Chana Masala (Chickpea and Tomato Curry) – Vegan & Wholefood

This fantastic tasting recipe comes via the Minimalist Baker here: Easy Chana Masala. Pretty much all I’ve done is adjust quantities to suit my batch cooking style; and it really is worth cooking up a large batch of this curry to store in the freezer. I’d say this recipe serves around eight, depending on what you choose […]

Cannellini & Rosemary Brandade – vegan

Served with breadsticks or French bread and crudites this cannellini bean dip makes a nice summery lunch or evening snack. Brandade is a creamy dip, more usually made from cod, which comes from Provence. This version using beans instead of cod is, so I’ve read, traditionally known as “poor man’s brandade”. The “poor man’s” version is […]

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 […]