Old Fashioned Bread Pudding – vegan & wholefood

Hailing back to the 11thC and still a stalwart of British bakeries, this old fashioned bread pudding is an excellent way to use up stale bread that would otherwise go to waste. Traditionally bread pudding contains animal ingredients such as eggs, milk or cream and butter or lard – I’ve removed the added fat, substituted […]

Red Bean & Mushroom Goulash

Not exactly a summery dish this one, but nevertheless it’s one of my favourite meals and we have it quite regularly whatever the season. It’s easy to get most of the ingredients from the ‘basics’ range of the supermarket and as such it works out very frugal. While it may take a while to chop […]

Senate Bean Soup – vegan

As most people would probably agree, Autumn is definitely soup season. This is a traditional American soup that I’ve adapted slightly from a vegan version HERE, which I found when searching for recipes for haricot beans (navy beans) as I have a large 3kg bag to use up and there are only so many homemade baked beans one […]

Eliza Acton’s Vegetable Mulligatawny, or “What can I do with that marrow?”

This spicy autumnal soup is a great way to rid yourself of the huge marrow that your dear neighbour has kindly bequeathed you! The one I’ve just disposed of was an absolute monster which had been left out on a grass verge by an anonymous gardener ‘free to any taker’, so we did! I originally […]