Vegetarian Recipes

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Entries from August 2011

We have moved…

August 25th, 2011 · No Comments

…to West Yorkshire. Yumblog have up sticks, waved goodbye to the chicken box and red spit paved streets of Bethnal Green and headed north to the Incredible Edible blooming market town of Todmorden. Set on the Pennine waterway in the heart of Calderdale, Tod (as we locals call it) has it’s own brewery, cheese maker, […]

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Tags: Stuff

Crab tart

August 15th, 2011 · No Comments

Lately crabs have become very much the decapodic crustacean of choice here at Yumblog Towers. This is a preference very much aided by the fish stall at Roman Road Market which sells big brown locally caught (Mile End Road at low tide) specimens for under four (s)quid. Having recently made this magnificently delicious crab tart […]

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Tags: Baking · Crab · Main Course · Seafood

Andalucian gazpacho

August 9th, 2011 · No Comments

Over the years we’ve covered the entire spectrum of gazpachos – from the lush red of the classic tomato, to the cool white of almond and grape via the verdant green of avocado. I suppose we could start searching for other colours, possibly blue, but that would be getting dangerously close to Bridget Jones territory […]

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Tags: Soup · Starter · Tapas · Vegetarian

Rosemary Potato Pizza

August 5th, 2011 · 1 Comment

Trawling through the dusty archives in the Fanny Craddock Wing of the Great Library here at Yumblog Towers, it seems that in all our years as honoured custodians of this esteemed and venerable blog, we have never written up a recipe for pizza. A possible explanation for this (should your legal department require one) is […]

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Tags: Bread · Main Course · Pizza · Vegetarian

Roasted elephant garlic

August 4th, 2011 · No Comments

We returned from a weekend visit to Grannie Gwydwr with among other things this saucy and buxom bulb of elephant garlic. …and by way of a diversion from riotous ‘hooded thuggery‘ and the long overdue collapse of capitalism, here are two diverting links: Diverting link #1, diverting link #2 Cover shot from this month’s ‘Allium […]

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Tags: Snack · Vegetarian

Cherry & apricot crisp

August 1st, 2011 · No Comments

As well as a handsome moustache and a penchant for white trousers, The Frenchman also has a strong liking for desserts. We made him this HF-W dish. He had three helpings.

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Tags: Baking · Dessert · Vegetarian

Crab tart with garlic & tomato

August 1st, 2011 · No Comments

This is a variation on yet another recipe from Rick Stein’s current and excellent Spanish cookbook. Variation because gone is the tarragon (tarragone?) as we didn’t have any growing in the Victorian walled garden here at Yumblog Towers and ditto the carrot*. Plus we decided to construct one big fat tart rather than 12 individual […]

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Tags: Baking · Crab · Seafood

Piedmontese peppers

August 1st, 2011 · 2 Comments

…and talking of Simon Hopkinson, this week’s episode of TGC featured two vegetable dishes which looked so simple and tasty we knew we had to try them out here at Yumblog Towers. The first was this roasted pepper and tomato dish which if you cook nothing else between now and the world’s end (August 2012), […]

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Tags: Brunch · Starter · Tapas · Vegetarian