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My veg bag

Tomato and chunky parsley pesto rolls

I call it chunky pesto but there likely is a word for it that means ‘salad ingredients chopped finely to be fancy’.   Before: Take fresh parsley, a garlic clove, a handful of almonds, salt, olive oil and nutrition yeast. … Continue reading

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Yummy ginger and tofu rice

You know how it is; you get side tracked and then realise that it’s late, you still haven’t had dinner and you’re hungry! Before I started with: Tofu – from a batch I made in the morning Pattypan squash – … Continue reading

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What to do with turnip greens

So turnip greens appeared in my veg bag this week. While not common in the UK apparently they are common in the rest of the world. My searches for recipes showed them stir fried, steamed and lightly boiled. Olive oil … Continue reading

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Comforting and creamy – what’s in my veg bag?

Hello spring greens. Amongst this week’s inspiring selection of veg was kale, chard, salad leaves, parsnips, onions, carrots and swede.   Rice with chickpeas and chard What do you cook when you have a friend coming to dinner, a fridge … Continue reading

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Triple greens – what’s in my veg bag?

I was very happy to get a triple dose of greens in my veg bag; cabbage, kale and spinach. Plus the usual suspects in the form of carrots and parsnips. Homemade pasta with beanballs I’ve been working on my homemade … Continue reading

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Photo fail – what’s in my veg bag?

I love to document what I cook from my veg bag contents. It’s handy for when I can’t decide what to cook or recall a recipe.  However I’m still building the habit of actually remembering to make the dish look … Continue reading

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What’s in my veg bag this week? hello spring

  The veg bag this week had leeks and cauliflower as well as the usual suspects. Immediately my brain began buzzing over the contents of my veg bag as I though about what meals I could create… Chickpea cutlets with … Continue reading

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What’s in my veg bag? The cook once, eat twice week

At the start of the winter I’m really keen to savour the flavour of each vegetable and tend to cook dishes that reflect this. However as the colder weather drags on and you realise how few fresh vegetables are available … Continue reading

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What’s in my veg bag? The Jerusalem Artichoke week

Experience has led me to be suspicious of Jerusalem Artichokes. A friend gave me a bagful some years ago and I made soup with them. The after effects meant I was cautious in my consumption. Happily I still love cabbage, … Continue reading

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What’s in my veg box? Carrot hot dogs!

I was pretty excited about this week's vegetables. I love leeks, hadn't done anything with swede for ages and had suddenly decided the time had come to make carrot hot dogs! Pasta with cabbage and miso This is was so … Continue reading

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