Category Archives: Vivacious vegetables

Recipes containing vegetables as their main ingredient

Kale Pesto

Kale, once beloved by livestock is now top of my list of go to veg at this rather bleak time of year. I’ve been using it with abandon over the last 6 weeks and have come up with some really … Continue reading

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Go East … Sunday lunch from Persia

Sunday lunch is not something our family really subscribes to, at least not in the traditional sense. I can’t actually remember the last time we sat down for a classical, British ‘roast’ and I have to admit I really don’t … Continue reading

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Goodbye Indian Summer

Spoilt we have been, bye bye ‘Indian Summer’, hello autumn. Cold it is not, wet and windy it is. I actually adore the change in seasons, collecting conkers, making leaf wands, splashing through the puddles. Jack Frost has been about … Continue reading

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Healthy pizza? debate!

I mean honestly is there such a thing? Pizza is hardly sinful it just seems to have a rather bad reputation and even worse PR team behind it. Homemade with organic flour, fresh tomato sauce and well sourced mozzarella it … Continue reading

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‘Tartiflette’ territory – Boys food !?!

Last week we did a bunk, well the ‘little people’ and I did, we skipped school and extremely cheekily headed off to the alps for a spot of spring snow, sunshine and skiing. It was glorious. The little people adored … Continue reading

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Pear and Stilton Soup

Christmas was magical this year. The little people have hit that wonderful age where it all starts to make sense or does it?? Father Christmas took some explaining and there was some confusion that snow does not automatically fall on … Continue reading

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Beetroot risotto – part II

Oh bother the time thief has been at it again, another week has vanished and the countdown has finally begun for the ‘blue ones’ birthday. Audible sighs of relief all around! A few highlights on the cooking front due to … Continue reading

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