Tag: recipe

  • It’s a collage

    It’s a collage

    It’s a collage, that’s what it is, it’s a coll-fucking-age

  • Christmas coming fast

    Christmas coming fast

    Saturday-Bloody-Morning Christmas coming fast Should have been here Tuesday Wednesday, Thursday night perhaps The world has got a problem Only one? I hear you ask Well one that’s really pissed me off That awful shopping task We all come down together to fill our metal guts With putrefying blood and bones and other awful stuff […]

  • An ordinary bloke writes about ‘Lessons you learn’

    An ordinary bloke writes about ‘Lessons you learn’

    An ordinary bloke writes about ‘Lessons you learn’ I was standing in the queue at Iceland, the frozen food store, yesterday. I was clutching a modestly-sized bag (700g) of McCain’s skin-on fries. We were having a dirty burger night and it was the last item on the shopping list. I’d already bought the Linda McCartney […]

  • potpotmush


    An accidental recipe cut potatoes and sweet potatoes into chip shapes and deep fry in plenty of oil until soft but not crisp – add some half chopped chestnut mushrooms wait until it’s obvious that the ‘chips’ are not going to get crusty but are in imminent danger of collapsing into mush scoop the potpotmush […]

  • Tarmac sandwich

    Tarmac sandwich

  • How much fruit and veg is ‘ten a day’

    How much fruit and veg is ‘ten a day’

    New research has indicated that people should eat 10 portions of fruit and/or vegetables every day if they want to achieve a longer and healthier life. I wondered what 10 portions would look like so I raided the fridge and fruit bowl and added fruit and veg until it weighed 800 grams, which, according the […]

  • Stacked Vegan Pizza

    Stacked Vegan Pizza

    I fancied making a pizza the other day but was fed up of those pale lacklustre crusts available from supermarkets so decided to make my own dough. I chose wholemeal bread flour and quick yeast since that’s what was in the cupboard, made the dough and used half of it to make a pizza base, […]

  • Half-Baked Potatoes

    Half-Baked Potatoes

    These are golden crisp outside and creamily soft inside. Cut baking potatoes in half along the length so that you have two flattish halves anoint with veg oil and sprinkle with seasalt. Place the potato halves flat side down onto a baking tray, cut a little cross in the top bulgy bit and bung into […]

  • Sweet Potato and Aubergine curry

    Sweet Potato and Aubergine curry

    Last night’s meal. INGREDIENTS 1 large sweet potato – diced into medium cubes 1 aubergine – diced into medium cubes 1 onion – sliced thinly 5 cloves garlic – crushed 1 strong chili – chopped finely * 1″ ginger root – chopped/crushed * 2 tablespoons ground coriander * 2 teaspoons ground cumin * 2 teaspoons […]

  • Vegan burgers and the Con club

    When I was growing up in Llanelli we always referred to the Conservative club as ‘The Con Club’. There was no malicious intent in this, after all, in those days, the Conservatives, in Llanelli at least, were not even significant enough to be regarded as a sideshow. I have noticed that in Cardiff the Conservative […]

  • Autumn food

    My first serious attempt at Rajma – a.k.a. Red Kidney Bean Curry The basic recipe is drawn from here: – thanks to Ceri for the variations and the live tips 🙂 First the ingredients: 2 cans red kidney beans, drained and rinsed under running water 2 tbsps vegetable/canola/sunflower cooking oil 1 tsp cumin seeds 2 […]

  • TLT – Tofu Lettuce and Tomato Sandwich

    Marinate cubes or strips of tofu in tamari, garlic, chilli and ginger before frying in sesame oil until they start to brown. Add freshly chopped or sliced tomatoes and stir for a minute, adding extra tamari and/or seasoning if it floats your boat. Pile into two slices of your favourite bread with crisp fresh local […]

  • not been out

    I’ve not been out the door today and it’s eleven pm already so it’s not likely to happen. Come to think of it I have been out the door, or doors, both back and front, but only to get the rubbish from the yard and put it out the front seeing as it’s bin day […]

  • Vegan Beetroot and Black Bean Burgers

    Besides being very tasty and nutritious, these are really easy to make and hold together well Delicious Vegan and Gluten Free burgers 2 medium beetroots grated 1 red onion chopped 1 white onion chopped 3 cloves garlic crushed 1 chilli chopped finely salt and pepper to taste tablespoon dried mixed herbs 3 cups cooked black […]

  • Home Made Tofu

    Home made tofu is amazing – make some today (or tomorrow, because you’re going to need to soak the beans) Get hold of 250 grams of organic soya beans and some coagulant. A heaped teaspoon of nigari is good but you can use the juice of a lemon or even a tablespoon or two of […]

  • How to kill a Lamb

    How to Kill a Lamb A man – Kenneth, stands alone over a table, he’s admiring a big knife, turning it over in his hand and watching the light glint on the blade. A younger man – Sam, comes in timidly. Kenneth looks around at Sam, the knife still in his hand. KENNETH: You the […]