Vegetarian Spaghetti Bolognese

One of our favourite comfort meals, particularly when we have just returned home from a long haul trip, is Spaghetti Bolognese. Spaghetti Bolognese is what I knew as ‘Spaghetti with Meat Sauce’ when I was a child in Canada. The thing is my family and I are really trying to cut back on the amount Read More…

Spaghetti Primavera al Limone

Spaghetti al Limone is a classic Italian dish with clean, bright flavours. The addition of fresh, lightly steamed spring vegetables in this Spaghetti Primavera al Limone elevates it to the sublime. I first learned about Spaghetti al Limone when I read Gwyneth Paltrow’s cookbook, My Father’s Daughter (or Notes from my Kitchen Table as it was titled Read More…

Vegetarian Menu Planning for NVW

National Vegetarian Week 18-24 May 2015, sponsored by ‘Nothing But snacks’, is all about sharing. So whatever your favourite veggie recipe it’s time to get preparing, get making and get sharing. In celebration of National Vegetarian Week, this May the Vegetarian Society is visiting seven locations across the UK giving out free pizza slices and celebrating how Read More…

Easy Provencal Vegetable Gratin

This easily adaptable recipe for Provençal Vegetable Gratin features regularly the menu at our house. It makes a fantastic side dish with just about anything but it’s also perfect for Meatless Monday as a satisfying vegetarian main dish. And yes, there’s a story behind this recipe as well! Back in 1997, I was daunted by Read More…

10 Ways to Use Roasted Vegetables

It’s easy to make vegetarian meals when you have roasted vegetables on hand. In fact, when I have roasted vegetables in the fridge I know that I’m only minutes away from creating something delicious, nutritious and perfect for a meatless meal anytime. So this week for Meatless Monday I’m sharing my 10 favourite ways to Read More…