Tag: soups and salads

Lazy Pickled Beetroot and Goat’s Cheese Salad

Lazy Pickled Beetroot and Goat’s Cheese Salad

Pickled beetroot and goat’s cheese – another great taste combination. As the title suggest this salad is simply a matter of opening some packets, unscrewing a jar, shaking up some dressing and slicing a shallot.

Beetroot, Orange & Mustard Soup

Beetroot, Orange & Mustard Soup

I love this soup. It’s taste is so vibrant and unusual. Orange and beetroot go so well together and the mustard just gives it that little kick…

Vegetable Broth with Vegetarian Parmesan

Vegetable Broth with Vegetarian Parmesan

In case you didn’t know Parmesan isn’t vegetarian. Real Parmesan cheese uses animal rennet. However there are vegetarian versions of Parmesan and I used one in this recipe called Gran Kinara. If you’re not vegetarian you can easily substitute Parmesan or Grana Padano. If you’re vegetarian and can’t find Gran Kinara there is a link to the Vegetarian Society of Ireland below where you can find out about alternatives.
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Tomato and Puy Lentil Soup

Tomato and Puy Lentil Soup

This is a very hearty vegan soup, very filling and nutritious and just what you want on a cold winter’s evening. Have some in a comfy chair by a good roaring fire – or a heater, whatever you’ve got. Enjoy it.

Quinoa Tabbouleh

Quinoa Tabbouleh

This is a gluten-free version of the Levantine dish Tabbouleh. I love this salad. I love the mix of mint, parsley and lemon. It’s so fresh and it tastes like it’s doing you good as you eat it.

Mushroom and Creme Fraiche Soup

Mushroom and Creme Fraiche Soup

This is yummy soup – very full of fat though, even though it’s vegetarian. So I don’t make it too often but I really enjoy it when I do. If you like a good mix of sharp and creaminess you should love this too.

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