Category Archives: Vegetables

Courgette in soy sauce

A quick and simple summer dinner. Serves: 2 Ingredients: 1 long leek, sliced into half-moons 1 medium courgette, diced handful of frozen peas 1 tbsp of oil 1-2 tbsp of soy sauce 1 tsp of rice vinegar (or lemon juice)  … Continue reading

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Pearl barley with swede

I was looking for something else I could do with swede. It used to be a very popular vegetable in Poland, so I looked on the internet and found this web page with Polish regional foods – rustic, long forgotten … Continue reading

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Potato, swede and carrot pancakes

One of the most popular dishes in Poland is potato pancakes. Usually they are served with soured cream. Since I had some left over swede I decided to experiment a little and added it in to the traditional potato pancake … Continue reading

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Warm lentil and roast veg salad

I love this salad of warm lentils and roasted veg in sweet and sour dressing. It’s great for lunch or supper. Origin: Hugh Fearnley-Whittingstall “Veg every day” Serves: 2 Ingredients for the salad: 2 large parsnips, peeled and cut into batons … Continue reading

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Spiced chickpeas

This is one of those dishes that could be served at breakfast, lunch or dinner (love that!). It’s a good accompaniment for fried eggs, rice or sausages. It tastes best reheated after overnight rest in the fridge. Here I added … Continue reading

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Spiced cauliflower fritters

For those who like Middle Eastern spices these fritters will be a real treat. For those who are still not convinced there’s a good chance they might get to really like them, with this recipe. Spices used here are not … Continue reading

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Asparagus risotto

If I was to make just one dish with asparagus it would be this one. It’s flavoursome, refreshing and comforting. It’s also very simple and easy to make, and you don’t need any special stock for it. The Italians have … Continue reading

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