A seasonal recipe from Claudia Roden’s ” The Food of Italy”. This can be served as a first course , a side dish or as a sauce for pasta. It can also be prepared to be served cold, by adding a little lemon juice, sugar and a few mint leaves when cooking.
Layered baked vegetables from Mallorca. These can be served as a starter, a side dish or a main course for two.
The first of the english grown Asparagus is now starting to appear in the shops and I am always looking for new ways to cook it. This is a super quick supper from Anna Jones that you can serve with rice or noodles. Make sure everything is prepared before you start frying.
You can replace the asparagus with some purple sprouting broccoli for a variation.
Today I am going to share a few recipes from Anna Jones’s ” A modern way to eat” published in 2014. My husband is a vegetarian and these are the sort of inspired meals we now enjoy day to day. More recipes from Anna can be found on The Guardian website.
A warming supper on wintry days. Vegan cheese or cream can easily be substituted for dairy if preferred.
Serve with couscous, rice or bulghar and garnish with green olives or toasted flaked olives. For non vegans yoghurt also goes well with this.
This is adapted as a main dish for two from a recipe for “Sweet and Salty Tahini Crunch Greens” in Anna Jones’s brilliant cookbook ” A Modern Way to Eat” 2014. She suggests serving it as a side but i liked it on its own.Its a great way to incorporate kale into your diet but you can vary the vegetables according to the season. For people like me who are adopting an increasingly vegetarian diet her book is really inspiring. She lives locally to me too so i should not have too much difficulty sourcing any more unusual ingredients.