Vegetarian Haggis with Clapshot

Vegetarian Haggis with Clapshot

by Amy Oboussier January 25, 2024

The perfect recipe for Burns Night celebrations. This vegetarian interpretation of haggis combines our Whole Naked Oats, Pearled Barley and Olive Green Lentils to create a wholesome texture.

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21st Century Medieval Pottage

21st Century Medieval Pottage

by Linda Duffin August 18, 2023

This recipe from Linda Duffin blends old and new to create a wonderfully simple and comforting dish. Pottage is a simple vegetable stew, made with whatever was to hand by peasants in Europe. Since most could only afford meat for special occasions, pottage would be enriched and thickened with pulses or grains.

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Pease Pancakes

Pease Pancakes

by Neil Buttery February 20, 2023 1 Comment

This fabulous historical recipe for Pancake Day is from Neil Buttery of the British Food A History blog and podcast. Neil developed the recipe after discovering our Green Pea Flour in a shop in Manchester. Although our Green Pea Flour is not the same as Peasemeal (where the peas are toasted before being milled) it makes a good substitute.

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Sourdough or Yeasted Staffordshire Oatcakes

Sourdough or Yeasted Staffordshire Oatcakes

by Amy Oboussier February 17, 2023

Delicious oatcakes, made with oatmeal and wholemeal wheat flour, leavened with yeast or sourdough and hailing from The Staffordshire Potteries. Oatcakes have a similar texture to Indian dosa, but with a wonderful nutty flavour. Most commonly served with a cooked breakfast, but they also taste wonderful with a variety of sweet and savoury toppings.

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Fava Santorini made with Yellow Split Peas

Fava Santorini made with Yellow Split Peas

by Nick Saltmarsh May 15, 2017 1 Comment

Despite the name this dish from the Greek island of Santorini is made not with fava beans but with split yellow peas - or more traditionally with an entirely different species of pulse, Lathyrus clymenum.

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English Pease Pudding - made with Split Yellow Peas

English Pease Pudding - made with Split Yellow Peas

by Josiah Meldrum May 06, 2015 5 Comments

Pease pudding hot, pease pudding cold... Still much loved and eaten in the North East pease pudding is sadly overlooked elsewhere but is an easy and satisfying dish to make with Split Yellow Peas.

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Spiced Fava Bean Pottage

Spiced Fava Bean Pottage

by Nick Saltmarsh April 10, 2015

Spiced pottage of Whole Fava Beans, a luxurious take on a medieval staple food.

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For to Make Benes Yfryed: Historic Fava Bean Recipe

For to Make Benes Yfryed: Historic Fava Bean Recipe

by Josiah Meldrum November 08, 2012 1 Comment

Our translation of a medieval recipe for whole fava beans, from The Forme of Cury, the earliest collection of recipes in English.

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