Bag up some herbs

Bag up some herbs

Quick and easy projects for beginners This is a really simple cheap mini hanging veg garden made from an upcycled a Kitchen Garden Goody bag (sold at Harrogate Flower Shows. Come and visit us this year April 20-23). With a charge for plastic bags we are seeing a lot more of these cotton shoppers are all over the place and…
Roast Garlic, Mushroom & Nut Pate

Roast Garlic, Mushroom & Nut Pate

This vegan pâté is sure to take your fancy, and is a speedy dish to prepare. It’s delicious on hot toast or crackers. SERVES4 Preparation time: 15 minutes Cooking time: 15 minutes • 250g/9oz organic chestnut mushrooms, chopped roughly • 60g/2oz unsalted mixed nuts, such as walnuts or hazelnuts • 1 whole garlic • 1 tbsp olive oil • ½…
Herb Butter Hasselback Potatoes

Herb Butter Hasselback Potatoes

Bring a little Nordic charm to your Christmas table with these tasty Swedish potatoes.  Smother them in herb butter for a sure crowd pleaser over the festive period. They make a great alternative to a roasted spud. SERVES 4 Preparation time: 10 minutes Cooking time: 45 minutes • 12 medium potatoes • 2 tbsp olive oil • 60g/2oz butter, melted…
Lentil Stuffed Peppers

Lentil Stuffed Peppers

A quick and easy stuffed pepper recipe, perfect to serve at a barbecue. SERVES 6 • 200g (7oz) red or green lentils • 2 tbsp olive oil • 1 onion, peeled and finely chopped • 1 carrot, grated • 3 garlic cloves, peeled and finely chopped • A handful of cherry tomatoes, chopped • 125ml (4½fl oz) vegetable stock •…
New Potato & Cherry Tomato Bake

New Potato & Cherry Tomato Bake

A hearty and delicious bake which is easy to assemble. SERVES 4 • 500g (1lb) new potatoes • 300g (10oz) cherry tomatoes • A few knobs of butter, plus extra for greasing • 4-5 thyme sprigs • 100g (3½oz) Gruyère, grated • 100g (3½oz) Parmesan (or vegetarian alternative), grated • 250ml (9fl oz) pot double cream • 200ml (7fl oz)…