Borscht – Beetroot soup with feta recipe

A friend gave me some home grown beetroot so I decided to make a bit of Borscht, or beetroot soup! Ingredients – Makes enough for 3-4 600g (3-4 large beets), peeled and grated coarsely 500g (around 5-6) of ripe tomatoes, halved (I suppose if you’re really lazy you could use a tin of chopped tomatoes) […]

Butternut Squash and Spinach Cannelloni Recipe

I’ve neglected the food part of the blog for a while so I thought I’d write this down, I had a butternut squash to use and came up with this! Ingredients – Makes 6 A 1KG butternut squash, peeled and diced into 1-2cm cubes A little olive oil Freshly ground black pepper 1 onion, peeled […]

Butternut squash gratin recipe

I made this up so that I had something quick to reheat and eat the next day, the recipe might not be exactly how I made it! The breadcrumbs were a prize for coming joint first in a pumpkin carving competition at a Halloween party I went to 😀 I suppose you could even use […]

Leek and cheese pie recipe

Fairly quick and cheap to make, there’s enough for 6! Ingredients 1kg leeks, washed and chopped into inch long pieces 2 free range eggs 100g of extra mature cheddar cheese, grated 150ml single cream Freshly ground black pepper Pastry, puff, shortcrust, whatever you like. Make your own or buy the ready rolled stuff. Method Bring […]

Vegetable frittata recipe

A friend gave me a load of veg from her allotment, potatoes, courgette and spinach. So I threw it all together with a few other things that I had in the fridge… Ingredients Olive oil 2-3 potatoes, sliced 1 courgette, sliced Some spinach, cut roughly 1 pointed sweet red pepper, de-seeded and sliced A bunch […]