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…

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…

Easy Vegetarian Lasagna Casserole

Homemade Vegetarian Lasagna is one of our favourite meatless Monday meals but let’s face it, it isn’t all that quick or easy to make. So I created this Easy Vegetarian Lasagna Casserole for days when I’m craving the taste and comfort of lasagna but don’t want a lot of hard work. It does take a bit of Read More…

Easy Vegetable Pot Pies

Who says you can’t have comforting pot pie if you are trying to cut back on meat? My Easy Vegetable Pot Pies mean you definitely can! This vegetarian version of a classic comfort food tastes great and it’s perfect for using up vegetables that are a little past their prime. Gently stewing the vegetables brings Read More…

National Vegetarian Week – Grilled Vegetable Tian

It’s much easier than you think to reduce the amount of meat that you eat benefitting your health, your budget and the environment. It’s National Vegetarian Week in the UK, and I’m celebrating it here on The 21st Century Housewife as well. I want to highlight the abundant variety of wonderful vegetarian recipes there are out Read More…