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.

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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Charred Capsicum Dip

A tasty colourful dip with a drink before the meal. Ingredients 4 red pcapsicums 2 tsp olive oil 8 small pitta breads divided into 4 to make pockets 4 cloves garlic 1 tsp cayenne pepper 1 tsp ground cumin 3 … Continue reading

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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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