Monthly Archives: May 2012

Saute Potatoes

VEGETABLE DISH From Emma who is very Irish. Ingredients 11/2 Lbs 700 gms potatoes 2 Tblsp olive oil 1 oz 25 gms vegan margarine salt and pepper 1 Dsp chopped parsley Method Scrub the potatoes and boil in their jackets … Continue reading

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Red Cabbage and Apple

VEGETABLE DISH Val served this cabbage to us at a dinner party. The notes that she sent me read “I either cook this in the oven, if convenient , otherwise on the hob”. The dish is super for dinner parties … Continue reading

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Peanut Butter Sauce

SAUCES This recipe was served to us by my friend, Margaret, in Brisbane. Ingredients 2 ozs 50 gms creamed coconut 1/4 pt 150 mls hot water 4 ozs 125 gms crunchy peanut butter 1 tsp demerara sugar 2 tsp soya … Continue reading

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Beans with a Sauce

MAIN COURSE I have included a wide range of Sauces in this blog, which if poured over cooked beans or a bowl of three varieties of beans will make a tasty main course. If kept in the refrigerator for several … Continue reading

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Lime and Basil Vinaigrette

DRESSING Ingredients 4 ozs 125 gms olive oil 4 ozs 125 gms lime juice 1 small fresh chilli, finely chopped 1 Tblsp fresh basil, chopped 1/2 tsp caster sugar Method Place all the ingredients in a jar with a lid … Continue reading

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Pickled Pears

PICKLES Ingredients 1.8 Kg 4 Lbs Conference pears 600 mls 1 pt malt vinegar 900 gms 2 Lbs granulated sugar 2 tsp whole cloves 2 tsp allspice berries 2.5 cm 1 inch root ginger, peeled and sliced 1 stick of … Continue reading

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Aubergine Fried

VEGETABLE Ingredients 4 medium aubergines salt and black pepper 2 Tblsp olive oil Method Cut the aubergines in half lengthways, make several 1/2 inch 1 cm slashes in the sides. Sprinkle all over with salt and leave for 30 minutes. … Continue reading

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