Tag: Vegetarian

Roast Squash Soup

Roast Squash Soup

Roast Squash Soup I’ve never fully appreciated the beauty of Autumn until recently. When I was a teenager, Autumn was a season best avoided as it signaled the return of school, colder mornings and shorter, darker evenings, and although it also marked the return of […]

Roast Carrots with Cumin Seed

Roast Carrots with Cumin Seed

Roast Carrots with Cumin Seed It’s well and truly Autumn now. There is a chill in the air and despite not having the greatest Summer on record, the difference in the past few weeks has been obvious. I have been slowly phasing out my Summer […]

Stuffed Courgette Flowers and a Fritto Misto

Stuffed Courgette Flowers and a Fritto Misto

Stuffed Courgette Flowers and a Fritto Misto “I have a present here for you.” It’s a sunny Saturday morning and I’m rushing around Naas Farmer’s Market as I’m due to work in Newbridge in an hour. Dominic of Castleruddery Organic Farm, is in great form. His […]

Pasta with Beans

Pasta with Beans

Pasta e Fagioli Winter has yet to rear its ugly head in any meaningful way. The weather has stayed mild, the leaves have remained on the trees and the cooler Autumnal air has only recently made an appearance. I’ve held off on big hearty stews […]

Spinach and Ricotta Frittata

Spinach and Ricotta Frittata

Spinach and Ricotta Frittata I’ve got too many eggs. To some people that may not be possible but it is for me. I get egg-ed out quite easily, I’m not sure why but I will go through phases of eating them everyday followed by a […]

Vegetarian Lasagna

Vegetarian Lasagna

 Vegetarian Lasagna It’s happening. I can feel it. The veggies are starting to take over my life. I don’t think I’ll ever fully convert to vegetarianism but I’m certainly enjoying more veggie meals than ever before. I had always imagined meals without meat to be […]

Bulgur Wheat Salad

Bulgur Wheat Salad

Bulgur Wheat Salad This past week Compassion In World Farming were encouraging people to have a meat free week. The idea is to make consumers think about their meat consumption and the effects it has on the animals and our planet. As a die hard […]

Pasta with Kale and Potato

Pasta with Kale and Potato

Pasta with Kale and Potato I have recently been going through my vast selection of cookery books picking out recipes in order to increase my knowledge and expand my palate. I have found myself strangely attracted to vegetarian recipes which, for a die hard carnivore […]