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 love peanuts, try this wonderfully easy soup. Chilli, green pepper, onion and crunchy peanut butter are added to either chicken or vegetable stock (whichever you prefer). Not only does it taste great, it's ready in under 30 minutes.
Simple and delicious steamed artichokes. Serve these with melted butter for dipping. You will need a pot with a steamer insert.
These basic devilled eggs are another recipe passed down to me by my mother. A little retro, but always delicious!
This is a delicious combination of ripe tomatoes, sun-dried tomatoes, Parmesan cheese, garlic and rocket served on slices of toasted crusty bread. Great as a starter or for party nibbles.
I picked up this great alternative to devilled eggs from my brother. You have to like avocados to enjoy this!
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.
An easy side dish that's great with pork.
The hazelnuts and lemon zest add a delightful touch to green beans.
Homemade stewed tomatoes, straight from your garden.
Frozen peas retain their nutrients much more than tinned, and they taste fresh and delicious. You can add more liquid (water or cream) depending how mushy you want your peas. Use semi-skimmed milk if you're watching your calories.
A creamy vegetable soup for a cold winter night. The thickness of the soup is determined by the ratio of cauliflower to water. Because cauliflowers are all different sizes, add stock or milk if the soup is too thick.
Easy to prepare, low carb, vegetarian and so tasty! Halloumi, mushrooms and tomatoes are threaded on skewers, grilled and served on a bed of quinoa with a pesto and olive oil.
A deliciously creamy pumpkin soup that is flavoured with fresh thyme, garlic and peppercorns. Finishing with cream brings out the sweet flavour of the pumpkin.