Who doesn't think pasta is just the most satisfying and comforting food to eat? Like honestly, there is nothing better than a big bowl of this delicious carb after a long hard day. What makes pasta even better is its versatility and how it comes in all shapes and sizes! From pesto to pomodoro to mac and cheese - I love it all! This autumn why not make a seasonal dish with this pumpkin addition to pimp up my take on your standard mac and cheese! I kid you not, it is the easies
Looking for a wholesome meal which is rich in flavour, protein, fibre and full of goodness to keep your immune system tip top in this time of year? Then this creamy dahl with added in coconut milk will keep you in check! Serve alongside some rice and/or roti, naan, chapati etc. for a complete delicious meal! Ingredients: (serves 2-3) - ½ onion, diced - 1tbsp garlic paste - 1tbsp grated ginger - 1tsp cumin - 1tsp spicy coriander - 1/2tsp cayenne pepper - 1/2tsp turmeric
To celebrate the week of the American Sweet Potato, I am bringing you a recipe you will want to save for those nights you want wholesome comforting meal. If you have never tried African Peanut Stew before then be prepared to fall in love. This creamy broth is made with peanut butter and is rich, cozy and damn right delicious. Please enjoy this one on me! Ingredients: (serves 2-3) - 2tsp garlic paste - 1 finger chilli - 1 (250g) sweet potato, cubbed - 100g broccoli - 2-3
If you are a fan of jackfruit, but not a fan of taking the time to marinate it, then Natures Charm's ready marinated tins of Bar-be-cue jackfruit are definitely for you! Ready to eat, or as an addition to your favourite meal - they really are amazing. Why not have your hand at my twist on a classic fried rice dish! Ingredients: Serves 2 · ½ onion, diced · 120g chestnut mushrooms, sliced · 1 can Natures Charm Bar-be-que jackfruit · 1tbsp roasted sesame oil · 120g basmati
I don't know about you, but during this period of social distancing and working from home I have loved spending more time making meals and creating delicious food for me and my boyfriend to eat.
We all know I love ramen, I love noodles, I love tahini and I LOVE chilli - so what could be better than all this in one bowl? This Dan Dan inspired sesame noodle bowl is so rich and delicious, you will be surprised at how easy it is to put together! Ingredients: Serves 2 Sesame Brot
With the cold weather often comes a lot of colds, sniffs and those days where all you want is some wholesome, comforting food. You may wonder how an Asian inspired dish can be so comforting, but trust me the ingredients in this dish definitely do the trick. I view it as the Asian and vegan alternative to the classic chicken-noodle soup people crave when they are sick. Ingredients: serves 2 - 150g basmati rice - 150g exotic asian mushrooms; shiitake, oyster, enoki etc. (plus 3
Have you tried banana blossom yet? It's definitely increased in popularity over the last year - namely in recipes calling for a battered 'fish' - but I want to show you that it is so much more versatile! It has a delicate flavour, much like tinned young jackfruit, which is great at absorbing flavours. It makes for a great component in a delicious curry, so I would definitely recommend trying it out! Ingredients: serves 2 - 1 can (400g) banana blossom, drained - 1 tin tomatoes
Keeping it real with one of my favourite meals to make which I am finally sharing with you guys! A creamy coconut ramen inspired by the non-vegan TanTan classic. The recipe here just serves one as I often like to make this when I am the only one home for an evening as I find it so comforting!
Ingredients: - 1/2C Natures Charm tinned coconut milk (full-fat) - 1tsp miso paste - 1tbsp sesame paste - 1tsp soy sauce - 1-2tbsp chilli oil - skinny soba noodles, cooked - 1/2 red pep
Ah, Pho (pronounced Fur) is one of my favourite meals! Especially if I am starting to feel a bit run-down in the winter months as it is just full of goodness. This recipe may seem a little bit more 'filly' then my others - but trust me, this Pho is amazing and I am so happy with the result! Let me know what you think when you make it! I would love to see your posts - remember to tag me: @plant.steph on instagram!
Ingredients: (serves 2) Broth: - 60g piece fresh ginger (peele
What is more comforting and autumnal for dinner at this time of year than a hearty pumpkin curry? I used red lentils for the addition of protein, and added in a bit of extra veg (which is optional) but none the less the curry sauce will have you going back for seconds (and thirds maybe...)! If you try out this recipe tag me on instagram @plant.steph as I love seeing your creations!
Recipe: serves 3-4 - 300g chopped pumpkin - 100g red lentils, dry - 200g chopped aubergine - 3
Ah sweet sweet gnocchi. The most comforting of foods. This recipe is a twist on the classic, with a not so traditional pan fried sauce made from Natures Charm evaporated coconut milk and brown rice miso paste. I pan fried mine with tempeh, mushrooms and peas but feel free to add whatever you like (eg. tofu, broccoli etc.). I hope you enjoy!
Ingredients: serves 2 - 1 pack sweet potato gnocchi (400g) - 250ml Natures Charm evaporated coconut milk - 2tsp brown rice miso paste -
The time has come for the fourth and final instalment of my Japanese series. The main dish is ready! This ramen recipe has been put together with my boyfriend, as the broth is definitely his domain. But here has it - how you can make your own authentic ramen at home. To find the dried seaweed I recommend going to an Asian supermarket to get the correct stuff!
Ingredients: serves 2 large bowls - 30g dried kelp - 30g dried mushrooms - 1 litre water soak for 30mins or moreStrai