Taco Dahl

Ingredients: 250ml/1 cup Split peas 500ml/2cups water Keep topping up little by little Until spit peas is tender and Mushy 1tsp garam masala 1tbsp curry power 1tsp cumin seeds Pinch of salt 2 garlic cloves, crushed 1hot chilli pepper, whole 1tbsp olive oil 1tsp turmeric powder Method: Heat olive oil in saucepan, add crushed garlic…

SPICY (CARROT) RICE

Ingredients: 200g/7 oz/1 cup basmati rice 2 large carrots, cut in strips 200g/7 oz green peas ½ tbsp olive oil ½ peeled and chopped 1 garlic clove, peeled and crushed ½ tsp curry powder 2 drops of tobacco sauce ½ tsp cayenne pepper Method: 1.Cook the rice, with pinch of salt following the instructions on…

Sweet potatoes with Irish potatoes and freekeh salad

Simple Sunday dinner, last minute preparation couldn’t think what a I wanted to eat. I struggle sometimes with food, having severe allergies and reading labels in the supermarkets and health store before purchasing it’s frustrating. The simple things like a bottle of natural fruit drink making sure there’s no ingredients like black currants, mango, strawberries,…

Ligurian Trofie pasta with Green Beans, potato and pesto

Trofie are short, thin knotted stripes of past, Liguria in north-western Italty. The region is also famous for its fresh basil, so pesto sauce is Trofie’s perfect parthner. Of course, you can buy decent ready-made pesto but making your own is pretty easy and gives the finished dish extra depth of flavour. Not to mention…

Vegan CHEESE WITH JAMON, & TOMATO

This pizza-style is a total flavour bomb with a Spanish vibe: dare to eat just one. Ingredients: Olive oil, for brushing 1 quantity crèpe batter 120g ((4oz) vegan bacon or thinly sliced vegan ham 320g (11oz) ripe tomatoes, chopped 120g (4oz) vegan cheese grated 40g (1 ½ oz) blanched almonds, toasted in a dry frying…

Roasted chickpeas

Ingredients: 200g (7oz) canned chickpeas (Drained. Weight) 2 tbsp olive oil 2 tsp garam masala 1 tsp sea salt and pepper 1 tsp onion powder & garlic granules Method: 1.Preheat the oven to 200°C (400°F/Gas6.) Drain the chickpeas, carefully pat them dry with kitchen paper, and transfer them to a bowl. Add the oil, garam…

Greek Beans With Tomatoes

Ingredients: 1 tbsp olive oil or rice bran oil 1 onion, finely chopped 2 garlic cloves, crushed 900g/2lb 4oz/4 cups canned Chopped/crushed tomatoes 800g/1lb 12oz/4 cups canned Cannelloni beans, rinsed and drained 2 tbsp chopped dill leaves 2 tbsp thyme leaves 125 ml/4fl oz ½ cup vegetable Stock, plus extra if needed 450/1lb green beans…