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Caramelised Leek, Onion and Vegan

Caramelised Leek, Onion and Vegan "Cheese" Quiche

by The Cook and Him July 07, 2018

Quiche is one of the great summer dishes, but for those following a vegan or gluten-free diet a good quiche is hard to come by. This is where our friends at The Cook and Him blog come in, with this delicious vegan, gluten free caramelised leek, red onion, and vegan "cheese" quiche with a crust made from Hodmedod's Fava Bean Flour.

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British Dal Makhani

British Dal Makhani

by Jenny Chandler March 11, 2018 1 Comment

In this high days and holidays dal from Northern India, enriched with butter and cream, Jenny Chandler substitutes British whole lentils and red haricot beans for the traditional black urad dal and red kidney beans. As Jenny says, "the result is just heaven", perfect as a stand alone main dish with a little rice or a flatbread alongside or great as a player in an indulgent spread.

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Plum and Frangipane Tart with Yellow Pea Flour Pastry

Plum and Frangipane Tart with Yellow Pea Flour Pastry

by Christine McFadden February 25, 2018

Christine McFadden's new book Flour is a tour de force, comprehensively covering flours of every kind, from almond to yam. Among the recipes for pea flour, fava bean flour and quinoa flour is this excellent plum and frangipane tart made with "the most beautiful melt-in-the-mouth" yellow pea flour pastry.

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Dal Saag - Split Yellow Pea and Spinach Dal

Dal Saag - Split Yellow Pea and Spinach Dal

by Jenny Chandler February 24, 2018 1 Comment

Split yellow peas make a wonderfully satisfying dal, prepared in much the same way as the classic chana dal (made with split chickpeas) of India. The peas give a smoother texture than chickpeas but it’s possible to keep a bit of the firmer texture, if preferred, if you keep an eye.

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Vegan Scotch Pancakes with Fava Flour

Vegan Scotch Pancakes with Fava Flour

by Josiah Meldrum February 10, 2018

These quick and simple vegan pancakes can be cooked from scratch in just half an hour. The Fava Bean Flour adds a deliciously nutty earthiness. Thanks to Maggie Franks of Delicious Nutritious for the recipe inspiration.

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Crostini with Fava and Edamame Beans

Crostini with Fava and Edamame Beans

by The Cook and Him January 15, 2018

This recipe from The Cook & Him transforms a simple baguette into these delectable crostini with little more than split fava beans, ricotta, lemon, mint and edamame beans. They're perfect for entertaining - or treat yourself for a weekend lunch.

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Sprouts with Walnuts, Shallots and Camelina Seeds

Sprouts with Walnuts, Shallots and Camelina Seeds

by The Cook and Him December 24, 2017

Just when you thought sprouts couldn't get any better, The Cook & Him come up with the inspired idea of combining them with nutty camelina seeds. Perfect for Christmas Day. Or any other day.

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Vegan Cranberry, Orange and Walnut Cake

Vegan Cranberry, Orange and Walnut Cake

by Carol Kearns December 18, 2017 4 Comments

A lovely, lighter vegan alternative to traditional rich and heavy Christmas fruit cake – but still full of Christmassy flavours like cranberries, orange, walnuts and spices. Another easy but delicious recipe from Carol Kearns of The Art of Baking blog.

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Gluten-free Quinoa and Apple Stuffing

Gluten-free Quinoa and Apple Stuffing

by The Cook and Him December 16, 2017

An alternative stuffing recipe that's gluten-free, vegan and absolutely delicious to boot.

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Gingerbread and Puffed Quinoa Granola

Gingerbread and Puffed Quinoa Granola

by The Cook and Him December 15, 2017

A seasonally spicy granola of oats, toasted pecans and puffed quinoa from food blogging duo The Cook & Him. Our new British chia seeds make a great optional addition to this granola.

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Mushy Pea and Mushroom Pie

Mushy Pea and Mushroom Pie

by Jenny Chandler November 10, 2017 1 Comment

This inventive pie from Jenny Chandler uses mushy peas as the heart of a comforting winter pie that makes a meal in itself or imposing side dish.

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Moorish Mushy Peas with Harissa

Moorish Mushy Peas with Harissa

by Jenny Chandler November 10, 2017

Spice up your Classic Mushy Peas with Jenny's Chandler quick but delicious recipe to add a little Moorish pizzazz to good old British marrowfat peas.

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