Oven Dried Tomatoes

Oven Dried Tomatoes

Oven dried tomatoes are a fantastic way to add a burst of flavour and colour to any dish, including salads, pasta, tarts or omelettes. You can use tomatoes which may be a little lackluster in flavour too, as the slow drying intensifies the taste. I have included 2...
Jerk Halloumi Sliders

Jerk Halloumi Sliders

We made these jerk halloumi sliders as canapés for a recent vegetarian catering contract. Sliders are trendy miniature burgers primarily filled with hamburgers, but we have created these tasty little mouthfuls to cater for the vegetarian masses. We made our own...
Beetroot Carpaccio

Beetroot Carpaccio

Beetroot carpaccio is a great vegetarian version of the Italian classic. I love the deep earthy flavours and rich ruby colour of beetroot, served with a lemon caper dressing. The lemon in the dressing mascerates the raw onion, removing the strong bitter taste and...
Roasted Aubergine with Herbs

Roasted Aubergine with Herbs

A fragrant and flavoursome roasted aubergine antipasto salad, with aromas of the Mediterranean and a kick from the chilli. It is an excellent make-ahead dish as it can be served warm or at room temperature. Aubergines love oil – I have reduced the oil used...
Carrot and Coconut Salad

Carrot and Coconut Salad

  This carrot coconut salad is a recipe adapted from my favourite café in Gloucester, Peppers. They have a wonderful self-service salad bar with a wide selection of freshly made salads including wild rice and pumpkin seeds, pesto chickpeas, and yep, carrot and...