Mustardy Beetroot Slaw with Smoked Mackerel

This super speedy and satisfying dish is great for the hungry gap, when the veg scene is still dominated by root veg, but we might get a few warm or… read more »

Bright Beetroot Pasta

I love the bright pink colour the beetroot gives this dish! Ingredients: 400g Beetroot Small handful of herbs – parsley, dill, thyme or tarragon half a lemon From the cupboard:… read more »

Marinated Celery Salad with Beans

                          This crunchy salad would go well as part of a mezze spread or would be good for… read more »

Roasted Aubergine, Tomato and Pepper Dip

A very traditional Bulgarian and Turkish way of enjoying aubergines is this dip. It’s original name is Kiopoolu and it has as many versions and methods of preparation as you… read more »

Roasted Courgettes with Feta and Lemon

Having never been convinced by roasting courgettes, I decided to give this Nigel Slater recipe a try. It worked really well, the juices of courgette blending with the lemon juice… 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 »