Tag: Meat-free

Savoury Flapjacks

Another Christmas challenge – a gluten-free and dairy-free alternative to sausage rolls and savoury cheese pastry sticks. Something like the “mouth-feel” of pastry, with a satisfactorily savoury tickle for the tongue?

These “flapjacks” disappeared pretty well as fast as the sausage rolls. (more…)

Spaghetti and Garlic

Simplest is best.

Forty years ago, I tried to ride a Honda CD175 from Scotland to Greece, and back again; long story. I won’t bore you with the tale of how it started raining in Manchester, and stopped when I was coming back through Germany – but it was the worst rain storm in thirty years! (more…)


I remember the kitchen in Sanaa where I first made this; couldn’t get lasagne sheets, Ricotta,or Mozzarella in Yemen. And that particular day, after I’d spent hours hand making fresh lasagne … there wasn’t any fresh spinach in the souq around the corner.