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.

Tomato and Bean Pasta

Great for colour and texture. Ingredients 4 large ripe tomatoes, Peeled 4 tsp olive oil 1 small red onion 2 cloves of garlic, crushed 4 tsp tomato paste 1 tsp brown sugar 1 tsp balsamic vinegar 200g pasta, bow-tie looks … Continue reading

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Caramelised Onion with Noodles

This recipe was sent to me by our friend Peat in Spain. My husband cooked it beautifully. Ingredients 4 Tbsp oil 3 large onions, peeled and sliced 3 garlic cloves, peeled and finely sliced 1/2 tsp salt 1 red chilli, … Continue reading

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Garam Masala

I used Garam Masala in the Spiced Cauliflower Soup recipe. It can be bought in the supermarkets but is fun to make yourself and fresher giving a more intense flavour. Ingredients  3 Tbsps coriander seeds 3 Tbsps cumin seeds 6 … Continue reading

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Spiced Cauliflower Soup

This recipe came from one of our visits to India.  Ingredients 4 Tbsps coconut oil 1 cauliflower, cut into florets  1 clove garlic, crushed 1 Tbsp mustard seeds 10 curry leaves 3 onions, chopped 1/4 tsp cayenne pepper 750 ml … Continue reading

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Strawberry Salad

We ate this refreshing and colourful salad in Milan, Italy. Ingredients 1 punnet strawberries 1 pkt rocket 25 g sliced almonds 1 tsp Balsamic vinegar Method Wash and dry the rocket and divide between 4 plates. Wash and quarter the … Continue reading

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Vegetable Love, Vegan’s Beware.

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Potato Salad with Tomatoes

We ate this filling salad with our lunch in Rome. Ingredients 4 large potatoes 4 tomatoes, very ripe 1/2 tsp mixed dried herbs Pinch of chilli flakes olive oil Sprig of basil Method Peel and boil the potatoes until cooked. … Continue reading

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