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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Easy Vegetarian Recipes – Pea and Potato Frittata

On Monday I introduced my new series here on Thinly Spread. Every Wednesday, in term time, I will be 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 cookbook for them as it...

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Vegetarian Students – An Introduction!

Well, it's happened, we have two vegetarian students in the family. We have gone from a household of six to one of four as our second born has flown the nest and headed up North to Uni. Number one is in Berlin studying at Uni there on his year abroad so we are feeling...

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Grilled Vegetable Salad – Seasonal in September!

*I originally created this Grilled Vegetable Salad recipe for the July/August edition of Superfood Magazine* I'm loving this spell of hot sunny weather as summer sings its swan song. The last of my tomatoes are ripening beautifully on their vines, peppers and chillies...

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Black Quinoa and Spiced Chickpea Salad

*I originally created this recipe for the July/August edition of Superfood Magazine* It's all change here at Thinly Spread - Number One left for Berlin last week where he will be spending 7 months studying and Number Two is also flying the nest shortly to head up...

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9 Simple Vegetarian Pasta Dishes for Pasta Please!

I have no idea how the summer has galloped away so quickly, how can it be September already?! My children are beginning to scatter to the winds, either to school or to Uni, and my thoughts are turning to autumn days and comfort foods. There's not much that is more...

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Easy Pasta Recipes for Summer – Pasta Please!

The summer holidays are finally here and it's sailing time at last! Pasta has to be one of the easiest things to cook on board so it pops up in many guises! One Pot Pasta Puttanesca is a particular favourite as it's so simple to make (and doesn't require me to deal...

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Bircher Muesli Breakfast Bowl

I'm a big fan of Dorset Cereals muesli and granola mixes so I jumped at the chance to develop a summer breakfast bowl using their Bircher Muesli - it's perfect for a summer breakfast! We are about to set sail for a couple of weeks and breakfast on board is one of the...

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Quorn™and Aubergine Moussaka

I'm desperate to return to the Greek Islands, to sit in a taverna overlooking the bluest of seas eating olives and sipping wine. Instead, as one of mine is still in school and I'm not allowed to go anywhere, I cooked up this Quorn™ and Aubergine Moussaka with all the...

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Mushroom, Walnut and Tarragon Mousse

It's picnic season, barbecue season, hanging out with friends season. School finally finishes next week and it will be time to throw rugs on the lawn for lazy lunches and dinners which drift on into the early hours. These little mouthfuls of Mushroom, Walnut and...

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Tomato and Roasted Zucchini Summer Soup with Basil Pistou

I don't believe in banishing soup to the back of the cupboard once the sun starts shining. A good, hearty, bone-warming soup in front of the fire is certainly one of my favourite winter things, but a super simple summer soup is also very hard to beat. Whether it's...

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4 Summer Pasta Recipes for June

After last month's galloping start, this month's Pasta Please is a little less frantic but no less delicious and I'm loving the variety of summer pasta recipes on offer, thank you so much to those of you who joined in! The Veghog carried on her flowery theme from last...

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Lavender Biscuits

The lavender in my garden is just coming into flower, I've been watching it like a hawk, waiting to pounce so that I could make a batch of these beautiful lavender biscuits to mark Midsummer! Lavender is thought to have come to our shores with the Romans who used...

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Braised Fennel and Dolcelatte Filo Parcels

Lemony fennel, slowly braised in olive oil with chilli sitting on a creamy cushion of Dolcelatte cheese all wrapped up in crisp filo pastry - yes, I am a genius. Especially if you like fennel. If you don't, just move on - have a look at these Enchiladas or this Pasta...

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Vegetarian BBQ Recipe – Spicy Couscous Veggie Burgers

It's Father's Day on Sunday and, across the land, that means barbecue time! I'm often asked for Vegetarian BBQ recipe ideas, something tasty which can be popped on the grill and which won't crumble to mush, so I jumped at the chance when Iceland asked me whether I...

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