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Parsnip & Celeriac Bake

Times were, I wouldn’t have touched this parsnip affair with a barge pole.

Thanks be then, that times were are a million miles ago, and I can sink into a comforting bowl of silky smooth (veegs) loveliness any time I like. Continue reading “Parsnip & Celeriac Bake”


Sri Lankan Runner Bean Curry

As summer rolls into autumn here, we’ve got one last summer veggie recipe for ya, and it’s a belter from Sri Lanka.  Continue reading “Sri Lankan Runner Bean Curry”

Fried Courgette Flowers with Maple & Vinegar

This has to be the most elegantly decadent and ridiculously delicious way to enjoy courgette flowers. And believe me, we love to enjoy courgette flowers!

Very quick, very easy to make, bursting with sweet and tangy flavour, with crispy batter and soft to the bite courgettes en fleur, this is a winner in every way.

What’s more, it’s vegan.

And I gotta tell ya, there’s nothing I like so much as a tasty morsel that is vegan and effortlessly decadent.  Continue reading “Fried Courgette Flowers with Maple & Vinegar”

Kale, Feta & Dill Paté

This is flippin’ lovely this is.

The salty feta meets the slight bitterness of the kale perfectly in this delicious paté, a dish worthy of such top grade kale, gifted to us by a friend and their bountiful allotment.

Couldn’t be simpler, and perfect for late summer evenings. Continue reading “Kale, Feta & Dill Paté”

Tomato & Cannellini Bean Stew

Utterly delicious goodness going on with this tomato and white bean stew. Continue reading “Tomato & Cannellini Bean Stew”

Stuffed Apricots

I dream of these little babies. Have done since the first time I had them in a Turkish restaurant in Stoke Newington years ago. So far back in fact, that restaurant isn’t there anymore.

These dreamy, delicate iconic Turkish morsels, Kaymaklı kayısı tatlısı in their mother tongue, hail from Cappadocia. Where fairy chimneys dominate the landscape and underground cities rule beneath. I’ve not made that up. Continue reading “Stuffed Apricots”

Kohlrabi & Green Apple Slaw

A re-mix of sorts here. The exquisite pairing of kohlrabi and granny smith is so legendary we’re featuring it twice here at CBP.

What’s more, this is a vegan slaw. Lovin’ that.  Continue reading “Kohlrabi & Green Apple Slaw”

Confit Tomatoes with Thick Yoghurt

The only way to eat tomatoes from now on. This combination is to die for.  Continue reading “Confit Tomatoes with Thick Yoghurt”

Mushroom & Almond Soup with Fino

More British summer antics equals more mouthwatering soups from the Moro cookbook, by Sam and Sam Clark.

It may not be much of a looker but like french onion soup, this Sopa de Setas packs a real punch flavour wise and ought be equally adored the world over. Continue reading “Mushroom & Almond Soup with Fino”

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