Vegetarian

Thick Onion Soup

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Recipe from Christmas Farm. This would be a really tasty and substantial lunch if served with cheese scones. Ingredients 75g butter 500g onions finely chopped 1 clove garlic crushed 40g plain flour 600ml stock (Chicken or vegetable) 600ml milk 2-3tsp lemon juice 1 pinch ground allspice 1 bay leaf… Read More »Thick Onion Soup

Garlic Fermented in Honey

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This is not so much a recipe as a simple remedy or ingredient. At the first sign of a cold or flu infection, eat a garlic clove three times a day until the infection subsides. The garlic can also be used in recipes – marinades and salad dressings… Read More »Garlic Fermented in Honey

Curried ‘no turkey’ soup

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A vegan version of this curried turkey soup, adapted by Penny Wenham Ingredients 2 tablespoons butter alternative or oil – at True Food we sell Naturli Organic Block, which tastes very buttery and contains no palm oil, as well as several suitable oils 1 large onion, chopped 2… Read More »Curried ‘no turkey’ soup

Homity Soup – vegan

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Adapted by Penny Wenham from a recipe by Diana Earnshaw As Diana says in her original recipe, “If you have some leftover cooked potatoes you can add them before pureeing. If you don’t have 300g of cooked potato, just use what you have and make up the weight… Read More »Homity Soup – vegan

Mixed bean rarebit – vegan

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Adapted by Penny Wenham from a recipe by Diana Earnshaw As Diana says, “The baked beans are needed for this recipe, but feel free to use other canned beans in place of the kidney and butter beans”. In Diana’s original recipe she uses bacon slices, cheddar and parmesan… Read More »Mixed bean rarebit – vegan

Easy Granola

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Much cheaper than commercial varieties and more fun! Ingredients 200g fine oats 1 tablespoon coconut oil, melted  (or any other mild flavoured oil) 1 tablespoon runny honey or maple syrup Pinch of salt 1 teaspoon vanilla extract or 1 teaspoon ground cinnamon Other ingredients, as liked:  100g dried… Read More »Easy Granola

Beet Kvass

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A drink which is possibly Ukranian in origin. Recipe and picture from TinandThymeUK Ingredients 3 medium sized organic beetroots – scrubbed well 1 ½ tsp sea salt spring water (not tap water) Method Chop the beetroot into rough chunks and place in the bottom of a sealable 1… Read More »Beet Kvass

Fire cider

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Recipe by Diana Earnshaw Fire cider is a traditional drink, taken to ward off seasonal infections and boosts the immune system. It is also said to be anti-inflammatory. There seem to be as many recipes for fire cider as people who post the recipe, therefore this is my… Read More »Fire cider