Posts Tagged “vegetarian”

Champ by James Martin

Champ by James Martin

Looking for an easy mashed potato recipe? James Martin’s creamy champ is perfect with sausages or pork chops. From BBC Food   Ingredients 1.35kg/3lb potatoes, well scrubbed and left whole in their jackets 290ml/½ pint milk 85g/3oz butter salt and white pepper 1 large bunch spring onions, finely chopped   Method Boil the potatoes in…

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Caramelised Onion Tartlets with Goats’ Cheese and Thyme

Caramelised Onion Tartlets with Goats’ Cheese and Thyme

From Delia Smith   When we made these tartlets for the photography, we couldn’t stop eating them! Crisp, light pastry with such a luscious filling – and also lovely as a first course at a supper party.   Makes 24 Ingredients For the pastry: 6 oz (175 g) plain flour 3 oz (75 g) butter,…

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Caramelised Balsamic and Red Onion Tarts with Goats’ Cheese

Caramelised Balsamic and Red Onion Tarts with Goats’ Cheese

From Delia Smith   The long, slow cooking of red onions and balsamic vinegar gives a lovely sweet, concentrated caramel consistency. These are then spooned into crisp cheese pastry cases and topped with melted goats’ cheese and sage. Serve them as a special first course with some balsamic-dressed salad leaves, or 2 tarts per person…

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Cabbage and Leek Griddle Cakes

Cabbage and Leek Griddle Cakes

From Whole Foods Market   Serves 8 Bring these skillet cakes, akin to latkes, to your Easter, Passover or St. Patrick’s Day table since they pair perfectly with ham, corned beef, brisket or lamb. Alternately, if you have leftovers from any of those, you can finely chop and use them in this recipe. Feel free…

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Butternut Squash & Blue Cheese Tarts

Butternut Squash & Blue Cheese Tarts

From Sainsbury’s   A delicious tart that combines sweet butternut squash, tangy cranberries and strong blue cheese.   Serves: 6 Preparation time: 45 Minutes Cooking time: 35 Minutes   Ingredients: 1 large butternut squash (about 1.1kg) 3 sheets filo pastry 50g dried cranberries 50g pecans, toasted & roughly chopped 1 tablespoon fresh sage, chopped 6…

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Brown Rice Pilaf with Mushrooms and Apricots

Brown Rice Pilaf with Mushrooms and Apricots

From Whole Foods Market   Serves 4   This is hearty, satisfying vegetarian fare that we’ve dished up in entrée-sized portions because all you need to make it a meal is a big green salad. Enjoy the flavors as you enjoy a very affordable meal! Ingredients 2 teaspoons extra-virgin olive oil 1/4 pound sliced button…

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Broccoli and Stilton Soup with Stilton Croûtons

Broccoli and Stilton Soup with Stilton Croûtons

From BBC Food   Our creamy broccoli soup with bubbling Stilton croutons is the perfect antidote to the winter blues.   Ingredients 350g/12oz broccoli, florets and stalks cut into small pieces 400ml/14fl oz vegetable stock 25g/1oz butter 4 spring onions, finely sliced 50g/1¾oz Stilton, crumbled, or to taste 100ml/3½fl oz double cream salt and freshly…

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Black-Eyed Pea Pâté with Pickled Onions on Flatbread Crackers

Black-Eyed Pea Pâté with Pickled Onions on Flatbread Crackers

From Whole Foods Market   Makes 24 Generous-sized appetizers, flavorful and satisfying for any crowd, including vegetarians and vegans.   Ingredients 2 cups (from 1 onion) thinly sliced red onion 1/2 cup apple cider vinegar 3 tablespoons sugar 3/4 teaspoon salt and 1/4 teaspoon ground black pepper, divided 5 whole cloves 1 (15-ounce) can black…

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Better than Chicken Soup

Better than Chicken Soup

From Whole Foods Market   Serves 4 to 6 This immune-boosting soup is made with a virtual garden of powerful ingredients that contain beneficial nutrients for your immune system.   Ingredients 1 small yellow onion, chopped 4 cloves garlic, sliced 1 tablespoon extra-virgin olive oil 1 teaspoon ground turmeric 8 fresh shiitake mushrooms, stemmed and…

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Jamie Oliver’s Beautiful Brussels & Swede Mash

Jamie Oliver’s Beautiful Brussels & Swede Mash

‘These brilliant sides have the potential to convert the entire family to Brussels and swede once and for all’   Serves: 6 Preparation time: 20 Minutes Cooking time: 30 Minutes Ingredients: 250g unsalted butter 5 cloves garlic, 1 crushed and 4 peeled Juice of ½ lemon 1 sprig of rosemary, leaves picked and chopped 3…

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Baked Eggs in Wild Mushroom Tartlets

Baked Eggs in Wild Mushroom Tartlets

From Delia Smith   It’s quite a long time since I made a quiche or tart for entertaining. I feel that serving them individually is prettier and more practical, and people seem to really enjoy them. This recipe contains a base of a very concentrated mixture of fresh mushrooms and dried porcini, and this is…

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Baked Coconut Lentils

Baked Coconut Lentils

From Whole Foods Market   Serves 8 An Indian-inspired version of baked beans in which dates, coconut and spices give a rich and hearty flavor that intensifies during baking.   Ingredients 1 tablespoon coconut oil 1 yellow onion, chopped 1 teaspoon ground ginger 1/2 teaspoon turmeric 1 pound lentils (about 2 1/4 cups) 1 cup…

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Avocado and Mango Salsa

Avocado and Mango Salsa

From Stop and Shop   Perfect for a New Year’s party! Ingredients: 1 ripe Hass avocado, peeled, pitted and diced 1 lime, juiced 1 ripe mango, peeled, seeded and diced 1 medium tomato, diced 1 small red onion, chopped 2 Tbsp chopped fresh cilantro Salt to taste   Method Place the avocado in a medium…

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Asparagus Soup

Asparagus Soup

From BBC Food   Make the most of the short asparagus season with this simple yet delicious soup.   Ingredients 2 tbsp olive oil 1 onion, finely chopped 400g/14oz asparagus, finely chopped 500ml/18fl oz hot chicken or veg stock salt and freshly ground black pepper 4 tbsp double cream   Method Heat the olive oil…

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Asparagus Feuilletés

Asparagus Feuilletés

From Delia Smith   When a maître d’ in a smart restaurant, full of flourish and foreign inflections, is pushing the fresh ‘asparagoose’, there is only one question to be asked: is it English? Because English asparagus is without any doubt the best in the world. I once asked my friend Sudhir Dhanani, who isn’t…

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Asparagus, Cheese and Egg Tartlets

Asparagus, Cheese and Egg Tartlets

From Delia Smith   These delightful tartlets contain a combination of melted cheese, lightly sautéed asparagus tips and whole, lightly baked eggs. They are simple to prepare and just need popping into the oven 12-15 minutes before they are served. Vegetarians might like to know that a vegetarian parmesan-style cheese is available from www.bookhamcheese.co.uk  …

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Asparagus and Cheese Tart

Asparagus and Cheese Tart

From Delia Smith   Just to make the very most of the English asparagus during its very short season, I cook it every which way, hence this very simple but sublime tart.   Serves 6 Ingredients 12 oz (350 g) asparagus 1½ oz (40 g) Cheddar cheese, finely grated 1 level tablespoon freshly grated Parmesan…

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Apple Beet Charoset

Apple Beet Charoset

From Whole Foods Market   Serves 8 A bit of grated beet adds a unique, colorful touch to this classic Passover condiment, a fruit and nut chutney that actually deserves a spot at any table any time! Serve with roasted meats or vegetables, and don’t fret if there are leftovers; charoset is tasty on a…

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Alfresco Dip

Alfresco Dip

From Whole Foods Market   Serves 8 (yields about 3 cups)   Something between pico de gallo and Insalata Caprese, this fresh, flavorful dip might become your new summer favorite. Use fresh oregano or marjoram in place of some of the parsley, if you like.   Ingredients 1 cup pitted green olives (about 30), drained…

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The Modern Vegetarian by Maria Elia – review

The Modern Vegetarian by Maria Elia – review

Maria Elia is a chef who has graced our small screens and headed restaurant kitchens, and she has also penned several delightful cookbooks. Maria isn’t a vegetarian evangelist but The Modern Vegetarian reflects her passion for flavourful food and in this case those dishes just happen to be sans meat. We know we should all…

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