What to do with Beetroot

Healthy, beautiful, versatile, nourishing, easy to grow in the UK, resistant to cold, very delicious! What else would we want from a veg?! Ancient food, powerful medicine and natural colorant… read more »

Seasonal Sprouting Katchumbar Salad

I have recently discovered this great recipe by Meera Sodha, which has a deliciously zingy mustard and ginger dressing. Her version (shown in the image above) uses summer veg like… read more »

Beetroot and carrot salad with orange and cumin dressing

Makes: 4 as a side                           Prep: 10 min Ingredients: 2 medium sized beetroots 2 medium sized carrots… read more »

Veg Shed Soup with Beetroot and Sweet Cabbage

Makes: 4 bowls             Prep and cooking: 45 min Ingredients: 400-500g beetroot 200g carrots 1 onion 2-3 stalks celery 1/2 head cabbage (any summer variety) Handful… read more »

Beetroot Sausage Roll

A simple mixture of beetroot, onion and porridge oats makes an easy pie filling, perfect for Sunday lunch or also picnics. Watch this video if you have never plaited pastry before… read more »

Easy Roast Root Curry

I have recently discovered this simple technique, thanks to a wonderful book – The Green Roasting Tin by Rukmini Iyer. You roast your veg in the oven with the spices,… read more »