Author Archives: heatherlamont

Sangria

Lovely to drink in the early evening as the sun goes down on a hot day. Ingredients 1 bottle dry white wine, chilled 400 ml apple juice, chilled 400 ml peach juice, chilled 1/4 lemon, thinly sliced 1/2 orange, thinly … Continue reading

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Chickpea Soup

Thank you Mavis for this quick, easy and filling soup. Nice and warming on these cold winter nights. Ingredients 1 Tbsp olive oil 2 onions, chopped 4 cloves garlic, crushed 250 ml vegetable stock 410g can of tomatoes, chopped with … Continue reading

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Herb Risotto with Red Pepper Puree

This recipe is very colourful. Ingredients 1 Tbsp olive oil 1 small onion, chopped 1 clove garlic, crushed 400 ml 3/4 pt vegetable stock, heated 3 Tbsp watercress, Chopped 6 Tbsp basil or coriander, or both according to taste 1 … Continue reading

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Summer Fruit and Lavender Brulee

It is summer where my sister-in-law lives and she has given me this recipe, thanks Marina. Ingredients Mixed summer fruit ie. strawberries, raspberries, blueberries or your choice of fruit 1 tsp lavender 1 Tbsp demerara sugar 1 carton of soy … Continue reading

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Banana Soup

Since breaking my shoulder I have found it difficult and dangerous to work in the kitchen. My husband has been a wonder and cooked up delicious meals. This was his offering last night as we had too many ripe bananas. … Continue reading

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Lavender, Apple and Celeriac Soup

Another lavender recipe from my sister-in-law, Marina. Thank you. Ingredients 1 large onion, peeled and chopped 25 g vegan margarine 1 celeriac, peeled and cubed 1 cooking apple, peeled, cored and chopped 1 Tbsp dried lavender 500 ml vegetable stock … Continue reading

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Tomato, Mushroom and Olives Tart

A healthy and filling meal. Ingredients 1 sheet of shortcrust pastry 1 Kg red onions, thinly sliced 1 punnet button mushrooms, sliced 4 large tomatoes, sliced 100g pitted black olives, halved 150 ml olive oil salt and pepper to taste … Continue reading

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