Recipes – vegan

Mango, red pepper & cilantro salsa

May 17, 2009

  I think anybody that knows me will tell you how much I love this little blog of mine, and how dedicated I am to it.  But sometimes there is just too much going on in Real Life to do much blogging.  You see, the Catch-22 of blogging is that the more you do that's […]

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Chickpea & paprika crostini

April 29, 2009

  Right – who’s up for a little chickpea quiz (written by sterretjie101 over at  No peeking at the answers now…  Let’s see who REALLY loves this legume. 1. The chickpea belongs to the legume family in the plant kingdom. According to the species classification, what animal does the humble pea resemble? a) Shrew […]

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Kalyn’s spicy roast chickpeas

February 17, 2009

  Those of you who have read my first column for Food24 will know that Valentine's Day is probably not my most hotly anticipated holiday of the year. OK, it probably does have something to do with the fact that 20 years ago I was unceremoniously dumped by my boyfriend on V-Day…  We had been having some […]

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Savoy cabbage, courgette & runner bean stir-fry

November 26, 2008

One of the things about living alone (albeit temporarily!) is that you still go gorocery shopping as if you are buying for two.  Your shopping autopilot just seems to reach automatically for so many apples, so many courgettes, so many salmon fillets… This means that, quite often, you have leftover bits and pieces.  Half an […]

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Cumin and caraway honey-roast carrots

May 4, 2008

Sometimes, the simplest things are the best.  A really good espresso.  A perfectly ripe peach Hot buttered toast. Freshly squeezed orange juice. And the same holds true for vegetables.  If you buy the freshest and best you can afford, then you need to do very little to them to make them into something special. One […]

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Aunt Dulcie’s tomato and marmalade soup

February 10, 2008

If you read this blog with any regularity, you will have noticed that I seem to go around collecting recipes from all my family and friends – and you'd be spot-on!  Yes, it's all fine and well to buy beautifully illustrated cookbooks and dream of making truffle foams served in espresso cups or pomegranate granitas, […]

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Kalyn’s roasted green beans

January 27, 2008

One of the very best things about food blogging is the fact that, if you regularly read other people’s blogs, you will have a never-ending supply of tried and tested recipes at your fingertips to inspire you every day. Sometimes you will see something that’s so amazing that you will print the recipe and make […]

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