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Joined: September 21st, 2012

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December 20th, 2019

7-Veg Tomato Sauce from

I didn't like this sauce much at all. The ingredients are all things we like but for us the resulting sauce was bland. I managed to rescue it by adding lots of tomato products. In future I will just make... read more >

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River Cottage Veg: 200 Inspired Vegetable Recipes

By Hugh Fearnley-Whittingstall
Appetite by Random House - 2013

2nd February 2018

Beet hummus : page 300

A great way to eat beets. I make a selection of different hummus of various colours to have with homemade crackers. This one freezes well. If you don't like cumin, reduce the amount by half.

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2nd February 2018

Kale speltotto with goat cheese : page 280

I made an adaptation of this with carrots and spinach substituted for the leeks and kale, and I also used my own chicken stock. The result was a very good speltotto although the texture is different from a traditional risotto. Very easy to make and I'll definitely make again.

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6th February 2018

Roasted potatoes and eggplant : page 351

This is a very simple recipe and is very tasty. I kept the garlic whole and kept an eye on it as the veggies roasted, since others have commented that it can burn. I used my preserved salted herbs on this after roasting which added a nice herby flavour.

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