Pea pancakes with poached eggs

pea pancakes

Put cooked peas (frozen are fine) + cornflour + beaten egg + S&P in food processor and blitz to make a purée/pancake batter

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Make this as fine or coarse as you like

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Add chopped parsley + finely sliced spring onions

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Fry in small batches in a good non-stick pan with a little olive oil

Keep warm in the oven or re-heat in low oven as necessary

Poach eggs in simmering water with a dash of white wine vinegar added

Gently remove with slotted spoon

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Top warm pea pancakes with poached egg and sprinkle with chopped chives or more spring onions

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Ideal for Sunday brunch – & gluten-free too!

Great with watercress garnish or some pan-fried chorizo if you fancy

 

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Chestnut flour pancakes with creamy mushroom & chive filling

chesstnuts pancakkes

Vegetarian & gluten free

 Chestnut flour pancakes

For the mushroom filling:

Slice mushrooms & sauté in light olive oil

When golden add a little finely chopped garlic & cook for a minute or two

Add a big splash of dry sherry + water + sprig of thyme + sea salt + pepper

 Chestnut flour pancakes

Simmer until the liquid has reduced by half

Add corn flour to thicken the sauce

When cooked through remove the thyme sprig & add a spoonful of mascarpone + chopped chives

chestnut pancakes

For the chestnut pancakes:

120g chestnut flour
80g gluten free flour – I used chickpea flour
1 teaspoon baking powder (optional)
pinch of salt
1 egg
150ml milk
150ml cold water

Mix together all the ingredients to make a thin batter – add more liquid if necessary
Leave to rest in fridge for 5 minutes
Put  1/3 of ladleful of batter into a hot lightly oiled non-stick frying pan
Quickly swirl the batter around to cover the bottom of the pan
Cook for 2 minutes over a medium-high heat
Flip and cook for another minute
Cook the rest of the batter & keep the pancakes warm

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Preheat fan oven to 180°C
Spoon 2 tablespoons of the filling down the centre of a pancake & roll it up
Place in a buttered oven proof dish
Repeat with remaining pancakes & filling
Sprinkle over grated vegetarian ‘Parmesan’ mixed with chopped chives & black pepper.

I used Tesco Everyday Italian hard cheese which is suitable for vegetarians

chestnut pancakes with mushroom filling

Bake for 15 minutes or until piping hot & the cheese is golden

Goes well with balsamic dressed rocket salad

chestnut pancake

Tip:

If making sweet pancakes then use 100% chestnut flour which is naturally sweet and omit the salt. Goes great with Nutella  (or homemade cocoa/cacao toasted hazelnut & vanilla spread) + sliced bananas + vanilla ice cream!

 

Vegan hickory smoke seitan ‘bacon’

Brunch this Saturday morning was a vegan feast of sweetcorn fritters and our new hickory smoke seitan ‘bacon’, fresh from the SugarPepper Test Kitchen!
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Vegan hickory smoke seitan 'bacon'
100% success on the taste-test front!
Made with organic gluten flour, red miso paste, nutritional yeast and Colgin Natural Hickory Liquid Smoke (vegan all-natural liquid smoke with no additives or preservatives).
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Vegan hickory smoke seitan 'bacon'
Delicious food that just happens to be 100% plant based/vegan!
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Vegan hickory smoke seitan 'bacon'
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More seitan recipe trials from the SugarPepper Test Kitchen – ‘doner kebab’

Friday night feast of seitan ‘doner kebab’ – 100% vegan – OMG YUM!

seitan doner kebab

Home-made spinach & ricotta beetroot ravioli with toasted hazelnut pesto

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Home-made spinach & ricotta beetroot ravioli with  toasted hazelnut pesto for lunch – YUM!

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Seitan Italian-style sage & oregano meatballs – buonissimo!

More vegan delights from the SugarPepper Test Kitchen – today it’s seitan Italian-style sage & oregano meatballs – buonissimo!


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Seitan recipe trials from the SugarPepper Test Kitchen

Braised seitan ‘chorizo’ – great choice for vegan tapas!

Seitan 5 spice ‘duck’ – beyond moreish!

Seitan five spice 'duck'

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