Vegetarian Toad in the Hole

The boy wanted toad in the hole for tea. For people who are like ‘WTF is a Toad in the Hole?’ well, it is sausages (typically meat ones, but I don’t eat meat) in batter. It is a comforting meal. It is completely impractical for summer. I am very hot now. All you need is …

Easy Pea-sy Soup (I am ill)

An ill day calls for one thing. Soup. We have had a big bag of frozen peas in our freezer for a long time, and I don’t really like plain peas. Nor do either the boy or I have a sprain in need of an ice pack. After trying, for the first time, a delicious …

Chickpea Crust Pizza (Thank You Eat Well For Less)

In the UK there have been three sporadic series of a show called Eat Well For Less on the BBC which I am a little obsessed with. The premise of the show is you have a family who are brand loyal, or waste a lot of food, or eat really unhealthily, or argue about what …

The ‘Throw Anything at Me’ Vegetable Soup

It is the boy’s birthday today. He wanted Parsnip soup. We did not have parsnips, so we went to Tesco’s and bought some. I decided to combat our vegetable drawer and mountain of potatoes and thus made the ‘Throw anything at me’ soup. For when times are tough but for some reason you have a …

Leftover Vegetable Cheesy Scones

Remember that glut of veg I bought last Monday? Well I didn’t want the Swede to go to waste, so I decided to make some vegetable scones from them. I found a recipe on the BBC food website by Greg Wallace from the Eat Well For Less show banner, that called for around 200g of …