Category Archives: Vegetarian

Under the Tuscan Sun

Buongiorno tutti! The title of this post seems to have sprung from the part of my brain designed for storing the names of bad 90s films, but we’ll go with it for now… We return from shooting our summer chapter … Continue reading

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The great outdoors

What a beautiful Easter weekend we had here at Salad Club. From beach hut breakfasts in Calshot to picnics in Brockwell park, we managed to spend almost every mealtime outside, only venturing indoors for loo breaks and sleeps. There’s quite … Continue reading

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The last couple of months have been frugal for the pair of us. Since excitedly sitting down to write and shoot our book, as well as plan madcap adventures for the latter stages of the year, our money matters have … Continue reading

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Feast in the Middle East

There’s this great place I know where the food is just right; it’s called Syria and right now, the skies are blue and the ground is a happy 28˚. The last couple of weeks there and in neighbouring Lebanon have … Continue reading

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One weekend, two crumbles

The weathermen seem to think that weekend rain we had was part of a ‘monsoon’. They also seem to think that London has a tropical climate, in that case. I don’t know about you but I wasn’t feeling particularly tropical … Continue reading

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Salad Club @ Cornercopia

Last Thursday, Rosie and I took on a day’s residency at Brixton Market’s Cornercopia. For those of you who haven’t been introduced, Cornercopia was set up by locals, Anne and Ian, to encourage the growth and eating of local and … Continue reading

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Food to restore

A quick lunch for a new mum friend of mine, with ingredients scooped into my rucksack from the market… From left to right: Salad of aubergine, walnut and mint Prick and roast one large aubergine under the grill until the … Continue reading

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Elderflower cordial, enchiladas, potholes and antiques

This week has been fun, and pretty random so far – all in line with the weather as things at Salad Club often tend to be. Bank Holiday Monday (16ºC, overcast with sunny spells) began with a hungover household, some … Continue reading

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Wild Garlic and Watercress Soup

Yesterday’s mild, fragrant air sprung the desire in me to knock up a simple watercress soup – something fresh and green, but warm, for a cool and light evening. My friend Anna, who’s been tussling with her little Brixton garden, … Continue reading

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Ultimate veggie chilli

Last week I had the pleasure of hosting 8 lovely ladies for a weeknight supper and long overdue catch up. When I’m feeding lots of people on a school night and I want to join in the conversation rather than … Continue reading

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