Jean’s Pasta Salad

Bring this pasta salad to the family barbecue, and if it’s all you can eat there, you’re still not missing out.With lots of thanks to my friend Jean for giving me the recipe, which I’ve only slightly adapted. Ingredients For the salad500 g whole-wheat pasta, cooked till al dente, rinsed with cold water until stoneContinue reading “Jean’s Pasta Salad”

Pizza, Vegan of Few Words-Style

It’s great that pizza places have vegan options these days, but you can’t beat homemade pizza, imo. Also, making pizza yourself is dirt cheap. Ingredients – 1 quantity of my pizza dough (for two large pizzas) – 1 quantity of my super easy tomato sauce – Any vegan toppings you like. I, perhaps controversially, likeContinue reading “Pizza, Vegan of Few Words-Style”

Okey Dokey Artichokey Sauce with Mushrooms and Pasta

Not a looker, but this vegetable sauce has kick and flavour. Serve like this, with any vegetable, chickpeas or lentils and pasta, or as a dip. Ingredients Olive oil 1 small onion, chopped 3 cloves garlic, chopped 1 red chilli pepper, seeds left in, chopped 390 g tin (240 g drained weight) artichoke hearts inContinue reading “Okey Dokey Artichokey Sauce with Mushrooms and Pasta”

Pumpkin and Peanut Risotto with a Kick (Instant Pot)

Pumpkin is nice but bland. It needs jazzing up. So that’s what I did. Ingredients 1 tbsp olive oil 1 onion, chopped 3 cloves garlic, peeled and finely chopped 1 heaped tbsp red curry paste (check if it’s vegan) 1 tbsp tomato purée 145 g risotto rice Generous glug saké or white wine 350 gContinue reading “Pumpkin and Peanut Risotto with a Kick (Instant Pot)”