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Lentil Rice

Lentil Rice

This brown lentil rice dish is another one of my favourite #Persian dishes that I always remember my mum cooking up as a last minute type of dish as it is quick and easy to make and you always seem to have rice and lentils lurking in the store cupboard right? Here is what you […]

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Trio of Hummus

Trio of Hummus

Delicious and healthy snacks to enjoy on long dark cold evenings is always a good thing. Hummus is nutritious and filled with natural proteins and vitamins and when you add healthy fats and flavours, they are a great healthy choice for an evening snack as well as a sandwich filler, dipper and a side to […]

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Sesame Kale

Roasted Sesame Kale Chips

For a delicious and healthy snack, you can’t go wrong with these tasty kale chips. The good thing about kale is that you can flavour it with pretty much any herb and spice and it will taste great. Ingredients 1 large pack of kale (450g) 2 tbsp sesame seeds (white, black or mixed) Pinch of […]

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Persian Green Bean Rice Dish

Persian Green Bean Rice

Persians eat a lot of rice dishes and this is one of my favourites which is moist, full of protein and vitamins and absolutely delicious and great for the winter evenings. Serves 6 Ingredients 3 cups basmati rice white, rinsed (cooked al-dente with 6 cups of water and a pinch of salt and then rinsed […]

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Vegan Vegetable Katsu Curry

Vegetable Katsu Curry

As the weather is starting to get colder, what better way to enjoy #meatfreemonday than with my delicious #vegan recipe for ‘Vegetable & Tofu Katsu Curry’. This is a dish that will surely warm you up and keep you nicely full through the day (I enjoyed this for lunch however you can prepare this and […]

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chickpea pancakes avocado salsa

Vegan Chickpea Pancakes

These are not only extremely delicious and filling, these pancakes are gluten free & vegan. They are delicious served up with sweet and/or savoury toppings. The picture I am showcasing here is what I enjoyed for lunch, something light and quick, topped with avocado, tomatoes, fresh mint & coriander leaves with a drizzle of olive […]

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Aubergine Curry

Aubergine, Chickpea & Potato Curry

This nutritious and very tasty dish has recently become a favourite of mine, with its warming herbs and spices as well as being versatile enough to add pretty much any vegetables you like (or have left over in the fridge) and any bean you prefer (I love chickpeas, butterbeans, kidney beans and they all work […]

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Tamarind Ginger Tofu

This is a delicious, nutritious and quick dish to make up, especially for a busy Monday. Serves 2 Ingredients 1 pack firm tofu (280g) 8-10 Shitake mushrooms 1 pack Mangetout (green beans) ½ red chili 1 inch fresh ginger 1 tbsp. tamari soya sauce 2 tsp tamarind paste 6 tbsp. corn flour/tapioca flour or gluten […]

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