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Red wine and brandy mushrooms with green beans and polenta…

In British classics, mains, meals with mates, quick food, The Americas, vegan On June 25, 2012 0 Comments

I’m a bit of a fan of mushrooms. And wine. And I’ve recently discovered that a tsp of brandy in my soya hot chocolate makes it EVEN BETTER… Read More »


Pasta with ‘green’ vegetable ‘sauce’

In cheap, comfort food, Italian, mains, meals with mates, quick food, vegan On June 20, 2012 3 Comments

Another favourite from the Pasta Cooking book from the remaindered bookshop…it’s called a sauce, but the moisture just comes from the oil, butter and tomatoes. And all the… Read More »

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Seasonal Vegan Green Risotto

In Italian, mains, quick food, vegan On June 19, 2012 0 Comments

So I’m always making lovely creamy risottos on here with liberal amounts of creme fraiche or brie or butter or parmesan and although you can probably find replacements… Read More »


Spicy potatoes and spinach.

In cheap, comfort food, Indian or SE Asian, mains, meals with mates, vegan On June 12, 2012 0 Comments

This is one of those recipes that my mum can rustle up whilst apparently doing six other jobs and it’s always fantastic. When I make it it seems… Read More »


Brown Lentil Bolognaise

In British classics, cheap, comfort food, Italian, mains, quick food, vegan On June 12, 2012 0 Comments

OK, so this is a pretty heavily modified version of a Rose Elliot staple. Do recommend Rose Elliot’s Complete Vegetarian for someone starting out on it all. Especially if you need simple… Read More »


Mixed mushroom, cranberry and hazlenut quinoa

In lunches, mains, salads, sides, Southern Europe (Greece - Morocco), vegan On June 6, 2012 0 Comments

So this was, strictly speaking, a little more work of a lunch than I had time for today, but it was very worth it. Best only making it… Read More »


Sweet ginger and chilli veg with rice noodles

In Chinese or eastern, mains, quick food, vegan On June 5, 2012 0 Comments

You can’t really fault student cookbooks for fast cheap food. The Ultimate Vegetarian Student Cookbook is a good’un, recommended. You don’t get fancy pictures or owt, but I’m sure… Read More »


Tofu and Asparagus Pad Thai

In Chinese or eastern, mains, quick food, vegan On May 29, 2012 0 Comments

Vegan food really is bloody tasty. Ever had tofu? You totally should, the trick is to really brown it on a very hot heat, and marinating it isn’t… Read More »


Spring Vegetables with Pesto Polenta

In lunches, mains, quick food, The Americas On May 28, 2012 0 Comments

So it turns out Quark isn’t just a category of sub-atomic particle, it’s a kind of curd cheese of German origin. WHO KNEW. The people from the GoodFood… Read More »