Students encouraged to veg out

Students encouraged to veg out

Can cook, will cook! Students are proving they can prepare more than just beans on toast… The University of Manchester welcomed 8000 new students last month with a gift of a night vegging out with their flatmates. In partnership with Greater Manchester box scheme company Veg Box People and the Kindling Trust, each student flat was given a free veg…
POTATO & CHANA DAL CURRY

POTATO & CHANA DAL CURRY

I almost always add a few potatoes to my curries. I like the extra bite they add, and they’re also satisfyingly filling.  SERVES 4 Preparation time: 35 minutes | Cooking time: 30 minutes • 1½ tsp Madras powder • 1½ tsp turmeric • 1 tsp curry powder • 1 tsp cumin seeds, ground in a mortar • 5 cardamom pods…
Thai Green Curry with Cauliflower

Thai Green Curry with Cauliflower

This aromatic vegetarian Thai green curry features this season’s best cauliflower. Full of flavour and simple enough for weeknight dinners. SERVES 4 Preparation time: 25 minutes Cooking time: 30 minutes • 2 tbsp coconut oil • 200g/8oz tofu, cubed • 1 medium onion, diced • 2 medium garlic cloves, thinly sliced • 3 tbsp Thai green curry paste • 1…
Spicy Kale Pasties

Spicy Kale Pasties

These vegetarian pasties are great to make up for a picnic, or a party for easy one-handed eating!  MAKES 6 pasties Preparation time: 1 hour 30 minutes     |     Cooking time: 30 minutes You can get creative with the filling too – try adding cooked sweet potato or chickpeas. FOR THE DOUGH: • 225ml warm water •…