Sweet Potato & Black Bean Patties with Caramelised Garlic & Shallots [Vegan]

Naming these was a bit of a challenge, as they were originally meant to resemble meatballs but experimentation with cooking them proved that the easiest method was lightly frying them in a flatter shape. Still, shape and function wise, the world is your oyster with these ugly, high protein, vegan delights. I consumed them as … Continue reading Sweet Potato & Black Bean Patties with Caramelised Garlic & Shallots [Vegan]

Curried Shredded Winter Vegetables with Coconut, Tamarind & Lime [Vegan]

I'd like to start this post by giving credit where it's due, to Meera Sodha. This is a dish totally inspired by her root vegetable pachadi. I love her recipes - unfortunately my copy of Fresh India is in Hong Kong so I'm relying on her Guardian column for inspiration for the time being. Indian … Continue reading Curried Shredded Winter Vegetables with Coconut, Tamarind & Lime [Vegan]

Curried Sweet Potato, Lentil & Coconut Soup with Coriander Pesto

I've been making a version of this soup for a long time; its original inspiration was a sweet potato & pepper dal, the recipe for which seems to have disappeared from the internet. Anyhow, this 'souped up' (I hate myself) version is delightfully warming, accidentally vegan, and totally hits the spot for this time of … Continue reading Curried Sweet Potato, Lentil & Coconut Soup with Coriander Pesto