Vegetables

  • 21 Pea and cream cheese stuffed mushrooms
    Serves 4Preparation and cooking time: 30 minutesIngredients:• 8 large flat mushrooms• 2 tbsp butter• 1 large onion, peeled and finely chopped• 350g frozen peas• 350g garlic and herb cream cheese...

  • 22 No-dish mushroom pie
    Serves 6Cooking and preparation time: 45 minutesIngredients:• 1 pack Just Roll Pastry Sheets • Beaten egg to glaze• 50g butter• 350g chestnut or button mushrooms, wiped and quartered• 25g porcini...

  • 23 Wild mushroom autumnal risotto
    Serves 4Cooking and preparation time: 30 minutesIngredients:• 40g pack dried porcini mushrooms• 50g/2oz butter• 8 shallots, peeled and finely chopped• 2 cloves garlic, peeled and crushed• 300g/11oz risotto rice• 1...

  • 24 Pork and mushroom casserole
    Serves 4Preparation and Cooking time: 1 hourIngredients:• 20g dried Porcini mushrooms • 2 tbsp olive oil• 450g organic pork fillet, cut into large chunks• 1 onion, chopped• 2 cloves of...

  • 25 Vine-ripened tomato stuffed with couscous salad
    Serves 4-6Preparation & Cooking time: 20-25 minutesIngredientsFor the Filling:• 1 garlic clove• 300g couscous• 5 tbsps extra-virgin olive oil• A sprig of fresh thyme• 1/2 stock cube• 8 asparagus spears...

  • 26 Tomato, asparagus and ricotta tart
    Preparation time - 10-15 minsServes 4-6Ingredients• 10 spears of asparagus• 375g ready-rolled puff pastry• 250g ricotta cheese• 2 large eggs, lightly beaten• 50g Parmesan cheese, grated• 2 cloves of garlic...

  • 27 Roasted tomato basil soup
    Ingredients• 1.5kg ripe plum tomatoes, cut in half lengthwise• 60ml plus 30ml good olive oil• 1 tbsp salt• 1 1/2 tsps freshly ground black pepper• 2 chopped yellow onions• 6...

  • 28 Potato, Chickpea and Spinach Soup
    Serves 4Ingredients:50g (2oz)butter softened1 onion, chopped2 garlic cloves, crushed1.2 litres (2 pints) vegetable stock400g (14oz) potatoes, peeled and diced300g (10oz) baby spinach400g can chickpeas, drained and rinsed200g (7oz) half fat...

  • 29 Superfood Cheshire Salad
    Dish type: SaladThis colourful, tasty salad is packed with nutritious ingredients to help keep you healthy. Serves 4 Preparation time 15 minutes Cooking time 4 minutes Calories per serving 261...

  • 30 Stilton, Asparagus and Cherry Tomato Tagliatelle
    Dish type: Pasta This easy recipe is perfect for a quick lunch or supper dish. Serves 4 Preparation time 15 minutes Cooking time 20 minutes Calories per serving 516 Fat...

  • 31 Brilliantly British: Berries, bangers and beef
    With all the patriotic buzz surrounding this year's Olympics and Diamond Jubilee, there has been no better time to celebrate British food. The annual national celebration, British Food Fortnight, has...

  • 32 Salmon and Asparagus Stroganoff
    Dish type: FishServes 4Prep time: 10 minutesCook time: 25 minutes Ingredients:240g Tilda Basmati & Wild rice1 tbsp olive oil500g salmon fillet, cubed200g button mushrooms125g asparagus tips, cut into 3cm pieces...

  • 33 Trout and Ginger Salad
    Dish type: FishFresh griddled trout and smoked trout are delicious on their own. Put them together, add a ginger dressing and you have a sensational first course or light main...

  • 34 Warm Steak and Beetroot Sandwich with Honey and Mustard Dressing
    Dish type: SandwichServes: 2 Preparation time: 10 minutes Cooking time: 12-15 minutes Ingredients: For the honey mustard dressing: 6 tbsp extra virgin olive oil 2 tbsp white wine vinegar 1...

  • 35 Cheese and Beetroot Ploughmans
    Dish type: Light lunchServes 1 Preparation time: 5 minutes In this modern twist on the traditional classic from www.lovebeetroot.co.uk, pre-cooked beetroot instead of the pickled onion. This is a quick...

  • 36 The Ultimate Chocolate and Beetroot Cake
    Dish type: CakeServes 8, makes 1 generous cake Preparation time: 15 minutes Cooking time: 50 minutes Ingredients:250g plain cooked (vacuum packed) beetroot, drained & pureed 200g quality dark chocolate (70%...

  • 37 James Martin's Mushroom Soup with Coriander Cress
    Dish type: SoupsServes 4 Ingredients:· 1kg (2lb 3oz) flat mushrooms – sliced and dark gills removed· 100ml (3½fl oz) rapeseed oil· 2 large shallots, peeled and chopped· 2 cloves of...

  • 38 Paneer and vegetable skewers by Anjum Anand
    Ingredients (makes 6 skewers) 300g paneer, cut into 2.5cm cubes 1 large onion, peeled and cut into 2.5cm cubes 1 green and 1 red pepper, cored and cut into 2.5cm...

  • 39 Ingredient of the week: sprouts
    A relative of the cabbage (a descendant of the wild variety), debate rages over the Brussels sprout. Some love their hint of bitterness, leafy flesh and healthy bite; others detest...

  • 40 Ingredient of the week: runner beans
    These slender green beauties have been grown in South America for over two millennia and are amongst the favourite of Summer vegetables. They lends themselves to light, fresh salads alongside...



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