Entries by Victoria Lagodinsky


A recipe for World Vegan Month – Roasted Onions with Nut Stuffing

From Nicola Graimes’s Veggienomics.   This week’s vegan recipe for World Vegan Month is for delicious roasted onions stuffed with toasted nuts and seeds, from Nicola Graimes’ brilliant Veggienomics. Here, the most humble of ingredients are turned into something special with very little effort. The baked onions are perfect served simply with steamed rainbow chard. […]


It’s World Vegan Month, so why not give vegan food a try with this Potato and Coconut Samosa recipe

From Adele McConnell’s The Vegan Cookbook.   To continue our celebration of World Vegan Month, this week we are sharing a recipe for delicious vegan Potato and Coconut Samosas from Adele McConnell’s The Vegan Cookbook. They make a lovely and satisfying snack, and are great served with the tomato relish from last week’s Sweet Potato […]

Spooky sweets – Mini Ghost Cakes for Halloween

From Juliet Stallwood’s The Icing on the Cake. Happy Halloween! Try these cute ghost cupcakes, which are perfect for halloween parties and sure to be loved by adults and the kids. You can change the expressions of the ghosts by altering the position of the pupils and changing the shape of the mouths.   Mini […]


Eat Yourself Pregnant – the right diet to get your body baby-ready

From Zita West’s Eat Yourself Pregnant, with recipes by Christine Bailey.   It’s National Infertility Awareness Week, so who better to go to for advice than the UK’s most-trusted fertility expert Zita West. Zita knows that diet and fertility are inextricably linked, and so preparing your body for a successful conception really can come down […]

Diwali feast – Lamb Biryani with Raita and Poppadoms

From Sunil Vijayakar’s The Big Book of Curries.   Celebrate Diwali with this delicious and fragrant Lamb Biryani. Serve with crisp poppadoms and creamy raita for a feast of flavours and textures.   Lamb Biryani Serves: 4 Preparation time: 20 minutes, plus at least 4 hours marinating and 30 minutes resting Cooking time: 1 hour […]