Posts Tagged ‘swede’

Winter slaw

This is a fantastic winter salad recipe, especially good for using up veg box ingredients. I love it with pittas and hummus for a quick and healthy lunch/dinner (always a good thing), but I’ve also eaten it with ribs and jacket potatoes and loaded onto cheese on toast. The idea is to finely slice/grate lots […]


Root Vegetable Rostis

Great for using up root vegetables and a healthy(ish) treat for brunch.


Swede Chips

We’re really into winter now, every week we continue to get more and more root vegetables. Whilst I’ve had great success roasting parsnips and carrots, I’m still not sure what to do when faced with a swede, of course you can always throw it into soup or stew and grated, it makes a great addition […]


Beef, Mushroom and Guinness Stew

Another gem utilising my slow cooker. Inspired by this article by Nigel Slater we used cheap chunks of braising steak slow cooked with mushrooms, plenty of sweet onions and carrots and Guinness, to counteract the slight bitterness of the Guinness, I added a couple of tablespoons of prune jam that I had in the fridge, […]


Venison Sausages with Mash and Mushroom Sauce

Mmm… this was a seriously decadent, rich and comforting dinner. We got some venison sausages with our veg box this week (they were on offer). Naturally we immediately thought of sausage and mash and I had a little braised red cabbage in the freezer. It was the wine and mushroom sauce (inspired by our Abel […]


Sweet Root Vegetable Stew

This recipe is adapted from Nigella’s Feast, my favourite book after How to be a Domestic Goddess and is a perfect way to cook all the wonderfully sweet winter root vegetables that are about now, the spicy stew goes perfectly with the starchy sweetness of the veggies. I added chickpeas because I love them and […]