spring vegetable braise with pasta

spring vegetable braise with pasta

I love spring. I love it for the light, the warmth and the sense of renewal and hope. I also love the return of delicious spring vegetables. This dish is so easy to make, a few small vegetables, some herbs, stock, oil, vegan butter and lemon 

carrot and beetroot salad with garlic and dill vinaigrette

carrot and beetroot salad with garlic and dill vinaigrette

After my few months of Smith & Deli sandwich consumption, I need to get back to some lighter eating. The weather has warmed up so it seems right for salads to make a big comeback in my diet. This one I discovered at a dinner at my sister’s a 

pickled cucumbers

pickled cucumbers

A kilo or so of small lebanese cucumbers that were not going to last the weekend landed in my possession, courtesy of some leftovers at Fareshare. I hate waste, so I used them to make some pickled cucumbers. I’d got the idea to do this after 

buffalo cauliflower bites with ranch dressing

buffalo cauliflower bites with ranch dressing

I went to a birthday party recently and the vegan finger food was just wonderful.  Most of it was made by a friend of the hosts and a couple of dishes in particular were standouts.  These cauliflower bites were probably my favourite and I came home on