Once-A-Week Cooking Plan: Meat-free dinners (for a non-vegetarian family)

This menu is particularly directed at families that want to have a go at eating more vegetarian meals, but are afraid the children won’t like it: it won’t be substantial enough, it’s too difficult etc. It is becoming increasingly clear that the amount of meat that we eat in the Western world is unsustainable, not […]

Once-A-Week Cooking Plan: Soups (meat and vegetarian menus!)

It’s time for soup, and lots of soup, preferably with lots of bread for dipping. Soup is the kind of thing you can knock up and have going on the backburner all day. You can indeed make once weeks’ worth of soup in one day, enough for dinners and even lunches from leftovers. Really the […]

Big batch recipe: Pumpkin, Beetroot and Spinach Meatballs

  Meatballs are incredibly handy for the family fridge.  They can be tossed together with a pasta sauce and popped onto a wee mountain of pasta, or can be gobbled up as a handy snack when little tummies are rumbling, mid afternoon. These meatballs were a huge hit here at HQ one day with a […]