An Autumnal Bake

Another using up bits in the vegetable box recipe. The weather is definitely shouting Autumn at me. All those lovely autumn colours just had to taste good together, right? 3 carrots, peeled and sliced diagonally (more surface area) 3 parsnips, as above 2 apples, deseeded and cut into quarters - don't bother peeling them1 stick …

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Carrot and Pistachio Pilaf

I signed up to Oddbox when Lockdown 2.0 started. The thrill of getting a small mystery fruit and vegetable box was only outweighed by knowing I was rescuing items that would otherwise have gone to waste. I wish this was available all over the country, as there is absolutely nothing wrong with the produce. All …

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Carrot, Fig and Walnut Muffins

  This is based on a Jamie Oliver recipe. It’s the sweet potato muffins from a few weeks ago, but changed around a bit. This whole thing can be done in the food processor. 400g carrots – don’t bother peeling, but wash if grubby, obviously. 200g demerara sugar (original recipe asked for 400g, just not …

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Lamb Stuffed Peppers

Lamb is definitely one of my most favourite meats, so when I heard about the lamb recipe challenge (link here: http://www.tastyeasylamb.co.uk/Follow-the-Flock/Lamb-Recipe-Challenge ) I was sold. Winning something is nice, of course, everybody likes the chance to win something, but I admit that was more motivated about having a chance to experiment with lamb, which I always …

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Roasted Carrot and Sesame Houmous

I found myself with yet another glut of carrots. That always seems to happen, and then they go from firm things to rubbery and damp almost overnight. I know that I have said before that I think carrots are the pear of the vegetable world. So. This glut. What to do with them. I cooked …

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Necessity is The Mother of Invention…Carrot Houmous and Cinnamon Honey Chicken

I was browsing the food pages of the internet this week, as always, and came across what I thought sounded like a fabulous recipe. I’ve always got too many carrots, so I wanted to use them instead of watching them turn into sad representatives of food waste, virtually overnight. I am rapidly coming to the …

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