Archive of ‘Vegetarian’ category

Sweetcorn Fritters

sweetcorn frittersSweetcorn fritters are so cheery! Bright yellow kernels flecked with chilli and spring onion fried until crisp and then served with a rainbow salad can make your kitchen feel summery whatever the temperature.

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Warm Paneer Salad

BtATg2pIUAAVraH As it always is when returning from a holiday, I crave vegetables when we come back. We’ve just returned from 5 lovely days in Cornwall where we became very well acquainted with the local delicacies of proper fish and chips and clotted cream.

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Sev Khamni – Gujarati snack

sev khamni-001Sev Khamni a widely available Gujarati street food snack, – or ‘naasto’ – which describes a small snack, usually in the afternoon with masala chai. The ‘khamni’ is the main part of this dish, a soft chickpea ‘porridge’ with ginger, garlic and chilli, it is then topped with ‘sev’ which are small fried chickpea noodles. It’s meant to be soft and comforting, to fill you up in the afternoon – the sev on top provides crunch and texture, the mix of soft and crunchy is very important in most Gujarati snacks. (more…)

Homemade Paneer

homemade paneer-003Make your own cheese! Homemade paneer is surprisingly easy, and you only need two ingredients – whole milk and lemon juice. You just need to slowly boil milk, add the lemon and then strain when it separates into curds and whey. (more…)

Vegetarian Dining in Paris

eiffel tower Earlier this month I celebrated a very important birthday in the beautiful city of Paris. We’ve visited once before and it was lovely to see the city again, we revisited some of our favourite places to eat and tracked down some new places. From my research it seemed like Paris was becoming easier for vegetarians, the hipsters have certainly landed (I think they are called bobos in Paris) and this means their cafes and restaurants nearly always have a vegetarian option, and it’s not your usual salade au chevre either. Mr was very happy for the few days we spent in the city as he ate well instead of being drowned in cheese based dishes.

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