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.

Granola with Fruit and Soy Yoghurt

We ate this delicious and very attractive breakfast at Cairns Art Centre. Ingredients 1 packet toasted granola chunks 1 tub soy yoghurt 4 oranges 2 bananas 4 kiwi fruit 8 strawberries 1 punnet raspberries 1 punnet Blueberries 50g almonds method … Continue reading

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Hummus with Turmeric, Nuts and accompaniments

We were in Forli, Italy at a Vegan Restaurant and this was my main meal. It was both filling and tasty. Ingredients 1 small tub of hummus 1 tsp turmeric elixir 25mg walnuts, toasted and crushed vinaigrette dressing, served in … Continue reading

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Sweetcorn and Apple Salad

Adds colour and flavour as a side salad. Ingredients 1 small sweetcorn, steamed 1 Granny Smith apple 1 shallot, finely chopped 1 Tbsp chopped parsley 3 Tbsp virgin olive oil 1 Tbsp red wine 1 tsp Balsamic vinegar 1 tsp … Continue reading

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Orange Sauce

Another recipe from our host Leni in Umbria, Italy. This sauce can be used as a savoury sauce or a sweet sauce. It is nice instead of a pesto over pasta with chopped mushrooms and parsley or as a sauce … Continue reading

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Balsamic Reduction Sauce

A recipe from our host, Leni, in Umbria, Italy. Ingredients 250 ml Balsamic vinegar 125 ml red wine 125 ml port 4 black peppercorns 2 small shallots, peeled 1 bay leaf 3 cm of orange rind Method Place all the … Continue reading

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Tomato, Lentil and Kumara Soup

These cold evenings lend themselves to a warming soup. Ingredients 4 tbsp vegetable oil 1 red onion, peeled and chopped 4 cloves garlic, peeled 1 Tbsp tomato paste 500g tomatoes, skins removed 500g kumara, peeled and chopped 200g red lentils, … Continue reading

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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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