Appetisers/ Starters / Sharing Platters / Snacks / Wraps/ Rolls and Tacos

Lemon and Chive Goats Cheese “Boats” – Deli Week

This is my second “Deli Week” recipe, the idea being that these are recipes great to be piled onto a board in the middle of a table and shared amongst friends. These goats cheese ‘boats’ would also be perfect for canapes or a posh starter! I’ve been eating goats cheese a bit more recently, I … Continue reading

Paprika and Oregano Polenta Chips – Deli Week
Gluten Free / Lunch / Polenta / Sharing Platters / Snacks / Vegan

Paprika and Oregano Polenta Chips – Deli Week

I’ve named this week “Deli Week” because I had some nice recipe ideas which would be perfect presented on a big wooden board as part of a vegetarian deli board! When you see deli boards in a pub they include cured meats, slabs of baked cheese, pickles, olives, roasted peppers and selections of breads. Although … Continue reading

Garlic and Black Pepper Pickled Onions – Technique of the Week!
Gluten Free / Sharing Platters / Snacks / Technique of the Week / Vegan

Garlic and Black Pepper Pickled Onions – Technique of the Week!

I’ve never pickled anything before but I love pickled onion, beetroot and gherkins! It’s about time I learnt how to make them myself! I don’t eat them enough to count this as a money saving exercise but I do like the feeling of satisfaction it brings to create your own food and know exactly what … Continue reading

Appetisers/ Starters / Beans/ Legumes / Sharing Platters / Snacks / Vegan / Vegan MoFo

Sundried Tomato and Cannellini Bean Dip

This started off as a humous recipe but turned into a more simple bean dip because I decided to just use ingredients I had in the cupboard instead of going shopping again and I actually much preferred it! A few weeks back I put on the Veghotpot facebook page that I was struggling to think … Continue reading

Friday Challenge / Raw / Snacks / Vegan / Vegan MoFo

Raw Masala Carrot Dip (Leon Naturally Fast Food recipe): Friday Challenge!

I decided to focus on spices for October’s Friday Challenge, I have my favourite spices which I use all the time but there are so many I have never tried and wouldn’t know how to blend together. I used a recipe from the LEON; Naturally Fast Food cookbook. It’s such a brilliant book with hundreds … Continue reading