Vegetable

  • 1 Healthy, slimming and bloat-free: The best of soup
    Whereas many comfort foods are indulgent and less than figure friendly, with the right components soup can be a slimmer's best friend. A piping hot bowl is the ultimate winter...

  • 2 Go sweet with root vegetable treats
    The carrot cake has become a classic staple recipe for any keen baker, but carrots aren't the only root vegetable that can be used to make delectable sweet treats. This...

  • 3 Mushroom maestro James Martin on the joys of the versatile veg
    Many a weekend we enjoy watching James Martin on Saturday Kitchen, either rustling up a new recipe or umpiring that record breaking omelette race! Now the celebrity chef has created...

  • 4 Ingredient of the week: kale
    One of the most striking members of the cruciferous vegetable family (of which familiar broccoli and savoy cabbage also belong), kale is a mighty fine looker. Its leaves are deepest...

  • 5 Brussel and potato croquettes
    Ingredients (serves 4) 200g Brussels sprouts trimmed & sliced 500g Chopin potatoes cooked & crushed 1 egg, beaten 50g plain flour 100g finely ground breadcrumbs seasoned 300ml vegetable oil 200g...

  • 6 British asparagus and pea risotto
    Ingredients (Serves 2) 600ml chicken or vegetable stock 25g butter 4 spring onions, chopped finely 2 cloves garlic, crushed and chopped ½ green chilli, de-seeded and chopped finely 150g Riso...

  • 7 Roasted Vegetable and Cheddar Plait
    INGREDIENTS 25g/1oz Trex, plus extra for greasing 350g/12oz butternut squash, peeled, deseeded and cut into small chunks 1 red or yellow pepper, deseeded and chopped 1 onion, peeled and chopped...

  • 8 Ingredient of the week: Kale
    Kale, or curly kale, is a wintry friend indeed. It’s earthy, robust nature make a great addition to the warming soups we are all tucking into at the moment. Tossed...

  • 9 A new tomato that’s always ripe for the picking
    While most of us wouldn't even entertain the idea of adding a green tomato to our salads, all that could be about to change with the arrival of the Kumato...

  • 10 Book review: 'The Seasoned Vegetarian' by Simon Rimmer
    Preparing vegetarian food can be a challenge as meat often takes centre stage in a meal. So Simon Rimmer's The Seasoned Vegetarian is quite an achievement, in being a vegetarian...