River Cottage Christmas – A Fabulous Festive Treat!

A River Cottage Christmas in the glorious Devon countryside with Foodies100.  I love the run up to Christmas - the gathering together of friends and family, the glitter and sparkle and the flavours and scents of food to be shared, so a trip to River Cottage for a...

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Easy Vegan Chilli with Baked Potatoes and Broccoli

This week's simple recipe is an easy vegan chilli. This one pops up on rice, in tortillas and with polenta or cornbread, it works well in summer with cold beer but really comes into its own as a winter warmer with a glass of red, with friends, in front of the fire....

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Simple Roasted Vegetable Pasta Bake

It's Wednesday again so it must be time for the next in my series of the simplest vegetarian recipes for students, for people who are new to vegetarian cooking and for those of you who just want a simple meat free midweek meal. This week I am sharing another one of...

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Pappardelle with Squash, Chestnuts, Mushrooms and Sage

Pappardelle is my current favourite pasta and Pappardelle with Squash, Chestnuts, Mushrooms and Sage is currently my favourite thing to make with it. I love the thick ribbons wrapping themselves around roasted squash and herby, buttery mushrooms, I love the texture of...

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Pumpkin Pancakes with Chilli Fried Tenderstem® Broccoli

These pumpkin pancakes, topped with chilli fried Tenderstem®  broccoli and drizzled with a Somerset goat's cheese sauce, are a perfect and utterly delicious way to make the most of November's seasonal veg. I was delighted when Tenderstem asked me to develop a recipe...

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Black Beluga Lentils with Kale and Eggs

Black Beluga Lentils are now readily available in supermarkets so I feel perfectly justified in using them in this easy vegetarian recipe, but you can use puy lentils in their place if you can't get them. I love that they hold together to give fabulous texture in both...

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5 Simple Weeknight Pasta Dishes

5 Simple Weeknight Pasta Dishes for #PastaPlease in November November dawned all misty and murky here in Somerset after a glorious Samhain and Halloween weekend. We watched fireworks on Saturday, sailed on Sunday and climbed Glastonbury Tor on Monday. We shared the...

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Manuka Honey Glazed Plums with Overnight Oats

Manuka Honey Glazed Plums with Overnight Oats and Omega Seeds - A Superfood Breakfast to Kick Start your Day! Breakfast is such a lovely word - breaking the overnight fast as the sun rises and a new day full of promise begins. Yes, it may all go pear-shaped pretty...

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Easy Vegan Minestrone Soup – A Simple Vegan Recipe!

This easy Vegan Minestrone Soup has been our family go to comfort food for as long as I've been a mum, so I have to share it here as part of my easy recipes series, don't I?! This marks the fourth of my super easy recipes for students, people new to vegetarian cooking...

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Riverford Recipe Boxes with delicious. Magazine

I am a bit partial to Riverford Recipe boxes and this month's limited edition guest chef delicious. magazine recipe boxes are exactly that - delicious! Next week is your last chance to grab these before they are gone so I suggest you get a wriggle on and order one...

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Sun Print Pictures, Autumn Walks and Bench Picnics!

We set off on an autumn walk to collect leaves and make sun print pictures!  Oh my goodness, I love Autumn! I'm split between wanting to be out on the water with all that clear, crisp air and the wind in my hair and wanting to walk through crunchy leaves with my hands...

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Baked Bean Curry – a Super Simple Vegan Recipe

Time is whizzing by and this is already the fourth in my series of the Simplest Vegetarian Recipes! These recipes are aimed at people who are new to vegetarian cooking, vegetarian and vegan students and those who just want something simple which is on the table in a...

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Toffee Apple Popcorn – Popcorn Never Tasted So Good!

With Apple Day, Halloween and Bonfire Night rapidly approaching I reckon it's time to share the genius which is my toffee apple popcorn with you! No Halloween Shindig or Bonfire Night Feast is complete without toffee popcorn, but Toffee Apple Popcorn takes your party...

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10 Delicious Vegetarian and Vegan Pasta Recipes

Goodness the months are whizzing by! It's time for my monthly round-up of pasta dishes from fabulous food bloggers! I must apologise for the late appearance of Pasta Please this month - it turns out that having children living away from home can be far more...

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Roast Pumpkin and Fig Salad – Autumn on a Plate

Heading into the second weekend of October it is definitely Autumn down here in the West Country! My obsession with all things pumpkin continues and today I am offering you a simple Roast Pumpkin and Fig Salad with Goat's Cheese, Beluga Lentils and Chilli Oil. Roast...

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Easy One Pot Pasta with Broccoli and Peas

This oh so creamy easy one pot pasta recipe is the latest in my series of the simplest vegetarian recipes here on Thinly Spread. With two of my offspring now ensconced at University I am sharing the easiest recipes in my repertoire every Wednesday during term time. It...

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Easy Mushroom Risotto – The Simplest Vegetarian Recipes

This easy mushroom risotto is the second recipe of my new series here on Thinly Spread. Every Wednesday, in term time, I am sharing the simplest vegetarian recipes in my repertoire. I now have two boys away at University so this is as much an easy vegetarian student...

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Double Chocolate Blackberry Muffins

On Sunday we made the most of the sunny autumnal equinox weather. We strode out through field and forest, foraging for the last handfuls of blackberries to make these double chocolate and blackberry muffins. Did you gasp when you saw that photo? I did! I wish I could...

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Vegan Kimchi Buddha Bowl – Fermented Deliciousness!

I have been planning to make a Vegan Kimchi Buddha Bowl myself ever since we visited the Wilderness Festival in 2012 and found the Buddha Bowl Van - that's FOUR YEARS AGO! Why does time have to do this slippy thing?! The Buddha Bowl Van team produced bowl after bowl...

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