Red pepper spread (muhamarra)

This morning I stumbled upon one of Kristof Steiner’s prime vegan recipes. I have happily read his stuff before (I would happily thumb my way through his recipe book – l say this in a hoarse whisper in case anyone with an interest should be reading this) and, as it happens, I have thought a…

Soused Aubergine

I’ve promised this recipe to a lot of people, but somehow I’ve never got around to taking pictures when I’ve cooked it or I have simply forgotten to share it. However, since I am making it for the fourth or fifth time in just a few weeks, and everyone who tasted it has loved it, I’ve…

Aubergine Paté

I recently posted a recipe for aubergine pate, now here comes another version. It’s not complicated and just as easy to make as the other one, but it brings a flavour to our kitchen with slightly eastern notes. Ingredients: 1 aubergine 1-2 garlic cloves 1-2 dl of oil (partly olive oil) a walnut-sized piece of ginger…

Garlic and Courgette Spread

This blog is getting to have a pretty good lineup of sandwich fillings (as opposed to my fridge, where thanks to my ever-hungry teenagers, overnight all trace of aubergine has evaporated). If you click on the sandwich spreads category you will finpd quite a few options, but now here is one more healthy choice, which…

Aubergine pâté

Well then, let’s get down to business and see what is left on my plate once I leave out meat, dairy products and eggs: it had never occurred to me that a lot of things that I had prepared without using any of the above ingredients were ‘vegan’. For example, aubergine pate, well, as long…