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Butternut and Pinenut Pie 🌿
A freeform tart of butternut, thyme, onions and pine kernels
Carrots with basil cream 🌿
Roast carrots with olive oil, dill and basil cream
Carrots with cashews, cream & cardamom 🌿
Carrots cooked with cardamom, cream, yoghurt and cashews
Green olive and artichoke tapenade 🌿
A fragrant paste of green olives, artichokes and lemon
Baked Apple and Stilton Puffs 🌿
Puff pastry parcels of apples and Stilton, onion pickle
Marrow and Sweetcorn Fritters 🌿
Soft fritters of marrow and sweetcorn with tomato sauce
Mushrooms, Garlic, Toast 🌿
Fried mushrooms with roast garlic cream on toast
Tomato Confit 🌿
Tomatoes preserved by slow cooking in olive oil
Tomatoes, Cucumber raita 🌿
Grilled tomatoes with a cucumber and beetroot raita
Carrots and Sweet Potato with Miso 🌿
Carrots and sweet potato with a miso and mustard sauce
Mushroom Soup with Freekeh 🌿
A creamy mushroom soup with freaked and parsley
Celery and Bacon Gratin
Celery, wrapped in bacon and baked with cheese sauce
Carrots, shallots and orzo 🌿
Roast carrots with shallots, herbs and orzo pasta
Lentils and Courgettes 🌿
Lentils with mustard seeds, cumin, curry leaves & courgettes
Squash, Sauerkraut, Gruyere 🌿
Roast autumn squash with sauerkraut, gruyere and cream
Mushrooms, Marsala, Green Beans 🌿
Sautéed brown and wild mushrooms, green beans and marsala
Beetroot, pickles 🌿
A thick Beetroot Soup with pickled gherkins and horseradish
Aubergines, Yoghurt, Tahini 🌿
Baked aubergines with a tahini and yoghurt dressing
Roast Pumpkin, Tomato, Yoghurt 🌿
Sliced pumpkin or squash, roasted, with coriander seeds, ginger and yoghurt.
Onions, Miso, Sesame 🌿
Whole onions, baked with miso and sesame. Cardamom rice.
Mushroom, Parmesan, Dill 🌿
A crumbly tart of wild mushrooms, Parmesan and dill.
Pumpkin, Miso, Couscous 🌿
Roast pumpkin, or butternut, with a miso dressing and couscous
Butternut Rosti, pickled cabbage 🌿
Crisp butternut rosti with sweet-soiur pickled red cabbage
Patty pan squash, cobnuts 🌿
Sautéed small patty-pan squash, vermouth, cob nuts and sage
Courgette Confit 🌿
Courgettes, cooked slowly with garlic and rosemary and olive oil.
Courgette Confit with Trofie Pasta 🌿
Courgettes cooked with Trofie Pasta and as sandwich filling.
Courgettes with Brown Rice 🌿
A soupy rice dish with grated courgettes, brown rice and broad beans.
Marrow with Tomatoes and Basil 🌿
Marrow, stuffed and backed with tomatoes and fresh basil.
Marrow with tomato sauce 🌿
Marrow, fried till crisp, with a tomato, fennel and mustard seed sauce
Freekeh with Peppers 🌿
Slow cooked peppers, roasted wheat. a recipe for an autumn evening.
Baked Peppers and Tomatoes 🌿
A dish of baked peppers, tomatoes and shallots with eggs.
Peppers, Almond and Basil Pesto 🌿
Baked Peppers with basil, almond and lemon pesto.
Baked Peppers, Lentils, Gorgonzola 🌿
Baked Peppers, gorgonzola, lentil and red onions.
Chilled Garlic Soup 🌿
An iced soup of almonds, caramelised garlic and black grapes.
Chard with Herbed Crumbs 🌿
Chard, cooked with olive oil and served with crumbs, herbs and orange zest.
Cauliflower, dill, cheese 🌿
Cauliflower with orecchiette, Parmesan cheese and dill.
Broccoli, Blue Cheese, Celeriac 🌿
Broccoli, Blue Cheese, celeriac, walnuts and fresh horseradish
Tomato and Ricotta Tart 🌿
A puff pastry tart with herbed ricotta and cherry tomatoes.
Baked Tomatoes with Ginger & Coconut 🌿
Tomatoes, baked with spices and creamed coconut.
Spiced Baked Tomatoes 🌿
Plum tomatoes, baked with a mildly spiced filling.
Baked Tomatoes and Basil 🌿
Baked, mixed tomatoes with a layer of basil infused breadcrumbs.
Roast hasselback potatoes 🌿
Roast 'hasselback' potatoes, herbed tomato sauce.
Celeriac Soup with Rye Breadcrumbs 🌿
Creamed celeriac, herb oil and rye breadcrumbs
Carrots with Miso and Cabbage 🌿
Carrots, roasted, then tossed in a miso sauce with black sesame and cabbage
Radish and beetroot salad 🌿
Beetroot and Radishes with pumpkin seeds, mint and orange.
Aubergine Tarts 🌿
Puff pastry, creamed aubergine and basil pesto and feta cheese
Aubergines and Chickpeas 🌿
Baked aubergines, stuffed with chickpeas and pumpkin seeds.
Mushrooms 'Bourguignon' 🌿
Mushrooms cooked with red wine and onions, sweet potato mash. A good Christmas dish too..
Onion and Apple Tarts 🌿
Savoury tarts of onion and apple, for a lunch or to finish a meal.
Cheddar and Cider Soup 🌿
A warming soup of Cheddar Cheese and Cider for a cold night
Bitter leaves, Pear and Cheese 🌿
Pears, cheese, bitter salad leaves, sprouted seeds, yoghurt dressing. A salad for autumn.
Edamame fritters with whipped cod's roe
Crisp fritters of mashed edamame beans on a whipped cod's roe