Growing and cooking fruit and vegetables

Mixed Bean and Lentil Chilli

By Veg cooking

A quick and easy mixed bean and lentil chilli

  • Prep: 35 mins
  • Cook: 1 hr

Bombay potatoes

By Veg cooking

A great side dish to any indian curry. Easy to prepare and quick to cook. Can be a meal in itself if you are short on ingedients

  • Prep: 15 mins
  • Cook: 35 mins
  • Yields: 4

Spiced red cabbage

By Veg cooking

Haskins is encouraging gardeners to make the most of their home-grown cabbage with a delicious spiced red cabbage recipe for Christmas.

Alasdair Urquhart, plant expert at Haskins Garden Centres, commented: “Making your own spiced red cabbage is simple and rewarding. Even if you haven’t had time to grow your own this year, you can still follow our step-by-step recipe.

“It’s so popular in all our centre restaurants that we thought we would spread some festive cheer and share the recipe with our loyal customers so that everyone can enjoy our spiced red cabbage in the comfort of their own home and make their Christmas dinner extra special.”

  • Prep: 20 mins
  • Cook: 1 hr 40 mins

Rosemary roasted potatoes

By Veg cooking

Haskins is encouraging gardeners to make the most of their home-grown rosemary with a delicious roasted potatoes recipe for Mother’s Day.
Alasdair Urquhart, plant expert at Haskins Garden Centres, commented: “Making your own rosemary roasted potatoes is simple and rewarding. Even if you haven’t had time to grow your own rosemary this year, you can still follow our step-by-step recipe.
“Rosemary is one of those herbs that makes a beautiful ornamental plant, as well as being a delicious culinary seasoning. Mums will love this tasty addition to the Mother’s Day dining table and so we thought we would share the recipe with our loyal customers.”

Thinking of giving up meat?

Giving up meat

Giving up meat

There comes a time in your life when you start to think about what you are actually eating. Questions like “is this bad for me” or “did this animal suffer” start to prick your conscience before taking a bite out of a burger. Giving up meat seems like a drastic step for a lot of […]

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Thinking of growing your own food?

Grow your own food-getting started

Grow your own food-getting started

Where to grow your own food When you imagine growing your own food, you probably picture a giant field with row upon row of vegetables. The first thing to realise is that you don’t need a vast area to get started. After all, you don’t have to grow all of your fruit and vegetables that […]

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