Category Archives: Vegetarian

Salmon En Croute healthy-style

Ah January, the detox/resolution/lose weight/exercise month. Not exactly the most thrilling start to the year, but I guess there has to be some repercussions for eating our bodyweight in stuffing and Quality Street in December. Anyway, so here is my … Continue reading

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Spelt Risotto with Wild Mushrooms, Butternut Squash, Chestnuts and Thyme

  There is something rather opulent and indulgent about this dish- despite it being incredibly easy and cheap to make- particularly if you get your ‘shrooms from a market. Unlike regular risotto the stock needn’t be added gradually- but simply … Continue reading

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Wholemeal Scones: Cheese and Sundried Tomato

Just when we were all relaxing and thinking our steamy summer was here to stay…it started raining. Bored of salads, which don’t quite taste the same with an overcast sky, savoury scones are an all-in-one lunch, requiring little to accompany … Continue reading

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Summer lunch: Tumbled Halloumi Salad

Halloumi, when grilled until it’s slighty browned, is the perfect summer cheese- it’s the smell of hot Mediterranean summers, oil popping in the pan … plus it’s lighter and less rich than goat’s cheese or feta. This isn’t a recipe … Continue reading

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Spiced Parsnip Soup

It’s that time of year: Man-flu season is upon us. Now, living with five male housemates this presented more than the usual problem of a couple of snotty Kleenex lying around. At the sound of the first sniffle came the … Continue reading

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Simply the Pest-o

For my first blog as a student cook I felt it only appropriate to begin with an ingredient that is one of the main, and perhaps often the sole, occupier of the student store cupboard: Pesto…usually found with the obligatory … Continue reading

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