Roasted Turnips

This turnip recipe is adapted from http://www.bojongourmet.com. Turnips are wonderful things, when fresh and small, strangely its quite difficult to find recipes – turnips don’t feature in any of my cook books. It turns out as a really tasty side dish, the lemon juice and salt give the soft turnips a punch. I tried adding…

Cabbage and Kohlrabi Salad

This is my favorite use of kohlrabi, last time I made it I didn’t actually use cabbage or cherries, grated the kohlrabi and halved the dressing. I’m posting this recipe for  ‏@ancientnmodern. You can find it on page 99 of Yotam Ottolenghi‘s Plenty. 1 medium kohlrabi (240g) 1/2 white cabbage (240g) large bunch of dill,…

Veg Box – 26 Jan 2012

We’ve decided to have a veg box delivered fortnightly instead of weekly. Mainly to save money but also to ensure we use every last vegetable before the next vegbox is delivered. This fortnight’s box contains: Leeks Butternut Squash Brussel Sprouts Parsnips Cabbage Carrots Red Onions Onions Beetroot So far I am imagining a Butternut Squash…

The perfect Daal and Cabbage

The evenings are getting cold and the dinners are getting hotter in Manchester. Here is a good combination of Indian recipes which don’t require too much skill and use up one of the few cabbages we have waiting in the fridge this time of year. To make the Daal – Madhur Jaffrey’s in this case…

Kohlrabi, Bean and Cabbage Soup

This one is a winner! Taken from River Cafe Cookbook Green and adapted to what I had in the fridge, I swapped the celeriac for kohlrabi and the savoy cabbage for a pointed cabbage along with some cannellini beans to make up the loss on chickpeas in my cupboard. 1 Medium Kohlrabi 1 tin chickpeas…

Nigel Slater’s Cabbage and Black Beans

A really simple supper that’s quick to make and feeds 4 as a side. Adapted from Real Fast Food. 1 can black eye beans 1 savoy cabbage, shredded 2 onions, finely shredded 3 tablespoons olive oil salt pepper Heat 1 tbs oil in a frying pan and add the drained tin of beans, fry for…