WordPress has just reminded me that today is my blog’s first anniversary. I started the blog one Saturday afternoon, when I decided that the pea pesto recipe I’d invented a couple of days before was so good that it deserved sharing with the world. Armed with a name I plucked out of nowhere, and a […]Read More Vegan quiche with spinach, leeks and pine nuts
At the weekend, my mum asked me to bake some vegetarian sausage rolls for a family picnic. Normally I’d wrap some veggie sausages in puff pastry and get on with my day but on this occasion I was the only vegetarian there, and I wanted to make something the omnivores would enjoy as much as […]Read More Spanokopitta sausage rolls
I’m pretty good at making the effort to make a packed lunch to take to work, usually some salad or home-made soup. But no matter how disciplined you are, there will be some days when you find that (a) you don’t have the time (b) you’ve run out of food at home, or (c) a […]Read More Pesto pasta salad
Vegetarian snack of champions! My favourite snack at the moment is half an avocado mashed on a slice of toast, with a sprinkle of pine nuts. Avocado has a really luxurious taste and texture, but this actually counts as one of your five-a-day. Amazing. A note on buying avocados: I never ever buy them from […]Read More Avocado toast
It’s early April, flowers are beginning to bloom, leaves are coming out on the trees, the wildlife is getting a little frisky, and the weather is starting to think about getting a bit warmer. Yes, it’s my favourite time of year, and as it gets warmer and lighter in the evening it’s time to ditch […]Read More Pea pesto, or as I like to call it, pea-sto (sorry).