Tag Archives: vegetables

Book review and chance to win: Grow it, cook it with kids by Amanda Grant

I was warned about the glut of courgettes we’d get at our allotment – but seeing really is believing. The plants are firing out green torpedos at a rate of knots it’s very hard to keep up with. And if … Continue reading

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Another vegetarian in the house and delish Coconut Quorn Curry

My quest for creating delicious veggie evening meals has taken on a new urgency since Sam converted to the cause last week. Yes my five-year-old son is learning about animals this term at school, and after a lively class discussion … Continue reading

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Allotment update: June

There’s been a lot of progress since I last updated you in May. This is largely down to the in-laws visiting and lending a huge hand with proceedings. The skip-shed Matthew’s wanted a shed on the plot for ages and … Continue reading

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Broccoli and tomato tart

Regular readers will know I’m a bit partial to a puff pastry tart, especially when all it requires is reaching for some ready-made ready-rolled pastry. Lazy? Me? Too right! It’s a real quickie of a meal, it takes about 30 … Continue reading

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Chickpea and coriander burgers

Cooking for the newly turned vegetarian husband is still in its early days in terms of developing great family meals. Matthew’s first proper effort was to make this, what I’d very loosely call ‘soup’… He made enough to feed himself … Continue reading

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May allotment update and awards news

My, haven’t you grown my little patch of vegetables…. I cannot tell you how much my heart swells with pride every single time I trek up to the lotters to see how my crops are getting on. I’ve had to … Continue reading

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Steam cooker review: The vegetarian cooking starts in earnest

This is my first post as part of the Morphy Richards House Proud Innovators’ scheme. I’ll be sent a product from the Morphy Richards range to test out, review and share with you. There will also be the chance for … Continue reading

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