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Brown rice pilaf

This is the easiest dinner in the world to make, especially if you have leftover rice. I made it the night before …

Mushroom risotto

The mixture of fresh and dried mushrooms gives this a really deep mushroom flavour – omit the dried mushrooms and/or mushroom liquid …

Lentil soup

Warming, spicy lentil soup, perfect for a cold day. Serve with bread, if you like. Serves 4 180g red lentils 1 red …

Blue cheese pasta sauce

We sometimes make a variant of this with loads of blue cheese and sour cream, which makes it really rich. This was …

Sweet potato and haloumi curry

My housemate at uni and I invented this one evening when vaguely aiming for saag paneer… we decided that haloumi would be …

Herby tomato and bean soup

Perfect cold-weather lunch. We had 6 people sitting on the floor of our tiny flat trying not to drip tomato soup on …

Pizza

In a half-arsed attempt to eat more healthily, I made pizza from scratch instead of getting it from Domino’s. Hmm. For the …

Curry feast

I saw this recipe in the Guardian during the week and decided to attempt it at home over the weekend – with …

Slow-cooked bean chilli

Lazy Saturday. Boyfriend has a cold. Distinct chill to the air outside. Time for a spicy, savoury, goopy chilli, left to simmer …