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Recipe | Vegetarian Paella

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Recipe | Vegetarian Paella

MrP had an M&S paella for lunch the other day and I realised I hadn't had one for so long, possibly since becoming veggie. So I thought, I am going to make a vegetarian paella with things I like in it and that would go well. It's difficult to find good recipes for veggies that are have meat versions so I thought I would share my creation with you, as it was pretty darn good!   Serves 4 people Ingredients Olive oil - a glug 1 medium onion - finely chopped 2-3 cloves of garlic - crushed/chopped 2-3 peppers red...

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Recipe | Courgette Flower & Pea Omelette

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Recipe | Courgette Flower & Pea Omelette

So I've been looking for a reason to brave trying the courgettes beautiful yellow flowers in my cooking when summer hit but couldn't find much not deep fried. So today for lunch, whilst the sun was shining and alfresco dining was a must, I came up with this. Ingredients Olive Oil 3 Eggs 3 Baby Courgettes The Flowers from the Courgettes Fresh Garden Peas Splash of Milk Salt & Pepper 1.Whisk the 3 eggs, salt & pepper and the milk together and set aside. 2.Take off the flowers and cut in half (taking out the pollen) chop the courgettes and...

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Recipe | Christmas Filo Parcels

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Recipe | Christmas Filo Parcels

I don't like to waste food and I love to cook, so creating leftover food recipes (Jamie Oliver being a favourite) are an excellent solution to both! But what about the times when you have leftover leftovers?? Do you discard of them because they have already been reused once? NO! I say.. but what to do with your leftover leftovers? Lefties if you will... actually no, scrap that! Let me feed you a process: Christmas Dinner & Ham (Leftover veg, ham & turkey) Bubble & Squeak with Eggs and Ham  &  Turkey curry (Leftover bubble & Squeak made up of:...

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Recipe | Mint Sauce

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Recipe | Mint Sauce

    Ingredients: Bunch of Mint 200ml Vinegar (I used malt but white wine vinegar or white vinegar are good) 100ml boiling water 150g caster sugar 1/4 of a lemon Salt How do I put this together so my lamb can taste all kinds of good?In a pan put in the vinegar and sugar and bring to the boil, add a squeeze of lemon juice and when all the sugar has dissolved pour into a jug with the boiling water and a pinch of salt.Put all the mint into the food processor and through it's chimney pour in the liquid (Pour...

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Recipe | Spiced Scones & Plum Jam Making

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Recipe | Spiced Scones & Plum Jam Making

It's a cold winters night, the candles are lit around our home but something is missing. Ah ha! Baked goods and homemade jam. So to the larder I go, together I throw some flour, butter, spices and sugar together then fold in some milk and lemon and BOOM! Scone dough... a rolling pin and a glass used as a cutter later and I have this! My oven is heated to 200c and I pop these bad boys in for 10-12 mins and take them out and pop them on a rack to cool, and taste test one, you know, to...

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