Tag Archives: other vegetables

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Chard, leek and chickpea curry

2 leeks – washed thoroughly and sliced into thin rounds 50g chard – washed and the stalks cut off and sliced, and the leaves chopped a small piece of peeled & grated fresh ginger 1 clove crushed garlic 1 tsp ground cumin 1 tsp ground […]

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Celeriac soup

200g potatoes Half a large celeriac 1 finely chopped onion 1 stock cube 2 strips of lemon peel 1 tsp dried sage a little oil a little grated cheese a little chopped parsley Thickly peel the celeriac & chop into small cubes – pop straight […]

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Mediterranean potato parcels

750g new potatoes 100g soaked sun-dried tomatoes 4 cloves of garlic rosemary 10 olives 1 tbsp oil pinch sea salt Scrape and halve the new potatoes and par-boil (approx 8 mins). Toss the potatoes with the oil and all the other ingredients. Place on a […]

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Root vegetable korma

A deliciously fragrant curry first found in Tender, Volume I by Nigel Slater: a very useful cookbook for anyone with a vegetable share. Serves 4-6 Approx. 800g mixed root vegetables (choose from carrots, beetroot, squash, potatoes, jerusalem artichokes, swede, parsnip, or any other veg you […]

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Purple Sprouting Broccoli with lemon mash

This recipe was originally from Yottam Ottolenghi, but I removed all the bits that seemed like cheffy nonsense and was blown away by the sheer sumptuousness of the lemon mash. Do have a look at the super-complicated recipe here if you prefer! This would be […]

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Carrot tagine

This will serve at least 4 alongside couscous and a salad- and it makes a great packed lunch. 1kg carrots 450g onions 5 tbsp oil bunch coriander 2 cloves garlic, chopped 1 tsp ground ginger 2 tsp cumin 1 tsp paprika A drizzle of honey […]

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Colcannon

This Irish favourite is the perfect thing on a cold day. It’s brilliant made with any of the darker greens: savoy cabbage or any kale. The amount of butter in this recipe is a bit frightening, best cycle to work tomorrow. Serves 4 600g floury […]

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Ribollita

This sumptuous Italian soup comes together out of just a few veg (and a lot of simmering) and really can’t be beaten. Serves 6. 400g soaked and cooked borlotti beans (or a tin) 3 tbsp olive oil 1 onion, finely chopped 2 cloves garlic, chopped […]

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Summer squash and spinach gratin with ricotta custard

“The quantities of vegetables given are not absolutes. Work with whatever you have on hand, in more or less these proportions, possibly substituting some tender chard leaves for the spinach.” Deborah Madison 2 large leeks or a combination of leeks and onions, sliced 2 garlic […]