Curry / Friday Challenge / Vegan / Vegan MoFo

Plantain and Mango Curry (Simon Rimmer Accidental Vegetarian recipe): Friday Challenge!

  I chose this recipe because I had never used Nigella seeds or Curry leaves before and I was really curious to see what they were like. The recipe is from Simon Rimmer’s vegetarian cookbook ‘The Accidental Vegetarian’ which you can buy here. I haven’t cooked a lot out of it, mainly because my interest … Continue reading

Curry / Lentils / Vegan / Vegan MoFo

National Curry Week 8th – 14th October: An easy way to celebrate vegan foods!

If your thinking of making the transition into becoming vegan then one of the easiest cuisines to begin with is curries! Spices, Lentils, Grains, Vegetables and Beans all lend themselves fantastically to the world of vegan food. Making curries from scratch can be a lot easier than you think, especially basics like dhal’s or tomato … Continue reading

Curry / Gluten Free / Main Course / Meat Free Monday / Vegan

Simple Aubergine and Tomato Curry: Meat Free Monday

Whenever I’m thinking of recipes, especially curries, I’m conscious that I should be making everything from scratch including curry pastes, sauces etc but when I am throwing an evening dinner together after a busy day at work I always reach for the jar of curry paste in my fridge for convenience. Using a pre bought … Continue reading

Tandoori Roasted Cauliflower with Curried Yoghurt Dressing in a Naan Wrap: Meat Free Monday
Appetisers/ Starters / Curry / Lunch / Meat Free Monday / Side Dishes / Vegan / Wraps/ Rolls and Tacos

Tandoori Roasted Cauliflower with Curried Yoghurt Dressing in a Naan Wrap: Meat Free Monday

This is anther recipe where I had a very exact idea in my head of what I wanted to create but I wasn’t sure if the idea would translate well into real life. Fortunately I think it has, it’s a great little dish for a weekend lunch or light evening dinner. The spicy Cauliflower is … Continue reading

Beans/ Legumes / Burgers / Curry / Lunch / Main Course / Meat Free Monday

Beetroot & Feta Burger: Meat Free Monday

Did I ever mention that I LOVE veggie burgers? Oh wait only a hundred times. This little beauty of a burger came about because I wanted to do something different to show how versatile a burger can be. I went through ideas of spinach burger, carrot burger, black bean chilli burger and decided on beetroot … Continue reading

Curry / Gluten Free / Lentils / Main Course / Meat Free Monday / Vegan

Roasted Cauliflower and Garlic Dhal: Meat Free Monday

I really like making Lentil Dhal’s as they are quite simple and really healthy but filling! You can use all different kinds of lentils but I always use red lentils as they are so easy to find and not expensive. I came up with this idea after seeing the Romanesco Cauliflower in France and thinking … Continue reading

Curry / Meat Free Monday / Vegan

Twice Baked Curried Sweet Potatoes: Meat Free Monday

l love this recipe, the added flavours just enhance the Sweet potatoes and create a really interesting dish. This makes a lovely main meal with a really nice salad (abit more interesting than the one photographed), you could add avacado’s, cucumber, tomatoes, celery and even some raw brocolli and cauliflower thinly sliced! You could also … Continue reading