This delicious vegetarian pâté tastes great on toast. Serve on crostini for a colourful party nibble.
I made these when I had my pub, and they were always a hit. I made them in large batches because of the standing time, but have scaled the recipe for home use.
If you are using fresh pumpkin or squash in a recipe, don't throw away the seeds - roast them for a delicious and healthy snack.
Sweet treats with no added sugar - raw, unfired fare that is all natural and vegan!
This recipe makes enough for a large party. The tofu makes the houmous mild and creamy. Add as much garlic as you like!
Lentils are blended until smooth with curry-scented spices like cumin, garlic and cayenne pepper. It's great served with naan or toasted pitta triangles.
A quick, simple recipe for a tasty guacamole with tomatoes. Serve with tortilla crisps for a festive party nibble.
Feta cheese, sun-dried tomatoes and black olives are blended in this full-flavoured Greek inspired dip. Serve as part of a meze spread with good crusty bread. Also great on sandwiches!
This is a quick, garlicky Mediterranean olive spread. Similar to the French tapenade, but without capers. Excellent served with good crusty bread.
A fantastic tasting salsa recipe given to me by a close friend. The flavour of grilled tomatoes and spices tastes great with tortilla crisps.
Moutabel is a delicious and spicy aubergine dip originating in the Middle East, popular in Syria, Lebanon and Palestine. It is best eaten with fresh, hot pitta bread.
Roasted garlic is sweet and luscious, and very spreadable. Serve with good crusty bread or with crackers.
A simple sweet and spicy salsa made with watermelon, chilli, onion and balsamic vinegar. Best served with tortilla crisps.
A wonderful Mexican-inspired salsa, full of black beans, sweetcorn, tomatoes and onion. I can never make enough when I have a party. Chill 24 hours before serving if you have time and serve with tortilla crisps.
This version of the delicious, creamy Middle Eastern dip uses yoghurt and is delightful with raw vegetables or toasted pitta triangles. It is much lower in fat than classic houmous.
I always have roasted garlic on hand - it is great on its own with some crusty bread, and also delicious in everyday recipes like soups, stews, houmous and tzatziki.
I make this houmous all the time. It only takes a few minutes to prepare, and it's healthier than shop-bought without the oil. Increase or decrease the ingredients as desired, especially the chillies! Serve with tortilla crisps, pitta triangles or fresh vegetables. Add more of the reserved chickpea liquid for a smoother dip.
This delicious spread is great in sandwiches or on crackers.