Wild Mushroom & Barley Risotto

Wild Mushroom & Barley Risotto

by Sarah Cotterell and Aitana Infante February 20, 2024

Sarah and Aitana use our pearled naked barley rather than traditional arborio rice for this risotto - or perhaps that should be orzotto? Barley’s nutty flavour complements the earthy mushrooms well. This recipe can be varied with other whole grains like naked oats or black barley.

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Zingy Carlin Peas & Seasonal Greens

Zingy Carlin Peas & Seasonal Greens

by Jenny Chandler January 07, 2024

Dried peas aren't just about hearty, hefty, traditional dishes, as Jenny Chandler shows in this fresh, light and vibrant dish. You can use any seasonal greens here - sprout tops are particularly good, but savoy cabbage, spring greens or kale would work well too. Be generous with the garlic, ginger and chilli, this recipe is designed to zing.

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Pumpkin & Cheddar Muffins

Pumpkin & Cheddar Muffins

by Tereze Pospíšilová December 17, 2023

Tereze Pospíšilová's savoury wholemeal muffins are full of umami flavour and make a sumptuous treat with chutney, butter or just on their own.

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Barley & Lentil Mejadra

Barley & Lentil Mejadra

by Sarah Cotterell and Aitana Infante December 06, 2023

Mejadra - or Mujaddara - is a simple but perfect store cupboard combination of lentils, rice or another grain, spices and crispy onions. You can find subtle variations across the Middle East but each is equally comforting and delicious. This version uses Hodmedod's Pilau Mix #2 in which the nutty emmer grains make a delicious British-grown substitute for the more usual rice, alongside our earthy olive green lentils.

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Carrot Cake Flapjacks

Carrot Cake Flapjacks

by Rachel de Thample November 02, 2023

These have the most heavenly carrot cake-like flavour and texture, making them wildly indulgent as well as deliciously nourishing. The best part is that you don’t need to cook them. Their sweetness comes from dates, which are full of fibre, and honey, which you can omit to further reduce sugars, if needed.

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Carlin Pea & Chanterelle Ragout

Carlin Pea & Chanterelle Ragout

by Leanne Townsend October 10, 2023

Forager Leanne Townsend uses Bold Bean Co's jarred carlin peas in their stock to create this comforting autumn ragout, topped with chanterelles - or oyster mushrooms - to complement the earthy, nutty flavours of carlin peas.

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Quinoa Porridge with Autumn Fruit Compote

Quinoa Porridge with Autumn Fruit Compote

by The Cook and Him September 12, 2023

A nourishing and comforting porridge from The Cook and Him that makes a perfect breakfast on cooler autumn mornings.

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Pasta e Lenticchie

Pasta e Lenticchie

by Rosie Mackean April 26, 2023

Pasta e Lenticchie is one of the most delicious soups in the Italian hearty soup canon. This recipe was created by chef, food stylist and recipe developer Rosie Mackean for our Whole Olive Green Lentils. We've been growing lentils in the UK since 2015 and they're now a tasty, versatile staple of our range of British-grown wholefoods.

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Garlic Mushroom & Fava Bean Stuffed Sweet Potatoes

Garlic Mushroom & Fava Bean Stuffed Sweet Potatoes

by The Cook and Him March 08, 2023

This recipe from The Cook and Him makes a impressive vegan main or side dish, highlighting our prized fava beans. Fava beans are Britain's original bean: introduced to our island by early neolithic farmers thousands of years ago, they're delicious, nutritious and good for the soil.

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All The Peas and Red Pesto Soup

All The Peas and Red Pesto Soup

by Jenny Chandler February 08, 2023

This comforting and sustaining winter recipe from Jenny Chandler makes great use of our Mix #3 - All The Peas, a five variety mix of Red Fox Carlin, Black Badger Carlin, Whole Blue, Whole Yellow and Marrowfat Peas.

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Chai Spiced Overnight Oats

Chai Spiced Overnight Oats

by Zofia Page October 18, 2022

This lovely recipe is from Zofia Page’s blog Shopping Organic With a Budget of £25 for Friends of the River Medway, a charity campaigning to reduce pollution in the River Medway. In her blog Zofia shows how organic food doesn’t have to be expensive and cooking on a budget doesn’t mean you have to compromise on quality.

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Roasted Squash With Emmer Wheat & Lentil Pilau

Roasted Squash With Emmer Wheat & Lentil Pilau

by Jenny Chandler October 01, 2021 1 Comment

This superb dish of bold, autumnal flavours was inspired by Mother Root's Ginger Switchel and created by Jenny Chandler. Featuring our Pilau Mix #2 and seasonal squash, it’s perfect for early autumn days. Serve with a Switchel & Soda garnished with a slice of pear for the ultimate feel-good night in.

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