Monthly Archives: August 2017

Summer Vegetable Paella

My Goddaughter, Chloe, came and stayed with us for 6 weeks this summer   She had come back from NZ to go to some weddings and whilst away had taken the decision to become a vegan

My husband was somewhat aghast at the prospect of eating a plant based diet for the duration of her visit but gamely said he’d give it a go.

I am glad that he did because we discovered some new recipes that are set to be family favourites – not for when we want to eat vegan – but because they are simply delicious!!  In fact if you served some of them like this paella I bet the first thing to cross your mind would not be the fact that this is vegan dish Continue reading

Sue’s Parmesan Shortbread

The “Sue” in question is my sister-in-law who lives in Devon and who stayed with me for a week recently. At about 6-30pm we would sit outside in the sunshine and have a drink with some of these before having our evening meal. She couldn’t believe they were so easy to make, and that I kept a roll of the unbaked dough in the fridge ready to slice off and bake when the fancy took me.  (My record for keeping the dough in fridge is a week as I have baked and eaten it by then!) Continue reading