Red lentil & mushroom lasagne

For the sauce Make a traditional beef ragu or Bolognese sauce using your favourite recipe but substitute red lentils for minced beef  – be careful not to over cook the lentils! For the mushroom layer Pan-fry sliced mushrooms in olive oil When they have released & reabsorbed their water add some finely chopped garlic &…

Cheddar, dill & beer loaf

Ingredients 360g organic flour – either all white or ½ white & ½ brown 120g mature Cheddar – grated 2 tablespoons finely chopped dill (or substitute chives if you prefer) ½ teaspoon local honey 2 teaspoons baking powder 300ml pilsner/lager at room temperature (non-alcoholic works too) 1.5 teaspoons salt Butter at room temperature Method Combine…

Spinach & puy lentil burgers

  Cooked puy lentils + chopped blanched spinach + finely sliced spring onions + minced garlic + chopped chillies to taste + grated mature Cheddar + chopped parsley Paprika + mustard powder + thyme + ketchup + breadcrumbs +  beaten egg + S&P Mix together Form into burgers & chill for  a while Shallow fry…

Gluten-free Cheddar, mushroom and chive tartlets

Mushroom Cheddar & chive tartlets with #glutenfree @Dovesfarm plain flour pastry – YUM!#cookerylessons#Oxford pic.twitter.com/YKAysyqr4l — SᴜɢᴀʀPᴇᴘᴘᴇʀ Cᴏᴏᴋꜱ (@SugarPeppers) May 1, 2015

Something warm for the weekend . . . . . . . .

Moroccan spiced lentil soup with courgette, feta & mint fritter, & coriander salt flatbread    Chicken, carrot, potato, parsley &barley broth   Irish potato and parsley soup – with mini Croque Monsieur