Carrot soup with Thai flavours

My first inclination was to call this “Thai carrot soup”, but I wouldn’t want anyone thinking this is a traditional Thai recipe or anything, because it isn’t. It is, however, exceedingly tasty. Nicely spicy from…

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Happy holidays to all!

Here is our Christmas dinner… vegan turkey roast with stuffing, roasted potatoes with rosemary, roasted parsnips & carrots, sprouts, sunspuds (aka Jerusalem artichokes), leeks, stuffing balls, and of course, gravy. Wishing a happy and joyous…

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Happy Halloween!

The awesome carved pumpkin you see above is not only the first one ever carved in the Thrifty household, but it has been carved from a pumpkin that we grew ourselves, down at the allotment.…

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Weekend eats!

A typical weekend of eats here in Thriftyville. Friday night being (of course) pizza night. Saturday, a mezze meal… little bit of this & that, a great way to use up leftovers. And that great…

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Vegan lemon curd

Question: What do you do with a couple of overgrown courgettes [zucchini] that have been languishing in the cupboard for the past, well, several weeks? Answer: why you make vegan lemon curd, of course! I’d…

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Vegan okara “meat”loaf

One of the great British traditions is the Sunday Roast. Never mind that a Sunday Roast usually consists of carved up pieces of animals, vegan roast dinners are just so much better! Today I decided…

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Mezze meal and a Methuselah squash

Tonight’s meal was what we call a mezze meal. Basically it’s bits of this and that, not related by cuisine or theme. One of our mezzes may include: fried snacks, eg. samosas or spring rolls;…

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Mushroom & vegan pepperoni pizza

Who doesn’t love pizza? Tonight I wanted to make a mushroom and pepperoni-type pizza. At first I was going to make seitan pepperoni, but then I came across a recipe for pepperoni topping made from…

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