Category Archives: potato

Vegetarian “fish” and chips

Marinated halloumi takes the place of fish in this oven baked vegetarian interpretation of an English pub classic. One of my very favourite things about a trip to London is the pub food. There are always plenty of vegetarian and … Continue reading

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Potato & spinach waffles with spicy tomato relish

Light as air and full of flavour, these little 2 bite savoury waffles are a great spin on your usual veggie side. This recipe was inspired by one for pommes dauphine, or more specifically, the line at the end which … Continue reading

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Brown sugar yeast scrolls

  For these brown sugar yeast rolls, I adapted the filling recipe from the Nazook I made a couple of years ago, replacing the white sugar with dark brown sugar for a rich, molasses flavour. I swear, this batch of … Continue reading

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Potato, leek & spinach soup

One last soup for the season. We love leek and potato soup, but I needed to clear out the freezer to defrost it, so the frozen spinach had to go. It makes a fantastic addition to this soup, bringing a … Continue reading

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Chunky potato salad with creamy tofu “mayo”

I’ve always wanted to try making mayonnaise from scratch but have been scared off by having to use raw egg yolks. I know in some parts of the world you can buy pasteurised eggs, but not so in this town. … Continue reading

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Potato, beetroot and carrot gratin

I picked up a pack of heirloom carrots the other day and wanted to make something to show off their vibrant colours and flavours, and a cheese-topped gratin is always a winner for me. Of course I had to add … Continue reading

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Mini Boston buns

Lying in bed the other night, in that mind-wandering half-asleep state, I had a flashback to my high school tuckshop (canteen, I guess, for those who grew up in other parts of the world) and Boston buns with their fluffy … Continue reading

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Shepherd’s Pie

A traditional dish for a cold evening. Ingredients Topping 1.5kg potatoes 50g butter 1 1/2 cups milk salt to taste 1 cup Gruyère, grated Sauce 2 tbsp olive oil 2 large onions, halved and sliced 3 cloves garlic, finely chopped … Continue reading

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