Category: Vegetarian

Roasted Carrot and Leek Soup

Roasted Carrot and Leek Soup

Ever have any neglected and sorry looking vegetables left on your veg rack ? Feel you don’t want to waste veg which is past its best ? It happens to all of us at some time or other and it sneaked up on me whilst continue reading

Creamy Mushrooms On Toast

Creamy Mushrooms On Toast

Did you know mushrooms are good for you ? Mushrooms on toast is one of my favourite snacks and it seems there’s more to mushrooms than simply wonderful flavours. A source of vitamins B, potassium, selenium and (if exposed to light) vitamin D, means I continue reading

Spicy Roasted Squash & Apple Soup

Spicy Roasted Squash & Apple Soup

[socialwiggle size=32 style=rounded wiggle=random]   I’m so pleased we’ve managed a crop of pumpkin and squash at the Kitchen Shed this year – I’ve missed growing them on our pumpkin patch next to the vegetable garden. When we first arrived in the Kitchen Shed, we continue reading

Homemade Low Fat Crispy Oven Chips

Homemade Low Fat Crispy Oven Chips

We love these homemade crispy oven chips here at the Kitchen Shed. They have just the right amount of crunchy coating and there’s no aftertaste which often comes with readymade crispy oven chips. These crispy homemade beauties really don’t take much more time than using continue reading

Swiss Chard, Mushroom and Potato Frittata

Swiss Chard, Mushroom and Potato Frittata

Too many eggs ! My neighbour, Francoise, keeps chickens and I usually buy our eggs from her. They’re definitely the best eggs we’ve ever eaten with gorgeous golden yolks making beautiful yellow cakes – when we go back to the UK I shall really miss continue reading

Slow Cooker Jacket Spud or Baked Potato

Slow Cooker Jacket Spud or Baked Potato

  The slow cooker seems to be in constant use this summer at the Kitchen Shed. Not least because it leaves me free for the rest of the day to get on with the numerous jobs that keep appearing but also because we have a limited continue reading

Easy Bean Burger

Easy Bean Burger

  I’ve been on a mission to find a tasty meat free burger for the summer BBQ season – if the summer arrives after its fleeting visit back in April ! I am a meat eater but try to restrict the amount of red meat continue reading

Vegetable Biryani

Vegetable Biryani

  Biryani is traditionally cooked “Dum Pukt”. Translated as “choking off the steam”, Dum Pukt is a cooking technique where food is cooked in its own juices and steam in a sealed container in a slow fire – this means a slow cooker is ideally continue reading