Pea Carbonara

Ingredients: 3 tbsp olive oil 1 shallot diced 2 small garlic, cloves thinly sliced 225g (7 ½ oz/scant 2 cups) Frozen peas, defrosted and drained) Himalayan pink salt 100g (6 oz) gluten-free spaghetti 2 vegan eggs yolks 80g (3oz) soy cheddar, grated Leaves from 2 large handfuls of Fresh mint, half chopped and half left…

Tomato and Mushroom Dahl

Ingredients: 2 tbsp olive oil 1 onion, chopped 2 garlic cloves, diced 1/2 tsp dried coriander (cilantro) 1/4 tsp dried parsley 1/4 tsp cumin seeds 200g (7oz) baby vine tomatoes 2 portobello mushrooms, sliced 900ml (1 1/2 pints 3 2/3 cups) water 400g (13 oz/2 cups) Split red lentils 5cm (2in) piece of red chilli,…

Smoked Chicken risotto

Ingredients: 1 tsp olive oil 1 shallot, finely chopped 2 cloves of garlic, minced 200g/7 oz/1 cup short grain rice 110ml/1/4 fl oz /1/2 cup dry white cooking wine 1l/1pint 16 fl oz/ 4 cups hot vegetable stock Meatless chicken pieces, cubed and cook 75 g/2 ½ oz/1/2 cup frozen peas Method: 1.Heat the olive…

Mung Bean Curry

I have never tried mung bean before, only bought it a few days ago and couldn’t find it anywhere in the supermarkets, I got it from a health food store. Everyone loves this dish, even children, will love this dish it’s so warming and comforting but leaves you feeling light. Ingredients: ½ tsp coconut oil…

Red Rice and Beetroot Risotto:

This might take a little more time than normal risotto but but oh my, doesn’t it taste delicious? The vibrancy of the red rice along with the juice from the beetroot makes this dish look so beautiful.. not to mention the cheese the last addition of the (soy cheese) delicious. Ingredients: 2 tbsp olive oil…

Baked tomatoes with risotto

Ingredients: 2 tbsp olive oil 2 cloves garlic, minced 1 tsp dried oregano 1 tsp dried basil 6 large vine tomatoes 250g/9 oz/1 ½ cups cooked Arborio rice 1 lemon, juiced Method: 1.Preheat the oven to 190°C (170°C fan)/ 375F/gas. 5. 2.Heat the oil in a large sauté pan set over a moderate heat. 3.Sauté…

Butternut and Kale Risotto

Ingredients: 2tbsp olive oil ½ while onion, sliced 1 clove garlic, crushed 1 small butternut squash, peeled and cubed ½ lemon juiced 600 ml /1 pint 2 fl oz /2 ½ cups vegetable stock 200 g /7 oz/ 1 cup Arborio rice 100 ml /3 ½ fl oz/ ½ cup white cooking wine a handful…