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Arancini Eggs
*from The Thrifty Veggie

My latest book shows how you can make simple, delicious, meat-free meals using storecupboard ingredients that are kind on the purse and the planet.

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Cottage cheese pancakes with fresh strawberry jam

Cottage cheese pancakes with fresh strawberry jam

Cottage cheese ups the protein content of these American-style pancakes, and along with the fibre-rich carbs from the oats they make a satisfying breakfast. The…

Silvio Bukbardis February 7, 2021
Puy lentil, orange & sunflower seed salad

Puy lentil, orange & sunflower seed salad

Walnut oil has a warm, rich, nutty flavour that works beautifully with the lentils, red cabbage and celery in this salad. For optimum health and taste benefits…

Silvio Bukbardis January 7, 2021
Salt-cured carrot lox on rye

Salt-cured carrot lox on rye

Who would have thought that carrots baked in a salt crust and then marinated would bear a resemblance to smoked salmon? Now, liquid smoke may sound a bit ‘Heston’,…

Silvio Bukbardis January 3, 2021
Tomato tarts with preserved lemon relish

Tomato tarts with preserved lemon relish

Super-easy and super-looking! Tomatoes are at their flavoursome best now, especially those allowed to ripen on the vine before picking. To keep things simple,…

Silvio Bukbardis June 16, 2020
Shiitake, miso & smoked tofu ramen

Shiitake, miso & smoked tofu ramen

Dried mushrooms are a true asset in the vegetarian kitchen – a handful goes a long way in the flavour stakes, and they also keep for months. I buy large bags…

Silvio Bukbardis June 16, 2020

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My latest book shows how you can make simple, delicious, meat-free meals using storecupboard ingredients that are kind on the purse and the planet. With chapters arranged by everyday essentials – pasta, rice, noodles, eggs, nuts, beans and grains – each recipe combines trusty staples with in-season fresh produce. There are also useful tips for [...]

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