Monthly Archives: December 2011

Blaasops, Pickled mangoes

Blaasops are green mangoes, picked when they are the size of a lemon.    

Posted in Pickles and Chutneys | 2 Comments

Trifle

SWEET This recipe comes from South Africa where my sister-in-law, Allouise, served it one Christmas. This is my 250th vegan recipe blog! I will be signing off now as our first guest are arriving. I will be back in the … Continue reading

Posted in Sweets and Desserts | 2 Comments

Raisin Lattice Pie

DESSERTS This is my favourite dessert and when asked on Radio Leicester what I would serve my non-vegan friends for dessert this is what I replied. Ingredients 8 ozs 225 g wholemeal flour 1/2 tsp salt 4 ozs 125 g … Continue reading

Posted in Sweets and Desserts | Leave a comment

Sweetcorn Ratatouille

MAIN COURSE You cannot have Christmas without a ratatouille and this is one of my favourite meals. Ingredients 1 large aubergine 1 large red pepper or green 1 onion 1 courgette 3 large tomatoes 3 Tblsp oil 1 clove garlic, … Continue reading

Posted in Main course | Leave a comment

Castagnaccio

CAKES Mrs. Grimaldi gave my husband this recipe for me and assured him it was typical of Tuscany, a region in the centre of Italy, and eaten over the Christmas period. Ingredients 8 ozs 225g chestnut flour 4 ozs 125 … Continue reading

Posted in Cakes and Breads | Leave a comment

Sylvia’s Frozen Bananas

SWEET This sweet was served to us on a hot December day on a farm near Adelaide, Australia. Ingredients 8 ripe bananas, peeled 1 lb 450g carob, melted 4 ozs 125g sesame seeds or chopped nuts Method Cover the bananas … Continue reading

Posted in Sweets and Desserts | Leave a comment

Vegetable Crumble

MAIN COURSE A delicious dish to serve over the Christmas period. Ingredients 6ozs 175g cauliflower florets 4 ozs 125g broccoli florets 8 ozs 225g courgettes, chopped 1 red pepper, diced 2 ozs 50g frozen peas 1 leek, cleaned and chopped … Continue reading

Posted in Main course | Leave a comment