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Veggie coconut curry

Recipe by Christopher Peacock A winter warmer that you can adapt to whatever vegetables you prefer and are in season. Swede, parsnips, squash or Brussel sprouts would work really well. We make up our own spice mix at Waterside but it makes quite a big batch. It is probably better, as I recommend here, to buy a smaller quantity of …


Chocolate and chestnut torte

This is a lovely torte that is not too sweet and can be served as dessert with seasonal fruit compote or just as an indulgence with an afternoon coffee. It also happens to be vegan and gluten free! Ingredients 400g Coconut milk 75g Dark cocoa powder 100g  Gluten free self raising flour 125g Caster sugar 1 tsp Ground cinnamon 450g …


Delicious prune and almond tart

I love this combination of flavours and it is a great winter dessert using dried prunes from the store. Once you have mastered the basics of working with sweet paste and frangipane you can use any fruit in season. Try pears, apricots or cherries for a lovely homemade bakewell tart. Bon appetit! Ingredients: Makes about 25 truffles For the sweet paste 250g unsalted …


Elderflower lemonade

One of the most refreshing drinks for the summer is Elderflower Lemonade. Free from artificial colours or flavourings, it’s quick and easy to make and a great excuse for a long walk collecting flowers. The Elderflower season is short, late May to the latest, mid-July if you live in the the north or Scotland. The heavily scented flowers make a …


Vegetable tagine apricots and prunes, cous cous, and mint yoghurt

I love the sweet warm spices used in this recipe and make my own blend I call Tagine spice. It has proved to be a popular dish at Waterside. Of course you can substitute for whatever is in season but at this time of year I look forward to the summery Mediterranean vegetables on offer. Leave out the yoghurt and you have a satisfying vegan meal. We have some lovely regular customers for whom …