A great winter recipe for when you can get some lovely leeks and need something warming and substantial for dinner.
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This may not sound like an obvious combination but when the brussles are finely sliced and fried they get the seal of approval from even the most avowed brussel-sprout disliker (my tip – don’t tell them what they’re eating and they’ll never guess!). You can also cook the night before and serve at room temperature. […]
The idea for this recipe and the dressing comes from Denis Cotter’s ‘For The Love of Food’ book. His main ingredients for salad are borlotti beans, pumpkin and brussle sprout tops, so you could try these for a winter salad. The maple-sesame dressing is a real winner – sweet, nutty, spicy and filling. As it […]
This recipe by Otto Lenghi appeared a good while ago in the Guardian Weekend magazine, and it’s been pinned to my fridge door since! I tend to think of Kale as a winter vegetable, but you can get some nice curly kale this time of year and this salad is ideal for the warmer evenings.
A vegetarian version of this winter classic, the sweet potato topping gives a nice balance to the strongly flavoured lentils, however you can use a normal potato mash for a more traditional finish!
Lentils have been so inextricably linked to dull vegetarian diets in the past that I think I have subconsciously veered away from them. This recipe proves that fear completely unfounded – the fresh herbs and green beans combine with nutty lentils to make a very tasty, very moreish dinner.