Category Archives: Vegetarian

Asparagus Quiche

I love a nice Quiche.  Asparagus being one of my favourite vegetables plus a herby pastry makes this a rather delicious meal. I used dried basil in the pastry but mixed herbs would work, or any fresh herbs available. Gluten-free … Continue reading

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Vegetarian “Sushi” Bowl

I saw this recipe early one morning  and immediately knew that it was what I really fancied for dinner that night.   I am not a sushi lover (my husband is) but this recipe captured my taste buds and I added … Continue reading

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Olive Tapenade Blinis

One of those dreary, rainy Sunday mornings and I had a fridge-full of bits and pieces which I wanted to use up as we were going away for a few days. At the back of my mind was the wonderful … Continue reading

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Sticky Orange Buns

In a creative mood, I had a bag of easy-peeler oranges sitting in my kitchen and wondered whether I could incorporate them into a cake.   I make a Chocolate Orange cake occasionally which is delicious, but fancied something a little … Continue reading

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Pomegranate, Bacon and Onion Stuffing

Our Christmas and New Year did not go according to plan.   It was all down to our cat Joseph being very poorly and we were unable to leave him, so New Year away was cancelled. I was going to take … Continue reading

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Charred Cauliflower and Coconut Curry

Sainsburys magazine called this a new Friday-night favourite and strangely enough I cooked this for the first time on a Friday but any day of the week would do as it is so quick, easy and really tasty. I added … Continue reading

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Spinach and Sweet Potato Frittata

Although the word Frittata is Italian, this dish is often called a Spanish Omelette but whatever it is called, it is so versatile and delicious and can be made with almost any ingredients, vegetables, meat, cheese etc. One of my … Continue reading

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Gluten-Free Christmas Pudding

Starting in 1970 (I remember the date as it was the year I got married) I started making old-fashioned Christmas puddings exactly to my mother-in-law’s recipe, who made them from her mother’s recipe.  I made them every September – not … Continue reading

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Courgette ‘Nibbles’

Look at these little beauties….. My husband and I were recently staying at a rather nice hotel on Lanzarote and the Sous Chef kept producing the most amazing assortment of entrées. I was so impressed  that I have been trying … Continue reading

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Green Kiwi Smoothie

I’ve recently returned from a lovely holiday in the sun.  It was a return visit as we knew the hotel had an amazing head chef and the food served was ‘out of this world’ and I really do love good … Continue reading

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