Vegetarian Recipes

Chilled Cucumber Dill Mint Soup with Feta and Red Onion

Chilled Cucumber Dill Mint Soup with Feta and Red Onion

This cold cucumber dill mint soup with feta and red onion recipe is the perfect summer cooling. The superb pairing of cucumber, Greek yoghurt and fresh herbs in a super easy and quick recipe, ready in just 10 minutes but best served chilled for 8 […]

Sourdough Starter and Homemade Sourdough Bread

Sourdough Starter and Homemade Sourdough Bread

Just like any other Portuguese person, I absolutely love bread and especially stone baked with a dark almost burnt thick crust. For so many years I did not realize how privileged I was, having a wood-fired oven at home and being able to bake homemade bread […]

Tandoori Paneer Tikka at Home

Tandoori Paneer Tikka at Home

The nice warm weather in the UK at the moment invites for a barbecue outside in the garden, but this paneer tikka recipe can also be made using a traditional oven if you don’t have a tandoori or a barbecue grill. Paneer tikka is usually […]

Vegetarian Lasagna Recipe

Vegetarian Lasagna Recipe

I always find Italian baked dishes very comforting. Gratin spinach ravioli, baked gnocchi or a vegetarian lasagna recipe are my favourite Italian food winter warmers. Pair it with a simple mixed leaf salad, a glass of a good red wine, a scrumptious dessert and you will be […]

Vegetarian Snacks Platter | Bread, Crackers, Pastries and Dipping Sauces

Vegetarian Snacks Platter | Bread, Crackers, Pastries and Dipping Sauces

Calling all snack food fans, here it is a vegetarian snacks platter. Perfect for a Friday evening movie at home, or a weekend picnic. One of my favourite savoury snacks on this vegetarian platter are the gram flour crackers. Gram flour is gluten-free and rich […]

Greek Salad With Edible Flowers, Andrea’s Recipe

Greek Salad With Edible Flowers, Andrea’s Recipe

This is the first guest recipe post, introducing Andrea’s Greek salad with edible flowers.  Andreas Kamarias is a chef I had the pleasure to work with and a friend. This post is a tribute to his genuine friendship. Team Andreia & Andreas Andreas and I worked […]

Vegetarian Sushi Rolls Recipes to Make at Home

Vegetarian Sushi Rolls Recipes to Make at Home

Making Vegetarian Sushi Rolls at Home is quick and easy! Read the guide to get familiar with the ingredients and the classic sushi preparation techniques. About the Sushi Rice It is said that 60% of the sushi flavour is due to the sushi rice. The […]

The Best Vegetarian Quesadillas Recipe with Guacamole, Nachos & Tomato Salsa

The Best Vegetarian Quesadillas Recipe with Guacamole, Nachos & Tomato Salsa

This is my absolute favourite vegetarian quesadillas recipe, ready in 15 minutes, it’s perfect to have on a movie night. The balance of this quesadilla recipe comes from using a mix of cheddar and mozzarella rather than just cheddar. Significantly reduces the fat content the […]

Vegan Aubergine Curry Recipe with Tamarind & Coconut

Vegan Aubergine Curry Recipe with Tamarind & Coconut

Vegan Aubergine Curry Recipe. Pan fried aubergine chunks simmered in a coconut, tamarind and peanut gravy. Comforting and fulfilling, this amazing aubergine curry is the perfect winter warmer. Serve it with freshly steamed basmati rice, it is also great to take on the lunchbox. I’ve […]

Vegan Quinoa Black Bean Burger Recipe

Vegan Quinoa Black Bean Burger Recipe

I’ve tried many recipes but, this vegan quinoa black bean burger recipe is my favourite of the patties.  In some of the recipes I’ve tried, the patty would not hold its shape or would be too dry. Putting all of the efforts making the patties […]

Broccoli, Asparagus, Mushroom Rice with Caramelized Onions and Cashews

Broccoli, Asparagus, Mushroom Rice with Caramelized Onions and Cashews

I was getting tired of making fried rice with a soya sauce base and decided to go rogue and this fantastic Broccoli, Asparagus, Mushroom Rice was the result. It is a delicious lunchtime treat that is balanced for nutrition and flavour. And oh, did I […]

Sicilian Caponata Recipe – A Classic Italian Starter

Sicilian Caponata Recipe – A Classic Italian Starter

This Sicilian caponata recipe is my absolute favourite topping for a garlic toasted ciabatta slice. Caponata is a sweet and sour Italian vegetable stew eaten hot or cold. The main ingredients are aubergine, celery, bell peppers and capers. Occasionally if I have a lot of vegetables […]

Garlic Kale Pasta with Chilli Flakes

Garlic Kale Pasta with Chilli Flakes

This garlic kale pasta with chilli flakes must be one of the quickest dishes I pull on my morning for his lunchbox. Can get it ready in literally 20 minutes, and it’s just so good. Kale is packed with Vitamin K, and it pairs so well […]

Italian Aubergine Parmigiana Recipe

Italian Aubergine Parmigiana Recipe

I love aubergine dishes and baked meals in the winter, so this Parmigiana recipe is just perfect for me. Be generous with the mozzarella and parmesan style cheese on it. I know many people you would only make this dish for special occasions, such as a […]

Pasta alla Norma | Aubergine & Salty Ricotta Pasta

Pasta alla Norma | Aubergine & Salty Ricotta Pasta

This Pasta alla Norma recipe, crispy aubergine, a rich tomato sauce and that little peek of salt from the salty ricotta makes this pasta, perfect idea for your lunchbox or a Saturday lunch. I came across this dish when I was in Italy getting my […]

Radicchio, Blue cheese Walnut Salad with pan fried pears and balsamic glaze

Radicchio, Blue cheese Walnut Salad with pan fried pears and balsamic glaze

Radicchio, Blue cheese walnut salad with pan-fried pears & balsamic glaze recipe. All the healthy benefits from the radicchio in a super tasty salad that also looks amazing, perfect to impress the guests. The first time I have tasted this leaf vegetable with white-veined red […]