Category: low glycemic index

Recipe: Three Roasted Vegetable Soups

Three recipes in one post today, because it’s the same (very easy!) method, but with markedly different flavours.  I’ve given recipes for a very simple but delicious pumpkin soup, a subtly perfumed beetroot soup and a creamy Jerusalem artichoke soup,…

Garden to Plate: Jerusalem Artichokes

I’ve noticed a distinct trend in my occasional forays into vegetable gardening: if it’s easy to grow and doesn’t get eaten by caterpillars, you can guarantee it is monstrous to prepare (I’m looking at you, broadbeans). It must be confessed…

Recipe: Arroz con Pollo with Peas

This recipe is adapted from Andrea Chesman’s book Serving Up the Harvest.  I’ve made this recipe with snow peas, sugar snap peas, green beans or broadbeans supplementing or replacing the peas, and I often add paprika, chilli, oregano, thyme, or…

Recipe: Lentils with Peppers

This recipe is my adaptation of a recipe in Cook Simple by Diana Henry.  Diana Henry’s recipe is an adaptation of a recipe in A Book of Middle Eastern Food by Claudia Roden.  And so the cycle of recipe-adaptation continues. …