Cookery School Manager Sam’s Tip of the Season!

Beetroot is one of my favourite root vegetables; it’s so versatile, has a robust, earthy flavour and doesn’t have to be just for pickling! I really like pickled beetroot and its ability to add an...

Posted 30 Apr 2018

Wild Garlic Foraging with James Wood

James Wood is a renowned wild food forager who runs his unique and deeply engaging wild food cookery and foraging courses at the Vegetarian Society Cookery School. Here he gives us a little taste of...

Posted 26 Feb 2018

Chinese New Year – Spicy Spring Rolls

Happy Chinese New Year! To turn your spring rolls into more of a meal, serve them with fried rice bulked out with some of the spring roll vegetable mixture. Simply cook your rice then drain...

Posted 16 Feb 2018

How to make cauliflower steaks two ways

Got a cauliflower? Try making these cauliflower steaks! Large cauliflowers work best. To prepare the cauliflower steak: 1. Wash the cauliflower and remove leaves. 2. Carefully trim stalk so the base sits flat on the work...

Posted 12 Jan 2018

Moroccan Chickpea and Aubergine Stew Recipe

Being healthy when it’s still cold means something warm and comforting,as well as nutritious can tick all the boxes. Our Moroccan Chickpea and Aubergine Stew recipe is a perfect midweek warmer packed with flavour to get you...

Posted 02 Jan 2018


Tip of the season by Alex Connell

by Alex Connell, Principal Tutor at the Vegetarian Society Cookery School. Bright blue skies and cold air is the perfect backdrop to a winter’s walk. Warm food is the order of the day; soups, casseroles,...

Posted 10 Nov 2017

Marinated Ginger Tofu with Pak Choi recipe

With simple yet stunning flavours, this tofu recipe shines a spotlight on the humble protein source. For a midweek treat or a satisfying weekend craving of delicious yet nourishing food, this recipe is guaranteed to...

Posted 29 Sep 2017


Wholewheat Pasta with Chilli and Rocket recipe

Italian cooking never fails to impress, be it a simple, or complicated dish. Turning a few ingredients into a stunning dish can be just as rewarding as a saucepan that has sat on the hob...

Posted 31 Aug 2017

Wholemeal Pasta with Chilli and Rocket