Monthly Archives: May 2012

Date Flapjacks

CAKES This recipe makes 15 squares. Ingredients 4 ozs 125 gms dates 2 ozs 50 gms syrup 1/2 ozs 15 gms malt 4 ozs 125 gms rolled oats 1 ozs 25 gms vegan margarine Method Cover the dates with water … Continue reading

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Mixed Vegetable Curry

MAIN COURSE Another delicious and warming recipe for these cold days. Ingredients 2 Tblsp olive oil 2 onions, chopped 1 clove garlic, crushed 1 Tblsp mustard seeds 1 tsp coriander seeds 1 tsp cumin seeds 1 tsp turmeric 1 tsp … Continue reading

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Pumpkin Mashed

VEGETABLE Ingredients 1 lb 450 gms pumpkin 1 oz 25 gms vegan margarine 1 tsp cinnamon salt and pepper Method Peel pumpkin and remove pips. Cut into chunks and boil for 15 minutes until tender. Drain well. Return to a … Continue reading

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Vegetable Barley Soup

SOUPS We are having most unseasonable weather it is down to single figures with low lying mist on the mountains and ghutti in the air and we are neither in the UK nor Africa but Far North Queensland the Sunshine … Continue reading

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Chickpea Curry

MAIN COURSE My Indian friend, Prathibha, gave me this recipe and hopes you enjoy it. I must say it is delicious. Ingredients 1 cup chickpeas 1 Tblsp olive oil 1 tsp ginger paste 1 tsp garlic paste 1 tin diced … Continue reading

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Lentil Salad

SALAD Ingredients 8 ozs 225 gms brown lentils, soaked overnight salt 5 fl ozs 150 mls Vegetable Dressing 3 Tblsp, chopped parsley Method Drain lentils and boil them in fresh water until nearly tender, about 1 hour. Add salt towards … Continue reading

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Red Coleslaw with Celery

SALAD Ingredients 1 small red cabbage 1/2 head of celery 3 oranges 2 ozs 50 gms walnut halves salt and pepper 1/2 tsp mustard 1 Tblsp olive oil Method Finely shred the cabbage. Chop the celery into short lengths. Peel … Continue reading

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