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Asparagus and pea risotto

If you had told me 20 years ago that I would ever voluntarily eat peas, I would have laughed in your face! But now I do! I had a craving for asparagus and thought I could do with some more green veg after a very busy few weeks with very little cooking. So I added […]

Oven baked garlic mushrooms and rice

Things have been manic recently so finding time to experiment in the kitchen has been difficult to find! I was hankering for some proper home cooked food and had some mushrooms that were glaring at me from the bottom of the fridge… I have cooked garlic mushroom rice on the hob before but wanted something […]

Tricolore chickpea salad

Chickpea salads are one of my go-to recipes when we have a BBQ. I normally throw in whatever salad veg I have but thought I would be more organised this time and focus on green, red and yellow. Ingredients 400g can of chickpeas, drained 5 cherry tomatoes, quartered 4 tablespoons tinned sweetcorn one quarter of […]

Creamy tomato and chickpea curry

One of the textures that I have missed most since going vegan is a creamy consistency. I love Thai curries so used the coconut milk idea to add a creaminess to a tomato and chickpea curry. INGREDIENTS 1 tablespoon oil 1 onion, chopped 2 garlic cloves, chopped 1 heaped teaspoon medium curry powder 2 tablespoons¬†tomato […]

A quiet meal at Slug and Lettuce, Portsmouth

  Whilst waiting for my night out at the Mary Rose Museum’s new experience, I enjoyed the sights of Portsmouth, ending in a solo meal out. I had already planned to visit the Slug and Lettuce as I have had previous positive experiences. I had identified 3 dishes that I wanted to try. When I […]