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Minted Spring Vegetables

In British classics, Italian, mains, meals with mates, quick food On June 23, 2013 0 Comments

Yeah, I know, it’s been AGES since I posted here. Alex has been keeping up his end of posting admirably in my absence. I’m suffering from the London… Read More »


Easy and cheap(ish) Leek and Nutmeg Pie

In British classics, cheap, comfort food, mains, meals with mates On November 12, 2012 0 Comments

So, this is a guest post from the brilliant Hilary Foster (yes, I’m biased) – my only contribution to this was to eat it. Which I did extremely… Read More »

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Cauliflower and Leek Risotto

In cheap, comfort food, Italian, mains, meals with mates On November 1, 2012 1 Comment

ECONOMY DRIVE TIME. So a month into freelancing and it turns out unpredictable money is SCARY. Especially just before Christmas. The stuff it allows me to do is… Read More »


Vegan Lancashire Hotpot

In British classics, cheap, comfort food, mains, meals with mates, vegan On August 6, 2012 0 Comments

So I’m pretty much ready for Autumn, now. The blackberries are trying┬áso hard to come out (I am waiting to pounce for a big batch of cheaper than… Read More »


Leek, squash and gorgonzola risotto,

In comfort food, Italian, mains On July 17, 2012 0 Comments

I love risotto. Such an ace opportunity to take a basic set up and put together loads of different variations on flavours. This one’s unorthodox in containing NO… Read More »


Curried Parsnip and Apple Soup

In British classics, comfort food, Indian or SE Asian, lunches, soup, vegan On July 16, 2012 0 Comments

OK, I’m not sure if ‘adding balti paste’ counts as ‘currying’ something, but the original recipe described this as ‘spicy’, which I definitely don’t think it is. Warming,… 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 »


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 »


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 »