Tag: vegan dish

The Musette: Chilled cucumber soup

Beautifully refreshing, my easy cucumber soup recipe is the perfect starter for a (late) summer lunch or dinner party, as everything can be prepared ahead of serving. With no cream or stock added, the intensity of the cucumber is the star of the dish,… Continue Reading “The Musette: Chilled cucumber soup”

The Musette: Sweet and Spicy Cauliflower Beignets

This crunchy, spicy, sweet, happy hour snack is a major crowd pleaser. A perfect, shareable snack to make for when you are having people over, or a fun meal to enjoy yourself! I love cooking with cauliflower because it’s a vegetable that can withstand high… Continue Reading “The Musette: Sweet and Spicy Cauliflower Beignets”

The Musette: Mixed vegetable curry

A simple, but a very delicious dish that I conjured up from products and vegetables in my fridge, freezer and cupboard. This is the type of thing I’ll do on a fairly regular basis and serve it either as is or with plain brown… Continue Reading “The Musette: Mixed vegetable curry”

The Musette: Socca

Socca is a traditional Niçois dish and, as with many traditional dishes, there are a dozen different ways you can make it. You’ll most often find socca cooked street-side on fiery grills, where the resulting flatbread is coarsely chopped and served in a cone with a… Continue Reading “The Musette: Socca”

The Musette: Kale and white bean korma

This creamy vegetable, protein and fibre-packed recipe only requires about 10 minutes of active cooking time and will simmer to perfection without tying you to the stove. Feel free to add any seasonal vegetables you have lying around — don’t feel constrained by my list… Continue Reading “The Musette: Kale and white bean korma”

The Musette: Beetroot Orzo

Here’s a short and sweet dish which cooks all in one pan to a satisfying deep garnet red with the spoonable feeling of a risotto. You can use any colour of beetroot you like here; I prefer the deep magenta jewels of the red… Continue Reading “The Musette: Beetroot Orzo”

The Musette: Dosa

In its most simple form, Dosa is very similar to a crepe and is a very popular street food all over India. Originating in southern India, Dosa has been around since 5th century AD. It’s said that it was first referenced by Chalukya King… Continue Reading “The Musette: Dosa”

The Musette: vegan green pie

This is a quick and easy recipe which uses (vegan) pre-prepared filo pastry sheets, plenty of greens and some vegan cheese. Of course, you can also easily make a non-vegan version. Ingredients (serves 4 hungry cyclists) 1 tbsp olive oil 1/2 yellow onion, diced… Continue Reading “The Musette: vegan green pie”

The Musette: courgette fritters

I’ve made courgette fritters for years, initially using a recipe from that domestic goddess Nigella Lawson. However, I’ve shifted to making them less dairy laden and more acceptable to a wider range of regimes. The word fritter usually conjures up something deep-fried, fat-laden, and… Continue Reading “The Musette: courgette fritters”

The Musette: Aloo Gobi

This hearty cauliflower and potato curry is probably the most common and basic vegetable curry you will find anywhere in India. Originally from the Punjab, it’s a firm favourite across the Indian sub-continent and Pakistan. Cheap, filling and generally vegan, it’s a recipe everyone… Continue Reading “The Musette: Aloo Gobi”