Category: Winter

hearty_wholewheat_pasta

Ingredients 750g/1lb 10oz Brussels sprouts, trimmed and halved 250g/9oz baking potato, peeled and cut in  2-3cm dice 500g/1lb 2oz whole-wheat tortiglioni or penne salt 100g/3½oz ricotta 250g/9oz Gruyère, cubed 50g/2oz unsalted butter, softened 1 tbsp garlic oil 4 sage leaves, shredded 50g/2oz parmesan (or similar vegetarian hard cheese), grated Preparation method Preheat the oven to 200C/400f/Gas 6, and …

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Posted on: January 15, 2014 | Author: Sustainable Merton
Categories: Recipes Winter
gratinofbrusselsspro_87597_16x9

You won’t hear any protests at this sprouts dish – almonds, double cream, bacon and parmesan make for a luscious accompaniment for traditional turkey.   Ingredients 900g/2lb Brussels sprouts, trimmed 20g/¾oz butter 4 tsp sunflower oil 150g/5oz bacon lardons (or rindless back bacon, cut into short fat strips) 20g/¾oz flaked almonds 400ml/14fl oz double cream …

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Posted on: December 15, 2013 | Author: Sustainable Merton
Categories: Recipes Winter
potato-leek-soup

This delicious and quick winter soup is perfect for when there is not a lot of time at hand but still fancy something fresh…. Ingredients 225g Potatoes 2 leeks 1 onion 1 clove garlic Vegetable Stock Swirl of Cream Preparation Chop the onion and potatoes, crush the glove garlic and slice the leeks. Fry all …

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Posted on: December 15, 2013 | Author: Sustainable Merton
Categories: Recipes Winter
risotto1

Ingredients 2 pints nettles (measured when picked), loosely packed 8 tbsp unsalted butter approx. 1 litre vegetable or light chicken stock 2 shallots, finely diced fresh herbs (parsley, thyme, bay) 200g/7¼oz arborio rice 250ml/8¾fl oz dry white wine 230g/8oz peeled chestnuts, chopped in half lemon juice 2oz fresh parmesan(parmesan styled cheese to make it vegetarian), …

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Posted on: November 15, 2013 | Author: Sustainable Merton
Categories: Recipes Winter