Tag: Vegan

Meat Free Monday – Aleppo and Walnut Dip

Meat Free Monday – Aleppo and Walnut Dip

We are constantly looking for new dips and sauces at this time of year when we switch from eating stews and soups to dusting off the BBQ and eating lots of salads. Today, we’re making a delicious dip using aleppo peppers. The Aleppo pepper (known as pul biber [flake pepper] […]

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 – Flageolet Bean Cassoulet

Meat Free Monday – Flageolet Bean Cassoulet

Its Meat Free Monday and we’re experimenting with new vegetarian options for La Petite Bouchee our little bistro. We adore flageolet beans so it makes perfect sense to have cassoulet type dish using the ‘Caviar of beans’. “The Caviar of Beans”, flageolet are also known under numerous cultivar names, such […]

Meat Free Monday: Mizuna and Tofu Stir-Fry

Meat Free Monday: Mizuna and Tofu Stir-Fry

It’s Meat Free Monday and we’re feeling very healthy. It’s that time of year when we want to give our bodies a rest from all that rich food and reach for the wok. Today we’re cooking with Mizuna. Mizuna has been cultivated in Japan for thousands of years, but probably […]

Meat Free Monday – The Ultimate Walnut Burger

Meat Free Monday – The Ultimate Walnut Burger

Today is Meat Free Monday  we are looking at that most versatile of nuts, the walnut. In season right now, walnuts are the edible seeds of any tree from the genus Juglans, especially the Persian or  English walnut. The seeds of the black walnut tree and the butternut are also eaten as food. […]

Meat Free Monday – No Fish Seafood Delight

Meat Free Monday – No Fish Seafood Delight

Welcome back  to Meat Free MondayJenny Littman from ReSource Me. Jenny together with husband Robin, offer  ways to  reconnect you with sources of health and inspiration. Their aim is to inform and empower people who wish to take their wellbeing seriously, using natural holistic approaches. Today a raw no fish seafood delight.  One […]

Meat Free Monday – Vegetarian Bouillabaisse

Meat Free Monday – Vegetarian Bouillabaisse

Its Meat Free Monday and today we’re making a twist on an iconic classic, bouillabaisse. This vegetarian version is the recipe we use in our pop up, La Petite Bouchee and it is every bit as punchy and flavour packed as its more familiar cousin. We thought you’d like a […]

Meat Free Monday – Chilled Radish Soup

Meat Free Monday – Chilled Radish Soup

The radish (Raphanus sativus) is an edible root vegetable from the Brassicaceae family. Radishes have numerous varieties, varying in size, colour and duration of cultivation,because some can sprout from seed to small plant in as little as 3 days. The radish seems to have been one of the first European […]

Meat Free Monday – Gazpacho

Meat Free Monday – Gazpacho

Gazpacho is a flavour-packed soup made of raw vegetables and served cold, usually with a tomato base, originating in the southern Spanish region of Andalusia. Gazpacho is widely eaten in Spain and neighbouring Portugal,particularly during hot summers, when it is refreshing and cool.Gazpacho is eaten on a daily basis in this house too and there is always either a bottle in […]