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Grains, Rice, Pasta and Beans
Butter Beans, Pumpkin, Thyme 🌿
Pumpkin baked with butter beans, stock and thyme
Butterbeans, Cabbage, Cream 🌿
Onions, butterbeans, Savoy cabbage and mui-cuit tomatoes
Chickpea and Spinach Cakes 🌿
Chickpea, spinach and herb cakes with chillies and lime
Lentil, Pumpkin, Noodles 🌿
A spiced main course soup-stew of pumpkin, noodles, lentils & sour cream
Orzo, Guanciale, Kale
Orzo, Guanciale or pancetta, kale and parmesan
Pasta, Roast Chicken, Cream
Pasta with roast chicken, cream and pine kernels
Chickpeas, Pumpkin 🌿
Hummus, with baked pumpkin, pink peppercorns and thyme
Chickpeas, amarath, spices 🌿
A stuffing (or vegetable loaf) of chickpeas and spices
Chickpeas, Tomato, Ginger, Garlic 🌿
A quick supper of chickpeas with garlic, ginger and tomato
Chickpeas, Chicken, Parsnip
A glorious hotpot of chicken, chickpeas, bacon and root vegetables.
Chickpeas, Beetroot, Pumpkin 🌿
Roasted pumpkin, chickpeas, beetroot and smoked garlic with a peanut sauce.
Chickpeas, Dill, Courgettes 🌿
Creamy dill hummus with crisp fried crumbed courgettes
Borlotti Beans, Sweet Potato 🌿
Baked sweet potato, borlotti bean and onion stew, coriander.
Black eyed beans, kale 🌿
A thick winter soup of beans, kale and winter vegetables
Haricot Beans, Dill, Rice 🌿
Haricot beans with spiced onions and dill flecked rice.
Haricot Beans, Aubergines 🌿
A thick, warming casserole of aubergine and beans.
Split mung beans, spices, mushrooms 🌿
Split mung beans, tomato, ginger, garlic with baked mushrooms
Butterbeans, Mushrooms 🌿
A frugal, warming casserole of butter beans, mushrooms and tomato.
Butterbeans, Chipolatas, Chorizo
A warming dinner for an autumn or winter night. Rather like a quick cassoulet.
Lentils, Coconut, Spices 🌿
Creamed lentils with chilli, coconut, turmeric, coriander and garlic
Lentil, spinach, Potatoes 🌿
A cottage pie made with lentils and spinach instead of the more traditional meat.
Lentils, Sweet Potato 🌿
Spiced lentils layered with sweet potatoes and baked
Lentil Stuffed Onions 🌿
Sweet onions, brown lentils, cheese sauce. Warming stuff for deepest winter.
Spelt, Barley, Fruits 🌿
Breakfast porridge made with toasted grains, a berry compote and yoghurt.
Couscous with Turkey
Warm grains of couscous, pieces of turkey, yoghurt, mint, pomegranates.
Pearl barley, roast meat, greens
Broth with leftover Sunday roast, pearl barley and greens
Polenta, Winter Greens 🌿
Soft Parmesan polenta cooked with red chard and kale.
Orzo, black cabbage, cheese 🌿
Orzo pasta, baked with smoked cheese, cream and black cabbage
Fettuccine, Crab, Coriander
Fettuccine with a crab, coriander and cream sauce
Tagliatelle, Meatballs, Leeks, Dill
Sausage meatballs, tagliatelle, cream and dill. A simple winter dinner.
Macaroni, Chickpeas, Tomato 🌿
Macaroni and Chickpeas with a mild tomato sauce
Noodles, Chicken, Lemon
Angel hair pasta, chicken wings, lemon. A simple broth to soothe and heal.
Pasta, Roast Chicken, Cream
Roast Chicken, garlic, pasta, cream. Sweet garlic and creamy pasta for a cold night.
Rice, Fennel, Blue Cheese 🌿
Fennel risotto with black garlic and Shropshire Blue Cheese
Rice, Kale, Leek, Eggs 🌿
Basmati rice with kale and leeks and soft cooked egg
Rice, Aubergines 🌿
A layered, spiced aubergine pie with rice and a pastry crust.
Rice, Broccoli, Blue Cheese 🌿
A classic vegetarian risotto with broccoli and blue cheese