Lentil, Mushroom and Tomato Pasta Sauce

This recipe began life as lasagne. To keep a short story short; I started making a lasagne, got as far as the lentil base, and was too impatient (read: hungry) to carry on. Turns out lasagne filling is great served with any kind of pasta, and it makes a really comforting, nutritious bulk-cook for weeks when you don’t … Continue reading

Lemony Avocado Pesto: Revisited

This week I revisited an old favourite recipe (without actually consulting the recipe) and I think I managed to improve it. This recipe for lemony avocado pesto is essentially the same as this one I’ve posted previously, but I thought I’d post it again with the new amounts, which are essentially: less avocado and fewer … Continue reading

Almond Pesto(s)

Above is an instagram photo from a month or so ago, when I found a really delicious recipe for spaghetti with watercress and almond pesto. You can find it here, and I really recommend it if you’re a pesto/pasta/carb fan. I just halved all the amounts for a lunch for my boyfriend and I, and I thought it … Continue reading

Avocado Pesto

Pesto is one of my all-time top foods–pine nuts, basil and garlic all come pretty high on my list of favourite flavours. Since it’s traditionally made with parmesan, I needed to find a good vegan alternative. Using avocado in pesto makes it really nice and creamy which completely makes up for the lack of cheese! … Continue reading