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.

Halloween Sweet Potato Crisps

I made these crisps for our local Halloween party last week end. The recipe idea came from the free Woolworths magazine. I only had a knife, no cutters, so I found it very labour and time intense but it was … Continue reading

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Beetroot and Lentil Salad

This recipe is for Andrea who loves beetroot! Ingredients 4 raw beetroots, scrub and cut into wedges 1 tin brown lentils 4 Tbsp olive oil 2 punnet of cherry tomatoes 4 tsp white wine vinegar 2 tsp Dijon mustard 2 … Continue reading

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Blackberry Balls

A healthy snack or for afternoon tea. Ingredients 200g porridge oats 50g blackberries 10 dates, depipped 50g desiccated coconut 1 vanilla pod, scraped 1 tsp cinnamon 25g desiccated coconut for rolling the balls in. Method In a blender blend the … Continue reading

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Sweetcorn Chowder with Avocado Salsa

Thank you Josh for this colourful meal. Ingredients 2 Tbsp olive oil 3 corn on the cob, trimmed and kernels removed 1 leek, washed and chopped 4 potatoes, washed and chopped 2 cloves garlic, crushed 1 tsp paprika 500 ml … Continue reading

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Red Capsicum Dip

Ingredients 4 red capsicums 400g tin chickpeas, drained 2 Tbsp tahini 2 Tbsp lemon juice 2 Tbsp olive oil 1 Tbsp water 1 clove of garlic, crushed 1/2 tsp ground paprika 1/2 tsp ground cumin freshly ground pepper to taste … Continue reading

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Cold Tomato and Basil Soup

This recipe came from our friend Peat in Spain. He had successfully served it to guests. Our weather is warming up 31C today so we may be enjoying cold meals soon. Ingredients 8 ripe tomatoes, quartered small bunch of basil, … Continue reading

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Sesame Crumbed Tofu

Tofu is a healthy food high in protein and containing iron, magnesium and calcium but low in calories and no cholesterol. Ingredients 300g firm tofu, patted dry with kitchen paper 420g pkt vegan noodles 75 gm plain flour 35 gm … Continue reading

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