33 Vegan Sunday Lunch Recipes you need to know about…..

Vegan Sunday Lunch Ideas

Having published ‘34 Vegetarian Sunday Lunch Recipes you need to know about last year, I thought it was about time I got round to putting together a vegan version.  These are all delicious vegan meals which could be served alongside roast potatoes, gravy, lots of veg and all the trimmings, or perhaps a centrepiece for a big family meal.

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Top 10 Recipes of 2015… and What’s New for 2016

Well what a year that was!  2015 seems to have passed in a flash, and a blaze of yummy vegetarian and vegan food.  This is my opportunity to say a great big thank you to you all for reading, commenting, sharing and liking my recipes and posts, trying out the recipes and letting me know what you think of them, (occasionally reminding me that I’ve forgotten to tell you when to add the ginger…. oops!). Continue reading “Top 10 Recipes of 2015… and What’s New for 2016”

45 Recipes for Vegetarian Party Nibbles & Canapés you need to know about

Vegetarian Party Nibbles & Canapés

As a vegetarian, I’ve often found myself in the situation where I’m ravenously hungry at a drinks reception, but all the canapés coming past involve smoked salmon or prosciutto, or other meaty treats.  A very first-world problem, I know, but there you go!

So, as party season approaches, I thought a quick roundup of ideas for vegetarian party nibbles & canapés  would be a good idea.  Some are from friends’ blogs, Continue reading “45 Recipes for Vegetarian Party Nibbles & Canapés you need to know about”

34 Vegetarian Sunday Lunch Recipes you need to know about

Vegetarian Sunday Lunch Recipes

Catering for a vegetarian at a traditional Sunday roast dinner can be daunting if you don’t regularly cook vegetarian food.  But don’t panic!  Help is at hand – here are 34 fabulous recipes to help you find inspiration for a crowd-pleasing veggie option to team with roast potatoes, gravy and all the trimmings.

I’ve divided them into nine categories including pies, savoury puddings, nut roasts, tarts, stuffed vegetables and so on, and the recipes range from the simplest of assembly-jobs to more involved recipes for confident cooks.  Continue reading “34 Vegetarian Sunday Lunch Recipes you need to know about”

Recipe Roundup: 9 indulgent Blackberry & Chocolate Recipes

Blackberry & Chocolate Recipes

We had a fantastic response to this month’s We Should Cocoa challenge which I was guest-hosting for Choclette over at Tin & Thyme.

We Should Cocoa is a monthly recipe challenge for bloggers, asking them to create something delicious from chocolate and an ingredient of the host’s choice.  As autumn was setting in I decided to choose blackberries as the theme, and what a lovely selection of gooey, chocolatey, berry-licious creations we received.  Continue reading “Recipe Roundup: 9 indulgent Blackberry & Chocolate Recipes”

Recipe Roundup: 10 Vegetarian Pie, Tart and Pasty Recipes

The selection of 10 vegetarian pie, tart and pasty recipes below are a selection of my very favourite savoury pastry dishes.  Most are very versatile, and could be served cold with a picnic or buffet lunch, or hot with roasted veg and gravy for a hearty Sunday dinner.   Continue reading “Recipe Roundup: 10 Vegetarian Pie, Tart and Pasty Recipes”

Recipe Roundup: Favourite Italian Recipes on the web

England’s defeat at the hands of Italy in the World Cup got me thinking about a football-themed recipe roundup, but given that the next two fixtures are against Costa Rica and Uruguay, (who aren’t, as far as I know, famed for their vegetarian cuisine), I think this will be a bit of a one-off!

Italy is a brilliant place to eat veggie as so many of their traditional dishes are or can easily become vegetarian.

Here are five of my favourites from the web:

1. Pappardelle with Spiced Butter from 101 Cookbooks

Just about the most delicious pasta recipe I have come across, and simple to throw together   Continue reading “Recipe Roundup: Favourite Italian Recipes on the web”