Recipe: Roast Vegetables & Salmon

I love tray bakes, they’re simple and (usually) just need you to put it all together and leave it alone. This recipe isn’t quite that simple but takes about 40 minutes from start to finish. Ingredients (for 2) 100g (or more) cherry tomatoes 1 large courgette 60g (or more) french beans 2 peppers ( 1…… Continue reading Recipe: Roast Vegetables & Salmon

Recipe: Spiced Butternut Squash Soup

Whilst this recipe doesn’t include tomatoes (or in fact anything we commonly grow) its extremely simple, filling and cheap. We make it and have it two days running although you can freeze it if you want. Ingredients Butternut Squash (1kg makes a generous four helpings) 2 Onions 2 cloves garlic 1tbs coriander seeds 2tsp cumin…… Continue reading Recipe: Spiced Butternut Squash Soup

Recipe: Fish Tagine

A quick and easy risotto that uses plenty of tomatoes and so is good during August when there are plenty of ripe tomatoes coming from the garden. Ingredients (for 4) 400+g ripe tomatoes 150g carrots 1 Onion 3 small potatoes 2 celery stalks 100g mushrooms 1/2 tsp ground cinnamon 1/2 tsp chilli flakes (or less…… Continue reading Recipe: Fish Tagine

Recipe: Tomato & Corgette Risotto

This is a very flexible recipe to which you can add more or less any of the summer vegetables you have (french beans for example) Ingredients (for 2) 400g ripe tomatoes Additional Cherry tomatoes halved 1-2 courgettes 200g risotto rice 1/2 Onion Garlic to taste 1/2 tsp crushed coriander seeds 500ml vegetable (or chicken) stock…… Continue reading Recipe: Tomato & Corgette Risotto

Recipe: Chicken, Swiss Chard & Noodles

This recipe is a new one for us, because I’m wheat free(ish) and my better half isn’t, we’re always looking recipes that can be created as both. The original recipe called for spinach. Swiss Chard is easier to grow and available from early in the year and (in our opinion) better. Ingredients (for 2) Noodles…… Continue reading Recipe: Chicken, Swiss Chard & Noodles

Recipe: Pork Vindaloo

This recipe is an old one that we’ve been cooking for 30 years or more and the recipe book is falling apart. Like many recipes, we use it for guidance, rather than following it slavishly (like rules, recipes are meant for the obedience of fools and the guidance of wise men). The Turmeric and Tomato…… Continue reading Recipe: Pork Vindaloo