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Sam’s Tip of the Season: Soups

It’s definitely the time of year to wrap up in sweaters and scarfs. Chilly autumn walks and misty landscapes have me yearning for piping hot soups too. Lots of November vegetables make great additions to...

Posted 12 Nov 2018

Sam’s Tip of the Season: Pumpkins

It’s National Pumpkin Day today! Pumpkin carving for Halloween is a must in my house. We love taking time to choose exactly the right one. Which way round will it sit? Is it round enough?...

Posted 26 Oct 2018

Summer 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 taste of his...

Posted 27 Jul 2018

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

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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