Author Archives: heatherlamont

About heatherlamont

I was brought up in the Belgium Congo (DRC). Trained as a nurse and midwife in England with tropical diseases from Liverpool University. Married Tony Lamont in Rhodesia (Zimbabwe). Lived in England for 20 years. Wrote GOURMET VEGAN published by Gollancz. Moved to Australia in 1995. Tony and I now live on a farm in Queensland Australia.

Preserved Lemons

This recipe was given to me by Keryn. It is delicious in salads, stews and in or with curries. Ingredients 12 ripe lemons 3 tsp rock salt 6 small bay leaves 6 small sticks of cinnamon 6 tsp black and … Continue reading

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Nectarine and Avocado Salad

We had this colourful salad for a light lunch while on holiday in Tasmania. It served four people. Ingredients 4 slices of bread of your choice 1/2 small radicchio lettuce, torn 1 punnet baby herbs, trimmed 2 nectarines, stones removed … Continue reading

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Cauliflower and Leek Croquettes

Lovely if made small as Hor-d’Oeuvres or larger in the main course in a meal. Ingredients 1 cauliflower, chop the florets and stalk finely. 1 leek, sliced finely 2 cloves garlic 1/2 tsp mustard powder 1/2 tsp cardamom, optional, I … Continue reading

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Avocado Pickle

My husband sent me this recipe which he had picked up at work. Ingredients 150 mls white or cider vinegar 1 Tbsp salt 1 Tbsp whole mustard seeds 1 tsp sugar 1/2 tsp black peppercorns 1 medium chillie, optional 2 … Continue reading

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Broccoli, Spinach and Apple Salad

A meal in a salad. Ingredients 1 large head of broccoli 80 g baby spinach 1 apple large pink lady, washed and thinly sliced 4 radishes, trimmed and thinly sliced Dressing 2 Tbsp olive oil 1 tsp mustard 40 ml … Continue reading

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Drink for a Vegan Vampire

My Grandson asked me, “What do Vegan vampires drink?” The answer, “Blood Orange Juice”.

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Roast Pumpkin Soup

Pumpkins and squash are in season. They make delicious soup are very easy to make and you can add any vegetables that are going over. They will still add nutrition and flavour. Ingredients 1 Tbsp oil 400 g butternut squash, … Continue reading

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