Roasted aubergine and red pepper couscous with halloumi cheese recipe

This is fairly quick to knock up and makes enough for 4 portions, it’s also easy to make vegan by replacing the halloumi cheese with slicedĀ tofu. Ingredients – Makes 4 portions 220g uncooked couscous Olive oil Freshly ground black pepper 1 vegetable stock cubeĀ (I use a Knorr stock pot) 330ml boiling water 1 large or […]

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) […]

Coronation butter beans recipe

A Coronation Chicken alternative for veggies, pretty damn tasty! Ingredients – Makes about enough for 8 people to dip into at a party! 4 tins of good quality butter beans, drained 1 large tablespoon of mango chutney 2 large tablespoons of Greek yogurt 2 large tablespoons of good mayonnaise 1 large tablespoon of madras curry […]

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 […]

White Russian ice cream recipe

Sometimes, a nice White Russian simply won’t do, so why not go one better than The Dude and mix it together with home made ice cream! Ingredients 125ml of whole milk 600ml of double cream 200g of sugar The yolks of 4 medium eggs 1 tablespoon of Agar Agar flakes (You can use gelatin if […]