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Moroccan aubergine and chickpea stew with raisins. RAISINS ARE ACE.

In comfort food, mains, meals with mates, Southern Europe (Greece - Morocco), vegan On July 9, 2012 0 Comments

So, like pretty much everything in Rose Elliot’s New Complete Vegetarian, this recipe is cheap, easy as anything, and stupidly hearty/filling. So much so (and so healthy, too,… Read More »



In comfort food, Italian, lunches, mains, meals with mates On July 3, 2012 0 Comments

Rather like the Chilli “recipe”, this is one of those things that I hadn’t thought of as something particularly worth sharing…but a couple of conversations with mates suggest… Read More »


Hannah’s heavily reworked mushroom moussaka.

In comfort food, mains, meals with mates, Southern Europe (Greece - Morocco) On June 28, 2012 0 Comments

I’ve spent 3 days reworking this to satisfaction. Based on the Ultimate Vegetarian Cookbook which included potato and no herbs or spices, and some weird and not-quite-enough quantities… Read More »


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 »


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 »


Orange and raspberry Victoria sponge

In baking, British classics, dessert, meals with mates On May 23, 2012 0 Comments

It’s my lovely friend Andy’s birthday tomorrow. He is lovely, and thus I decided to make him a lovely cake. I could buy him something but he’s in… Read More »


Pear, brandy, chocolate and hazelnut cake

In baking, comfort food, dessert, meals with mates On May 20, 2012 0 Comments

Cake! Chocolate cake! Chocolate pear and brandy hazelnut cake! I was cooking for friends this weekend, something I don’t get to do very often because my flat doesn’t… Read More »


Red lentil, aubergine and cherry tomato curry

In Indian or SE Asian, mains, meals with mates, vegan On May 8, 2012 0 Comments

Back on the old vegan recipes, this one is an adapted version of a recipe from Easy Vegetarian One-Pot – it is both of those things, but I’ve made… Read More »