Category Archives: vegan

Cherry tomatoes roasted with pangrattato

Pangrattato is Italian for breadcrumbs, but this is so much more than that! Loaded with flavour, it elevates the humble tomato to dizzy heights! These tomatoes are exceptionally good served with pasta, polenta or bruschetta. Serves 4 Preparation: 10 minutes … Continue reading

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Seitan shawarma

Friday nights at our place have become wrap nights, and this seitan shawarma is our absolute favourite. I like to prepare this in the morning and let it spend the day marinating then reheat it before serving. It works equally … Continue reading

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White bean and rapini soup

A rich and peppery soup to fill your belly and warm your bones. We eat soup for dinner at least once a week and I’m constantly trying out new combinations of vegetables. Rapini (broccoli rabe, cime di rapa or whatever … Continue reading

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Greek-style yellow split pea soup

A silky smooth soup for chilly evenings. I had this recipe in my ancient, hand-written cookbook under the name of “Fava”, but a little research has shown that that particular dish from the island of Santorini is actually a purée … Continue reading

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Roasted garlic braid

Take your garlic bread game up a notch with this beautiful roasted garlic braid. Crisp crust, super soft interior and swirled with aromatic roasted garlic – this bread pairs absolutely perfectly with soup. And it’s vegan! Makes 1 medium loaf … Continue reading

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Tomato chilli jam

Sweet and spicy tomato chilli jam makes a spectacular addition to your cheese board. Makes about 700ml / 3 cups Preparation: 30 minutes Cooking: can take a couple of hours Recipe adapted from here Ingredients 1kg (about 2 1/4 lb) … Continue reading

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Romanieh – Palestinian lentil and eggplant stew with pomegranate

Comfort food for the soul. And it’s vegan. Middle Eastern food is a firm favourite round our way. The heady spices, the delectable combinations of rich, earthy and bright flavours, the simplicity of the ingredients that go together to make … Continue reading

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