curry · Soup · Veg meals

Dal

This is not a quick cook – you’ll definitely want a couple of hours for this one, but it’s easy and worth it. Ingredients | Serves 3-4 | About 2 hrs 250g chana dal (yellow split peas, dried) 300g chopped tomatoes 5 cloves of garlic, finely chopped A large thumb of ginger, finely chopped 1…… Continue reading Dal

Salads · Veg meals

Warm bulgur and asparagus salad with halloumi

This is one of my favourite meals at the moment. I’m relatively new to cooking with both bulgur wheat and halloumi, so when I first made this (originally without halloumi) I wasn’t expecting much, but this has gone straight to the top of things I want to eat a lot of at the moment. Despite…… Continue reading Warm bulgur and asparagus salad with halloumi

Veg meals

Spicy Bean Burgers with Apple and Beetroot Slaw/salad

This was a really good lunch! It’s the hottest day of the year so far (a wild 17°C), and after eating pizza AND burrito yesterday, fancied something healthy and relatively light. I haven’t used my mandolin much, mainly because I have an enormous fear of slicing my fingers off, but had the idea that tiny…… Continue reading Spicy Bean Burgers with Apple and Beetroot Slaw/salad

curry · Veg meals

Cauliflower and Chickpea curry with fragrant rice

This is a brilliant slow-cooking afternoon dish and a great meal to feed friends. It’s always gone down well whenever I have served it, and as usual with my recipes, is very flexible. If there’s one thing I’ve learned about Indian cooking, it’s to not be too cautious with spices or wary of big flavours…… Continue reading Cauliflower and Chickpea curry with fragrant rice