Recipe: Hot Sausage Salad

During summer and early autumn, there’s a lot of salad greens growing in the garden. Using them in “ordinary” salads eventually gets boring however, this warm salad is an easy delicious improvement. Ingredients (for 2) 10  (or more) cherry tomatoes Lettuce cucumber 200g sausages (we use gluten free) 1 x avocado 1tbsp wine vinegar (red…… Continue reading Recipe: Hot Sausage Salad

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: Aubergine Rogan Josh

A simple to make supper which tastes (a lot) better than it looks. Its good to eat when aubergines are cheap and fresh in the supermarkets (we can’t grow large enough aubergines) and uses frozen chopped tomatoes and tomato puree. Ingredients in italics we’ve grown ourselves (maybe from the freezer). Ingredients (for two) 2 Aubergines cut into…… Continue reading Recipe: Aubergine Rogan Josh

Recipe: Butternut Squash & Potato Corn Chowder

This is a simple to make rich soup, reheats in the microwave well and freezes. Ingredients in italics we’ve grown ourselves (maybe from the freezer). Ingredients Butter & Oil 3 Onions finely chopped  750g Potatoes cut onto small chunks 750g Butternut Squash 600g Sweetcorn blitzed to make creamed corn 600ml Chicken Stock Options: Worcestershire sauce to taste Creme Fraiche Method…… Continue reading Recipe: Butternut Squash & Potato Corn Chowder

Recipe: Sausage Casserole

This is a simple to make meal for two which is simple to double (or more) up, reheats in the microwave well and freezes. It also makes a good base for a soup. Ingredients 1 tblsp Oil250g Sausages1 Carrot2 Potatoes1 stick celery1 leek1 large OnionThyme300ml Vegetable Stock400g Tomatoes1 can Cannellini Beans Sausage Casserole Method Cut…… Continue reading Recipe: Sausage Casserole