VEGAN BROCCOLI AND LEMON PASTA

VEGAN BROCCOLI AND LEMON PASTA This recipe is the ultimate two-pot go to meal. Vegetarian broccoli and lemon pasta, can be made vegan. Ready in 30 minutes. This is a great mid-week meal. Best served with a crunchy salad and some fresh bread. We are teetering on the edge of summer, or so I keep … Continue reading VEGAN BROCCOLI AND LEMON PASTA

Vegetarian Mushroom Quiche

Vegetarian Mushroom Quiche This vegetarian mushroom quiche is a great one-dish recipe, vegetarian, gluten free and is ready in 45 minutes. It is perfect as a main dish for dinner, or as a side dish for any occasion. It is still not summer. Sigh. I feel like this post-winter weather is just never ending. We … Continue reading Vegetarian Mushroom Quiche

Vegetarian White Bean Chilli

Vegetarian White Bean Chilli When I think of Chilli, I think American cuisine, BBQ, Corn Bread and summer vibes. It doesn't really evoke any memories of South Africa. I also don´t have any emotional connection to the dish. The reason I tried to make it was of course because of Pinterest! Without Pinterest I would … Continue reading Vegetarian White Bean Chilli

Vegetarian Broccoli and Cauliflower Soup

Vegetarian Broccoli and Cauliflower Soup It is still winter here is South Africa, sigh. I feel like every recipe I write starts off by telling all of you that it is cold and miserable here. I suppose it makes for some good experiments and new, hearty recipes. Today is broccoli and cauliflower soup day. Again, … Continue reading Vegetarian Broccoli and Cauliflower Soup

One Pot Fish Head Soup

one pot Fish Head Soup If you read this heading, and your first reaction was eugh, you are not alone. I never thought this dish would be something that I would like (how ignorant of me) and it has proved me wrong. Fish head soup is so easy to make, it is also an example … Continue reading One Pot Fish Head Soup

Cheesy vegetarian one-pot Broccoli soup

Cheesy vegetarian one-pot Broccoli soup It´s still winter, which mean soup all day erryday. Today I would like to share a vegetarian recipe with you. Something very useful that I have learned since I became a pescetarian, if the meat is the hero of your dish, and your veggies are just a bland side dish, … Continue reading Cheesy vegetarian one-pot Broccoli soup

How to: Brown Mushrooms

How to: Brown Mushrooms How to: Brown Mushrooms The full-proof way to bring out maximum flavour. 1 cup mushrooms1 tsp salt1 tsp butter (or margarine) Slice your mushrooms.Heat up a frying pan, but do not add any butter or margarine yet.Add the mushrooms to the hot pan. Add the salt. Stir the mushrooms so that … Continue reading How to: Brown Mushrooms

Vegan Lentil and Mushroom Shepherds Pie

Vegan Lentil and Mushroom Shepherds Pie Winter cooking is always about belly-warming, nourishing meals that make you nostalgic. I feel like foods that give me comfort and make me feel full, so salads definitely do not cut it this time of the year. Yesterday was the first time that I tried this Shepherd´s pie, and … Continue reading Vegan Lentil and Mushroom Shepherds Pie

Five Steps to Reduce Waste in the Kitchen

Five Steps to Reduce Waste in the Kitchen Food waste is something personal to me, I grew up poor and we were always told not to waste food, save plastic baggies and reuse them, wash glass bottles and reuse them for food storage and so on. Some things seem pretty obvious to do in terms … Continue reading Five Steps to Reduce Waste in the Kitchen

Creamy Potato Puree

Creamy Potato Puree It´s winter here in South Africa, cold fronts every week and gloomy weather to boot. This is the ideal time to take extra care of your body and your mind. Sometimes I run out of ideas for dinner, and like everyone else, I am often not in the mood to stand in … Continue reading Creamy Potato Puree