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vegan thai curry butternut squash soup with coconut sunflower seed brittle

Well it’s almost the weekend, and I feel like the weather is almost on the cusp of changing. Today felt rather Spring-like, and I kinda wasn’t keen. Weird as it may sound, I love Winter. Cold, blustery days. Being all cosy and warm inside, wrapped up in fluffy pyjamas. It is still preeeetty cold outside though, so comfort food is definitely on the agenda. I’m trying to steer away from…

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bolognese sauce with pappardelle

Remember that soffrito from last week? Well here is your opportunity to use it! Bolognese is the ultimate comfort food. Rich, meaty and deeply flavoured. Plus there’s pasta. And parmesan. Heaven. I am finally back in the UK, after a somewhat chaotic combination of flights home. You know how it goes with connecting flights. It’s just fate that the first flight is always delayed so you won’t make the connection.…

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kitchen secrets/ vegetarian

the 3-ingredient secret to delicious sauces: soffrito

Coming at you today with a real killer. Seriously, this will crank your food up a couple of notches. You’ll have everyone asking you what your secret is. Soffrito! So basically, soffrito is a combination of onion, celery and carrot that is frequently used in Italian food. In France they call it mirepoix, and there are tons of other variations too. You may well have heard of the “holy trinity”…

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comfort food/ main dishes

cozy risotto with roasted butternut squash, blue cheese and sage

Ok, ok. Enough with the desperately trying to hold on to summer. It is officially FALL and time to get COZY! So I made risotto for you. Literally the most “fall” thing ever, loaded with comforting, sweet roasted butternut squash, creamy blue cheese and crispy sage leaves. Vegetarian food never tasted so good. You might actually forget that meat at meal times was ever a thing after you try this.…

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