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Carrot and Ginger soup.

In British classics, cheap, lunches, soup On May 21, 2012 0 Comments

This is a soup to give you a kick at lunch time, especially if you think you might have a cold coming on, ALL the ginger and ALL… Read More »


Mushroom Stroganoff with mustard. Mm.

In cheap, Mainland European (Germany, Eastern Europe, etc.), mains, quick food On April 16, 2012 3 Comments

This recipe is so quick it’s almost stressful. But then you have awesome tasty food, so that makes up for it. My first attempt at a mushroom stroganoff. I… Read More »


Homemade stock mix (bouillon)

In British classics, cheap, jams & preserves, vegan On April 15, 2012 3 Comments

So, like most people who do a lot of homemade cooking, I use an awful amount of stock. Risotto, curries, couscous, that kind of thing, I’m basically buying… Read More »

served 2

Walsall CHILLI wraps

In cheap, comfort food, mains, mexican, vegan On April 14, 2012 1 Comment

So, I grew up thinking there was only one way of making chilli – chilli the way my family made it: mince, kidney beans and carrot, mainly. I… Read More »


Super filling turns-out-lentils-are-really-tasty veg soup (vegan).

In cheap, comfort food, Italian, lunches, mains, soup, Uncategorized, vegan On April 8, 2012 0 Comments

This is one of the Easy One Pot recipes in my current repertoire of New Recipe Books. A perfect soup for that bit in Spring we seem to… Read More »

My First Chilli (vegan, lentil)

My First Chilli (vegan, lentil)

In cheap, comfort food, mains, meals with mates, The Americas, vegan On March 29, 2012 1 Comment

So I’ve never made a chilli before. I don’t know why. We never really did spicy food at home, and me and my mum can’t eat peppers, and… Read More »

Butternut Squash and Sweet Potato Soup (vegan)

Butternut Squash and Sweet Potato Soup (vegan)

In British classics, cheap, comfort food, lunches, soup, vegan On March 27, 2012 2 Comments

Main modification to this was adding bloody loads of fresh coriander. Think it was a brill decision. The rest is pretty much as-is in the new Veggie Cookbook… Read More »

Bubble & Squeak FRITTATA

Bubble & Squeak FRITTATA

In British classics, cheap, lunches, Mainland European (Germany, Eastern Europe, etc.), mains, quick food On March 12, 2012 0 Comments

In theory this is designed to use up leftovers, but I usually end up cooking the potatoes and greens specially. It’s tweaked from a recipe in a magazine… Read More »

Hannah's Great Grandma's Mince Pies

Hannah’s Great Grandma’s Mince Pies

In baking, British classics, cheap, Christmas, comfort food, dessert, quick food On November 16, 2011 0 Comments

The same recipe as most mince pies, I expect, but the first time I’ve tried them, so I emailed my mum to get the recipe she has often… Read More »