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A Polish spin on the classic Italian dish, risotto. Made with millet instead of rice, this easy vegan recipe is laden with wild mushrooms for a decidedly autumnal dish. A perfect Meatless Monday or midweek dinner choice for the whole family.

  Risotto is an oft-made and enjoyed dish in our house. Most especially on an autumn weekday evening, a candle glowing on my kitchen windowsill, and the cat curled up by the fire. A cosy meal for a cosy feeling. Throughout the fall months and into winter I will make risotto variously with buckwheat, barley …

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A hearty and rich cold weather comfort blanket of a recipe, with red wine, herbs, beans and wild mushrooms. Like any stew this vegan bean bourguignon gets better after a couple of days of flavour mingling, so make enough for leftovers.

A hearty and rich cold weather comfort blanket of a recipe, with red wine, herbs, beans and wild mushrooms. Like any stew this vegan bean bourguignon gets better after a couple of days of flavour mingling, so make enough for leftovers. I’m feeling a bit sheepish. This is the longest I have gone without writing …

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Many of my recipes are dreamed about, cogitated upon, mulled over and carefully contemplated before I even write themΒ down. Most commonly I will think about recipes pretty much out of thin air, a kind of “what would happen if I combined this with this?” approach – the madder the better. ButΒ also, more prosaically, ideas are …

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I don’t often post anything that is fried, for the simple reason that I rarely fry anything. Sauteeing onions is usually as far as it goes at food to glow. For the most part my digestion does not cope well with fried food. “Does not cope well” is a euphemism by the way.Β There are exceptions …

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I’m not sure why this is, but watching sports makes me hungry. Not playing them – Β that somehow kills my appetite (from what I remember) – just spectating. Back in the days when my Dad used to treat us to a USF Bulls basketball game, I used to save up my appetite for game food. …

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