chickpea salad

I’ve never made anything like this salad before, and I’m not quite sure why. I love all the ingredients, but it’s just not the sort of dish that comes to mind when I’m… Continue reading

Wild Goose Chase: an Irish-Swindian cocktail

I’ve always wanted to create and name a cocktail. And what better time than now, in the lead up to St Patrick’s Day, with the wonderful Wild Geese Irish honey liqueur? So in… Continue reading

Scrumptious Nutella and banana brownies

Ah, Nutella. The mother of all goodness. I used to eat it all the time when I was younger, but it’s been a long time since I had a jar in my cupboard.… Continue reading

Simple Sichuan aubergine

I absolutely love aubergine, and this is a recipe I learnt when I attended School of Wok’s Authentic Chinese Cookery class. I adapted it slightly to my tastes, and it’s fantastic. The yellow bean… Continue reading

Happy 2015! Have some rocket and walnut pesto

Happy New Year!! 2015… wow. Sometimes I feel we should be living in a science fiction-esque futuristic world, but then I remember we can’t teleport yet. How sad. Anyway… I digress. 2014 was a… Continue reading

Simple green salad with walnut and avocado, doused in mustard vinaigrette

My birthday party was all about the duck (’bout that duck), so I didn’t want to spend too much time or effort on the first course. This salad is very light, incredibly simple and tastes… Continue reading

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