Tag: Meat Free Monday

Meat Free Monday – British Leek Lasagne

Meat Free Monday – British Leek Lasagne

We’re celebrating the beginning of the British leek season which runs from November 1st through to April with a great recipe second only to Cauliflower, leeks are a fantastic winter British vegetable and as well as tasting delicious, they’re great for your health too. The leek is one British green that provides […]

Meat Free Monday – Tomato and Okra Stew

Meat Free Monday – Tomato and Okra Stew

It’s Meat Free Monday and we’re looking at one of my favourite fruits, the humble tomato. It’s also British tomato week and so we’re celebrating by cooking a tomato and okra stew. The tomato is the fruit/berry of Solanum copersicum, a plant from the nightshade family, commonly called  a tomato plant. […]

Meat Free Monday -Mexican Bean Stew

Meat Free Monday -Mexican Bean Stew

Dysphaniaambrosioides, formerly Chenopodiumambrosioides, known asepazote,wormseed, Jesuit’s tea, Mexican-tea,paico, or herbasanctiMariæ, is a herb native to Central America, South America, and southern Mexico.  Also, it is grown in warm temperate to subtropical areas of Europe and the United States (Missouri, New England, Eastern United States), where it sometimes becomes an invasive […]

Meat Free Monday – Candied Cedrat

Meat Free Monday – Candied Cedrat

Today we are in Corsica, or the Ile de  Beaute to the French, Kalliste (beautiful) to the Greeks. Sitting in azure, translucent, unpolluted waters, it is situated 125 kilometres south of the Gulf of Genoa, 82 kilometres west of the Italian coast, 12 km from Sardinia and some 450 kilometres east […]

Meat Free Monday – Yucca Tossed In Garlic Sauce

Meat Free Monday – Yucca Tossed In Garlic Sauce

Welcome to Meat Free Monday and we’re cooking up Yucca Tossed in Garlic Sauce, other wise known as Yuca Con Mojo, a Central American and Caribbean side dish made by marinading yuca root in garlic, lime, and olive oil. We are using onions in our marinade. This dish is one of Cuba’s […]

Meat Free Monday – Nut Butter

Meat Free Monday – Nut Butter

Welcome to Meat Free Monday. It was an afternoon experimenting with our Nutribullet that led us to making nut butter almost instantaneously. Laura and Karen from Crystal Palace Market had come armed with Brazil nuts and so  the experimenting began. Lets find out more about it. A nut butter is […]

Meat Free Monday : Kombucha

Meat Free Monday : Kombucha

Anita-Clare has become a fermentation  enthusiast. She loves the health benefits and I am happy to say I am a willing guinea- pig and a happy recipient! We’ve already written about Kimchi and Sauerkraut, today it is the turn of Kombucha. Kombucha (Russian: chaynyy grib  Chinese:  chájūn , Korean: hongchabeoseotcha, […]