Community Cookbook

If you are struggling to find ideas to cook with our veg, have a browse through our recipes that have been collated from our local community! And, if you have any recipes you would like to contribute yourself let us know.

SERVES 2. VEGAN. · About 180-200g of Purple Sprouting Broccoli (enough for 2) · 20g Olive oil · ½ tbsp Garlic, minced or pureed · 45g...

Purple Sprouting Broccoli with Pizza Crumbs

SERVES 2. VEGAN. · About 180-200g of Purple Sprouting Broccoli (enough for 2) · 20g Olive oil · ½ tbsp Garlic, minced or pureed · 45g...

8-12 baby golden beetroot · 100ml Apple juice (Oakwood farm brand from PFMG is great) · 1 heaped tsp of wholegrain mustard · 1tbsp cold...

Baby Golden Beetroot with Apple & Mustard Glaze

8-12 baby golden beetroot · 100ml Apple juice (Oakwood farm brand from PFMG is great) · 1 heaped tsp of wholegrain mustard · 1tbsp cold...

The beetroot, dressing and oat & almond crumble can all be made ahead of time for this salad. If cooking for more than 2, simply double...

Beetroot and Apple Salad with Caramelised Oats & Almonds. Lemon and Fennel dressing.

The beetroot, dressing and oat & almond crumble can all be made ahead of time for this salad. If cooking for more than 2, simply double...

Serves 2 Quick 'piccalilli' cauliflower pickles, with vegan welsh rarebit For the ‘Piccalilli’ quick pickles · ¼ head of cauliflower ·...

Piccalilli Pickle and Welsh Rarebit

Serves 2 Quick 'piccalilli' cauliflower pickles, with vegan welsh rarebit For the ‘Piccalilli’ quick pickles · ¼ head of cauliflower ·...

GLUTEN FREE/VEGAN Serves 2 200g firm tofu · 4-6 large spring green leaves · Tahini · Lime · Jalapeños · Green chillies (optional) · 1...

Spring green and tofu wrap with tahini sauce

GLUTEN FREE/VEGAN Serves 2 200g firm tofu · 4-6 large spring green leaves · Tahini · Lime · Jalapeños · Green chillies (optional) · 1...

Baked fava beans with root veg rosti Hodmedod’s Fava Beans can be bought at Platt Fields Market garden. This recipe can also be made with...

Smoky and Sweet Baked fava beans

Baked fava beans with root veg rosti Hodmedod’s Fava Beans can be bought at Platt Fields Market garden. This recipe can also be made with...

Soup with warm cauliflower leaf salad Serves 2-3 · ½ small celeriac · ½ leek · 1 small white onion · 2 handfuls of cauliflower florets ·...

Celeriac, Cauliflower, Leek and Potato soup

Soup with warm cauliflower leaf salad Serves 2-3 · ½ small celeriac · ½ leek · 1 small white onion · 2 handfuls of cauliflower florets ·...

Serves 2 · About 200g of Russian red kale- or any kale · Vegan or regular mayonnaise (homemade or shop bought are fine) · 1 lemon ·...

Russian red kale salad

Serves 2 · About 200g of Russian red kale- or any kale · Vegan or regular mayonnaise (homemade or shop bought are fine) · 1 lemon ·...

Salad leaves with Roasted lemon and Garlic potatoes. The creamy chive dressing is made with butter beans and can be made oil-free. Vegan....

Salad with Lemon Potatoes with Chive Dressing

Salad leaves with Roasted lemon and Garlic potatoes. The creamy chive dressing is made with butter beans and can be made oil-free. Vegan....

Roasted peanuts and fresh coriander are used here to make an Asian inspired 'Pesto'. It can be used as zingy dip or mixed with...

Peanut and Coriander Pesto (for Carrots)

Roasted peanuts and fresh coriander are used here to make an Asian inspired 'Pesto'. It can be used as zingy dip or mixed with...

Mashed swede is used to make these traditional light & fluffy  dumplings, served on a simple leek and bean vegan stew- but any stew would...

Simple Stew with Swede Dumplings

Mashed swede is used to make these traditional light & fluffy dumplings, served on a simple leek and bean vegan stew- but any stew would...

· SERVES 2 · 300g of potatoes (floury potatoes are best, but any are OK) · 100g of watercress (or a mix of watercress and other salad...

Simple watercress and potato salad

· SERVES 2 · 300g of potatoes (floury potatoes are best, but any are OK) · 100g of watercress (or a mix of watercress and other salad...

· 250g red cabbage (or mix of red cabbage, kale, spring cabbage etc.) · 1 large carrot (about 190g) · 1 apple · 2 limes · 3-4 green...

Red Cabbage, lime, chilli and coriander salad with peanuts

· 250g red cabbage (or mix of red cabbage, kale, spring cabbage etc.) · 1 large carrot (about 190g) · 1 apple · 2 limes · 3-4 green...

Carrot & Potato rosti with baked fava beans and greens · Any root veg- carrots, parsnips, celeriac · Potato · Salt · Pepper · Oil GLUTEN...

Root Veg Rosti

Carrot & Potato rosti with baked fava beans and greens · Any root veg- carrots, parsnips, celeriac · Potato · Salt · Pepper · Oil GLUTEN...

Hodemedod’s Carlin peas are a British-grown pulse that have a nutty, robust flavour. Also known as Bury Black Peas or Parched Peas, they...

Carlin Peas

Hodemedod’s Carlin peas are a British-grown pulse that have a nutty, robust flavour. Also known as Bury Black Peas or Parched Peas, they...

Roast Savoy Cabbage, with white bean hummus and crunchy quinoa. Serves 2 · 1 small savoy cabbage · Oil · Salt · Pepper For the hummus · 1...

Roast Savoy Cabbage

Roast Savoy Cabbage, with white bean hummus and crunchy quinoa. Serves 2 · 1 small savoy cabbage · Oil · Salt · Pepper For the hummus · 1...

· 150g basmati rice · Vegetable stock or chicken stock · 1 lemon · A few sprigs of thyme · Salt · 8-12 cloves of garlic · 2 tbsp of...

Roasted Kalettes with Lemon & Thyme Rice and Candied Garlic.

· 150g basmati rice · Vegetable stock or chicken stock · 1 lemon · A few sprigs of thyme · Salt · 8-12 cloves of garlic · 2 tbsp of...

Red cabbage is spiced and roasted to make a filling for tacos, burritos or as side for other Mexican style dishes. Serves 2 · 260g red...

Mexican Red Cabbage

Red cabbage is spiced and roasted to make a filling for tacos, burritos or as side for other Mexican style dishes. Serves 2 · 260g red...

Serves 2 · 2 medium potatoes · 1 tsp turmeric · Salt · Cumin seeds · Chilli flakes · Brown mustard seeds · Curry leaves (fresh or frozen...

Spiced Turmeric Roast Potatoes

Serves 2 · 2 medium potatoes · 1 tsp turmeric · Salt · Cumin seeds · Chilli flakes · Brown mustard seeds · Curry leaves (fresh or frozen...

A warm, seasonal winter salad with lentils, roasted root vegetables and cabbage. The dressing is made with tomato concentrate and it uses...

Roasted Root veg and Lentil Salad

A warm, seasonal winter salad with lentils, roasted root vegetables and cabbage. The dressing is made with tomato concentrate and it uses...

Celeriac is used in place of celery in this pasta dish inspired by a Bloody Mary Serves 2 · 1 head of celeriac · Spaghetti · 3 handfuls...

Celeriac Spaghetti with a Bloody Mary Sauce

Celeriac is used in place of celery in this pasta dish inspired by a Bloody Mary Serves 2 · 1 head of celeriac · Spaghetti · 3 handfuls...

The outer leaves from a cauliflower are good to eat, just remove any that have gone too brown. Soup with warm cauliflower leaf salad ...

Warm Cauliflower Leaf Salad

The outer leaves from a cauliflower are good to eat, just remove any that have gone too brown. Soup with warm cauliflower leaf salad ...

· ½ small celeriac (about 350g) · 1 medium potato · ½ leek · 1 small white onion · Black Pepper · Salt or celery salt · Nutritional yeast...

Celeriac, Leek and Potato Bake

· ½ small celeriac (about 350g) · 1 medium potato · ½ leek · 1 small white onion · Black Pepper · Salt or celery salt · Nutritional yeast...

This is a simple recipe- but the results are impressive! Have the spuds as part of a roast dinner, with tacos or with breakfast. Try...

Garlic, Lemon and Black Pepper Potatoes

This is a simple recipe- but the results are impressive! Have the spuds as part of a roast dinner, with tacos or with breakfast. Try...

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