Monthly Archives: January 2013

Meat Free Monday – winter, week 09

Our dinner tonight was spiced wholewheat couscous with sweet potatoes and pistachios – a lovely recipe from Stella McCartney. I’m afraid I couldn’t get giant wholewheat couscous – and I did try – so I just had to use the … Continue reading

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artichoke soup

I think when you see the word ‘artichoke’ most people think of globe artichokes but today I’m talking about those lovely nubbly brown-ish (they can often have a purple-ish tinge to them too) tubers called Jerusalem artichokes. They make the … Continue reading

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Meat Free Monday – winter, week 08

Yesterday I made the packed lunch option – black-eyed bean casserole with coriander – but had it for my dinner. I had to remove it from the kitchen in the afternoon because I was nibbling …… it was really very … Continue reading

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Meat Free Monday – winter, week 07

Phew! I’m up to date – although I did miss one week over the festive period – sorry. Today I made a Wensleydale and carrot chutney sandwich for my lunch. It reminded me (not sure why) of the carrot and … Continue reading

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Meat Free Monday – winter, week 06

Hooray! We’re now working on 2013’s cooking! Last week I made the cauliflower korma for lunch and then the vegetable and tofu stir-fry with soba noodles for dinner. The cauliflower korma made a lovely lunch. I just had it on … Continue reading

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Meat Free Monday – winter, week 05

Yep, I’m still working in 2012! When I saw a recipe by Skye Gyngell I thought, mmmmm, I quite fancy trying this – so I did. Chickpea curry. Whilst the recipe called for 600g dried chickpeas I thought 500g (amount … Continue reading

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Meat Free Monday – winter, week 03

I’m back-tracking a little bit here to the week before Christmas when I actually made one of the Meat Free Monday meals but didn’t quite get around to writing about it. I made pappardelle with cavolo nero except I used … Continue reading

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