A Vegetarian Burns Night – Not So Offal Haggis

January 25, Burns Night, marks the annual celebration of Scotland’s national poet, Robert Burns. It’s generally a very meaty celebration, but you can enjoy a delicious Vegetarian Burns Night too. Robbie Burns’ is a legend in Scotland as well as further afield. His huge volume of work includes ‘Auld Lang Syne’ and every year his fans celebrate with a special Read More…

Parsnip Topped Vegetable Pot Pies

I first published this recipe for Parsnip Topped Vegetable Pot Pies last January but it’s too good not to share again! It’s an easy, nutrient dense way to help you incorporate vegetarian meals in your family’s diet. The filling is full of tasty vegetables and the crispy parsnip rosti topping makes these wonderful pot pies pure comfort Read More…

Pasta alla Norma With a Twist

One of my absolute favourite pasta dishes is Pasta alla Norma, a traditional Sicilian dish originally made in the city of Catania. It traditionally consists of pasta served with an eggplant and ricotta cheese sauce. The story goes that back in the 1800’s Nino Martoglio, a Sicilian writer and theatre director, was so impressed when he Read More…

Vegetarian Dinner Ideas for Back to School

Now September has arrived, easy back to school dinner ideas are more important than ever. Enjoying a few vegetarian meals each week benefits your health, your budget and the planet so it’s important to include meat free recipes in your menu rotation too. These vegetarian dinner ideas make it easy – and they are so hearty they will Read More…

Ratatouille and How To Eat

Ratatouille is so versatile. You can serve it as a side dish, as a pasta sauce, or just on it’s own with some crusty bread on the side. I’ve even served it as a pot pie. It takes a while to cook, but all the chopping and stirring can be very therapeutic in its own way. Read More…