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,…

Sweet and Sour Tofu

This an alternative to sweet and sour Chinese dish but with tofu, much healthier. Ingredients: 100g (3 ½ oz) carrots 1 tbsp soya bean paste 300ml (1/2 pints/scant 1 ¼ cups) boiling water 100g (3 ½ oz) fresh root ginger, sliced thinly 1 lemongrass stalk, peeled and finely chopped 10 plum tomatoes, diced ½ green…

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…

Greek Beans With Tomatoes

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

Vegetable Dumplings

These dumplings doesn’t look great from this picture! Because I didn’t have the right Steaming basket, I used a large colander and they all stuck together. Otherwise they taste great just don’t make the same mistakes by using a colander unless it’s just a few dumplings.. otherwise get yourself a steaming basket. Ingredients 175g/ 6…

Macaroni ‘Cheese’ With Roasted Tomatoes

Macaroni ‘Cheese’ With Roasted Tomatoes This mac and cheese is like no other, mac and cheese it’s more plant based without the cheese. Ingredients: 6 ripe vine cherry tomatoes, halved 1 tsp olive oil A pinch of dried thyme 200g (2 cups brown macaroni pasta Pink Himalayan salt or sea salt and freshly ground black…

Easy Rice & peas

Ingredients: 2 tbsp olive oil 1 onion, sliced 1 garlic clove, crushed 1 tbsp dried or fresh thyme 400 ml/14 fl oz vegetable stock 200 g/7 oz basmati rice 400 g/14 oz canned red kidney beans Or gungo peas drained 4 tbsp coconut milk/or soy single cream Salt and pepper Method: 1.Heat the oil in…