Spicy Aubergine and tomato with poached eggs

We made this dish on a rainy night – it was relatively quick and heart warming. I found it in a Sunday Magazine when visiting my godmother. 1 large aubergine 2 tbsp olive oil 1 clove garlic, peeled and finely chopped (we used two cloves as we had no onions) 1 onion, peeled and finely…

Veg box 31st May 2012

Broccoli tomatoes butternut squash white cabbage carrots onions cucumber and rhubarb as a gift from allotment owner and urban gardener, Farida Vis The rhubarb attracted a lot of attention and interest on the way home with our new neighbours. Seems to be a good way of meeting people – growing giant vegetables and walking them…

Home grown: the journey

For all those who are regular visitors to this blog, you’ll have noticed we’ve changed the look of the blog. We felt the blog works better if readers can see a number of recipes and posts on the front page and then can click in to that particular recipe. If anyone has any difficulties with…

The Squirrel’s Tagine

We had a butternut squash to use from the vegbox. It’s cold and snowy outside so we fancied something heartwarming. I made this from scratch and it was absolutely yummy – be generous with the apricots! Unfortunately we were too hungry to take a photograph, but I’ll make it again soon. Drank with a lovely pumpkin seed…

Riverford Vegbox 3rd January 2012

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Chickpea and Courgette Stir-Fry with Kohl Rabbi Mash

Well, the day didn’t quite turned out how i hoped it would. To cheer myself up and, mindful of one of the 5 keys to eating (thanks to Susie Orbach), I decided to make something to suit my mood. I came across a large root vegetable. To be honest – i picked it up looked…