Hanging veg gardens

It is possible to grow an increasing range of tasty vegetables and herbs in hanging baskets, here are some top tips to get you started. Edible crops for baskets Tomatoes –the trailing bush types. Dwarf French beans. Lettuce. Salad leaves such as rocket, mizuna and corn salad. Nasturtiums for colour but are edible too. Herbs including parsley, chives, basil, mint,…
A soup-er way to eat your greens!

A soup-er way to eat your greens!

The Vegetarian Society is dishing up some comfort grub as we head into the colder months… and you can grow most of the ingredients! When the season of colds and flu is upon us, we all have a favourite comforting dish that makes us feel better. The Vegetarian Society asked its members and supporters for their go-to culinary hugs and…
MUSHROOM & GOATS CHEESE RISOTTO

MUSHROOM & GOATS CHEESE RISOTTO

With apple, kale and mushroom on the menu, this month promises to be a tasty one thanks to Anna’s latest medley of culinary marvels I hadn’t really discovered the joys of growing your own mushrooms until I was gifted a mushroom growing kit. Make your own mushroom risotto from scratch with this recipe! SERVES 4 | Preparation time: 20 minutes…
SUMMER ORZO SALAD WITH RED ONION

SUMMER ORZO SALAD WITH RED ONION

Mediterranean orzo pasta is great in salads, and this Greek-inspired salad is great served at your next BBQ. SERVES 6-8 Preparation time: 20 minutes | Cooking time: 10 minutes • 450g/1lb orzo pasta • 1 large cucumber, peeled and diced • 200g/7oz feta cheese, cubed • 200g/7oz black olives, sliced • 400g/14oz tomatoes, halved • 2 small red onions, finely…