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Yellow split pea dhal

Yellow split pea dhal

Put the split peas and water into a large pot and bring to a boil over high heat. Skim any foam floating on the top of the water before adding the tomato. Lower the heat to simmer. Cover and cook until the peas are soft and broken up, between 40...
Lasagna

Lasagna

Preheat over to 180 degrees Celsius. To make the tomato sauce, in a large saucepan, sauté onion and garlic in oil on a medium heat until tender. Add mushrooms and eggplant. Cook for a further five minutes and then add the rest of ingredients. Reduce heat and simmer uncovered for...
Pumpkin Gnocchi with Tomato Olive Sauce

Pumpkin Gnocchi with Tomato Olive Sauce

Gnocchi, an Italian dumpling-style pasta is easy to make and pairs beautifully with this tomato olive sauce. Combine all dry ingredients and stir together well creating a dough. Turn the dough onto a lightly floured surface and knead until smooth (roughly 3 minutes). Separate into tubes approximately 6 mm thick...
Pad Thai

Pad Thai

Heat the sesame oil in a wok and sauté the ginger, chilli, onion and garlic on low heat. In a small bowl, whisk the soy, brown sugar and lime juice together in a bowl, stir to combine. Cut the tofu into small cubes or strips and add to the wok...
Whole Roasted Cauliflower

Whole Roasted Cauliflower

Heat the oven to 190 degrees Celsius. Put garlic in a mortar and pestle with the paprika and half the thyme leaves. Bash well to a rough paste, then muddle in 2 Tbsp of olive oil and season. Zest the lemon into a separate bowl and set aside. Trim the...
Lentil, Mushroom & Nut Roulade

Lentil, Mushroom & Nut Roulade

Preheat your oven to 200 degrees Celsius. Line anoven-proof dish with grease parchment paper and grease it. Fry the mushrooms and garlic in a large frying pan, mixing all the time. Then, after a few minutes of letting them sweat, add the tomato paste, the curry powder and the onion...
Spinach, Olive & Artichoke Pie

Spinach, Olive & Artichoke Pie

Preheat the oven to 190 degrees Celsius. Fry the onions and garlic, then add the tomato paste and peas, and allow them to thaw for a few seconds as you mix. Add the remaining ingredients except for the lemon juice, coriander/cilantro and water, and continue to mix on a medium...
Eggplant Moussaka with Pine Nut Cream

Eggplant Moussaka with Pine Nut Cream

In this version of a Greek casserole, layers of roasted eggplant, potatoes and zucchini are layered with cinnamon-scented tomato sauce and topped with a velvety topping of pine nut cream. This dish takes quite a bit of prep, so it’s a great dish for a special occasion. You can also...
Smoky North African Beans

Smoky North African Beans

Flavourful and quick to make, this dish has the perfect amount of spice and depth of flavour.  Place the onions and garlic in a saucepan with a generous glug of olive oil on a medium heat. Let the onions soften for 5 minutes without allowing them to brown. Add the spices,...
Mushroom-Stuffed Seitan Roast

Mushroom-Stuffed Seitan Roast

To prepare the filling, preheat a large pan, preferably cast iron, over medium heat. Sauté the mushrooms and leeks in oil until soft, about 10 minutes. Add salt, pepper, garlic and thyme. Cook for about 2 more minutes, stirring often. Sprinkle in the breadcrumbs and toss to coat. Cook the...
Tempeh Fajitas

Tempeh Fajitas

Cut tempeh in half crosswise. Cut each half lengthwise into six strips then place in a shallow dish. Combine pineapple juice, soy sauce, lime juice, cumin, oil, quarter tsp black pepper and garlic in a small saucepan. Bring to a boil. Pour pineapple juice mixture over tempeh. Marinate at room...
Pumpkin and sage risotto

Pumpkin and sage risotto

Preheat the oven to 200 degrees Celsius. Cut the squash into eight large pieces. Remove seeds and place in a roasting tray with the skin on. Add half the garlic, oil, sage leaves and sprinkle over salt and pepper. Toss together and roast for 40-50 minutes until soft. Once cool,...
Aloo gobi

Aloo gobi

Heat oil in a frying pan (with a lid) over medium heat. Cook onions for 6-8 minutes or until soft. Add garlic and cook for 1-2 minutes, then add ginger, curry powder, garam masala, turmeric, chilli powder and salt and cook for a further 1-2 minutes. Add tomatoes, potato and...
Zucchini Pie

Zucchini Pie

SERVES 6 This recipe combines zucchini with onion and grated vegan cheese and not much else, but the flavor is dynamite. The whole wheat crust doesn’t even need to be rolled out; just combine the ingredients and press into a pie pan. If you want, call it “Zucchini Pizza” instead...
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