Monthly Archives: May 2011

Prunes Stuffed with Walnuts

Ingredients 1 lb 500g prunes walnut halves, same number as prunes boiling tea 1/2pt 250mls water 2 Tblsp sugar 1 Tblsp lemon juice Method Wash the prunes. Pour strained hot tea over them and soak overnight. Boil the prunes in … Continue reading

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Summer Fruit Soup or Sweet

This soup/sweet is full of strong flavours and therefore suitable to serve as a starter or sweet to non-vegan guests. Ingredients 2 large cooking apples, peeled, cored and thickly sliced 2 firm pears, peeled, cored and thickly sliced 6 apricots, … Continue reading

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Cold Apple Soup

For those living in the Northern¬†Hemisphere¬†with the promise of summer about to come colds soups are delicious and refreshing. For us in the Southern Hemisphere cold fruit soups make a good sweet. Ingredients The fruit should be ripe and can … Continue reading

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Bean Soup

Soups are comfort food and deliciously warming on a winters day, at this time of year in Australia. Ingredients 4ozs 125g haricot beans 4ozs 125 kidney beans 4ozs 125g runner beans 8ozs 225g tomatoes 1 red pepper 2 Tblsp oil … Continue reading

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Rice and Carrots

Ingredients 1 lb 500g cooked rice 1 lb 500g carrots, grated 1 onion, chopped 2 Tblsp oil 1 Tblsp sugar 1/2 tsp cinnamon salt juice of 1 orange Method Fry onions in oil until soft. Add carrots, sugar, cinnamon, and … Continue reading

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Almond Sauce

Gravies and Sauces add moisture to a meal and can add an extra flavour. Ingredients 2ozs 50g ground almond 1 pt 600msl vegetable stock salt and pepper 1 clove garlic, crushed 2 Tblsp chopped parsley, reserve a little to garnish … Continue reading

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Red Cabbage and Apple Salad

Ingredients 1 red cabbage 1 green eating apple, skinned 1 celery heart 1 bunch of watercress, reserve 4 sprigs Dressing 1/2 tsp each of salt and pepper 1/2 tsp dry mustard pinch of sugar 1 Tblsp lemon juice 2 Tblsps … Continue reading

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Pastry with Oil No 2

Ingredients 8ozs 225g flour 5 Tblsp vegetable oil 5 Tblsp cold water 1/4 tsp salt Method Whisk the oil and water together in a large bowl, until evenly blended. Gradually stir in the flour and salt to form a dough.Turn … Continue reading

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Pastry No 1

Vegan pastry can be bought deep-frozen. If possible make your own; this is a simple recipe. Ingredients 8ozs 225g flour 5ozs 150g vegan margarine 2 Tblsp water Method Put the margarine with the 2 Tblsp of water in a deep … Continue reading

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Sweet Potato Soup

A recipe from a dear friend, Norma, in Brisbane, Australia Ingredients 2 sweet potatoes, peeled and chopped 1 packet of spinach, washed, save a few leaves to garnish 3 onions, chopped 2pts 1Lt water 1 ins 2.5cms ginger, peeled and … Continue reading

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