Recipes

03/05/2024

Asparagus, Ricotta & Goats cheese tart

As we welcome the tender asparagus of spring, let’s make a delicious tart – start by preheating the oven to 200 degrees fan. For the dough: whisk flour and salt, then gently combine with cold, cubed butter until it forms a clump. Gradually add ice-cold water (usually 4 to 6 tablespoons). Shape the dough into…

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Rhubarb Frangipane

Tart Dough: Combine 2 cups of flour, 1/4 cup sugar, a pinch of salt, and a hint of lemon zest. Add 11 tablespoons of cold, cubed unsalted butter, blending until it forms a fine crumb. Then, mix in a large egg yolk and a teaspoon of vanilla extract until the dough begins to gather. Chop…

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15/05/2023

Quick Warm roasted fennel, lemon and walnut salad:

Wash and cut the fennel bulbs into quarters. Add garlic slices, a lemon cut into quarters and sliced the red onion, add olive oil Place all of them into an ovenproof dish and roast on 180 for half an hour. On a separate metal tray place your walnuts and toast for a few minutes, checking not…

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braised fennel and leek crust pie

Heat the oven to 200C (180C fan)/390F/gas 6. Bash open the heads of garlic and remove the outer layers. Top and tail the fennel, remove the outer leaves if they are looking old (reserve the thick stalks for stocks or salads), then cut the bulbs in half and cut across into thick slices, no thicker…

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14/05/2023

Home-made pizza recipe

Veggie Pizza Recipe, Add all the dry ingredients together in a bowl, add warm water and olive oil to the dry mix and stir either with dry, clean hands or a spoon. Once it’s starting to hold together more, tip it onto a dry clean surface and knead the dough for at least 10 mins…

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29/03/2023

Ultimate Vegan Chocolate Cake

Ultimate Vegan Chocolate Cake Who’s fed up and wants cake? Ok here you go: This is a classic indulgent 2-layer chocolate cake. Top with fresh berries, orange zest, desiccated coconut, or more chocolate buttons! For an extra decadent Easter celebration cake, decorate with Sweet Lounge Luxury Vegan Nutty Mini Eggs – This is also a…

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09/02/2023

Gourmet Roasted Garlic Hummus from dried chickpeas

Hummus is such a versatile and easy food to make. I have done this recipe for dinner parties and special occasions but I always freeze some in portions so that my time spent on it is well used. It’s a delicious food that can be used as a dip, spread or just make a simple…

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Spinach Dhal

Simple one-pot meal that celebrates the humble pea! A great source of vitamin A, C, Iron and protein! This recipe uses whole spices to give a deep rounded flavour, but be careful as they can spit in the hot oil! *pick out any hard bits and leave covered with a few inches of water for…

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Mexican Quinoa One-Pot

Quinoa provides so many nutrients like iron, fibre, magnesium and B-vitamins. They’re technically a seed, but this easy recipe also contains black beans, so we’re including it in Pulses Week! This recipe also provides 20g of protein in each serving so it’s great for hungry mouths, and if you buy from our refill stations and…

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Super Quick Hummus Recipe

This is a super quick recipe for hummus for those days you have run out and shops are closed or you need a filling fast. Most of these are things you will probably have in your cupboards anyway. It takes ten minutes or less to make from start to finish and is yum! Method: Peel…

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