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.

Chickpea Curry

We were delighted at how taste and filling this curry was and so easy to make. Ingredients 2 tbsp olive oil 1 large onion, finely diced 4 cloves garlic, crushed 1 tbsp fresh ginger, grated 1 tbsp ground coriander 1 … Continue reading

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Mango on Toast

We used up the last of our home grown fresh mangoes for breakfast. There were three options. Ingredients mangoes, peeled and sliced off the seed bread, toasted vegan margarine marmalade avocado soy yogurt Method Toast a number of slices of … Continue reading

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Chickpea and Tomato Soup

Arriving late home I found my husband making this Chickpea soup and the Sacco bread. It was a delicious meal, especially as I had not had to cook! We intend to make it again at the weekend when we can … Continue reading

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This is a French recipe which my husband made to accompany our soup. Ingredients 1 cup chickpea flour 1 cup water 1 tsp olive oil 1/4 tsp salt 1 tsp mixed spices Method Stir the chickpea flour into the water … Continue reading

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Mango Jam

This recipe from Tony is so simple. Ingredients 2 Kg mango, Peeled and chopped small 250 g crystallized ginger, Sliced small 1 lemon, zest cut small and lemon squeezed and chopped finely 1 3/4 Kg sugar Method Place all the … Continue reading

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Lime Ice Sweet

This lime ice makes a delicious accompaniment to most fruit desserts. Choose your favourite fruit or fruit in season. Ingredients 7 limes 220g caster sugar 1/2 sweet pineapple, peeled cored and cut into 2 cm chunks 2 mangoes, peeled stoned … Continue reading

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Sweetcorn, Snow Peas and Asparagus Salad

A colourful crisp salad for this hot weather. Ingredients half a Chinese cabbage thinly sliced 1 tin sweetcorn, drained 1 bunch of asparagus, trimmed and sliced longwise 200g snow peas, string removed and sliced longwise 1 carrot sliced into matchsticks … Continue reading

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