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 »

Veg Shed Soup with Kale, Broad Beans, Mushrooms and Fresh Garlic

Makes: 4 bowls                              Prep & cooking: 40 min Ingredients: 1 large onion or 1 small leek 1 celery 2-3 potatoes, washed (but not peeled) 200g mushrooms 200g kale 350-400g broad… read more »

Baked Squash with Rice, Raisin & Brussels Sprouts Stuffing

  Serves: 2-3                                Prep and Cooking: 1 hour 30 mins Ingredients: 500-700g squash 1 small leek 7-8 Brussels sprouts or 150g kale 2 cloves of garlic handful of coriander (optional)… read more »

Mushroom, Leek & Potato Stew with Garlic & Beetroot Salad

Serves:2-3                                    Prep and Cooking: 30-40 minutes Ingredients: 500g potatoes 1 leek (about 150g) 200g mushrooms 200g carrots 500g beetroot 4-5 cloves garlic handful of parsley From the cupboard: cooking oil… read more »