Mushroom & lentil pappardelle bolognese

This is truly delicious. My vegetarian friends in the office were very very happy with me, but also the meat lovers couldn’t believe how nice this meatless meal really was. A green salad on the side made this dish look even more appetizing. Ingredients (serves 4) 1 carrot 1 onion 2 cloves of garlic 1…

Simple beef stew

This is a fantastic dish full of good stuff. The Buxers couldn’t get enough of it, they were glad plenty was left for Friday’s lay-back day. The potato mash was top with cheese and been put under the grill for a little while, so crunchy on top. Mmm. The vegetarian version without the meat was…

Baked potato with rapid ragu & green bean salad

This rapid ragu is a Nigella Lawson recipe, the baked potato was my own idea to add. Together with the cold bean salad and almond shavings, this dish became more of an early dinner. 😉  -Enjoy- PS: I did make a vegetarian version as well. Just leave the pancetta and lamb out. The caramelized onions…

Healthy lentil, tomato & spinach soup

This soup makes you feel strong and super healthy: Red lentils, vine tomatoes and spinach, what a great combination. Our own Poppey from the office was very impressed and came back for seconds 😉 Ingredients (Serves 4) 1 tsp olive oil 1 white onion 2 cloves of garlic 2 sticks of celery 1 small bunch…

Cauliflower dhal

“Dal or dahl, a dish or preparation of lentils or other pulses”. I enjoyed making this dish as I never made dhal before. One word from my Bux audience today…filling! -enjoy- Ingredients (serves 4) 4 shallots 1 clove of garlic 1 small cauliflower groundnut oil 1 small handful of curry leaves 2 teaspoons mustard seeds…