National Cupcake Week – Day 4 – Lemon Meringue Cupcakes
September 18, 2014 – 11:25 am | No Comment

Another keen baking member, Andy Reynolds sent us this in – a cupcake with a zesty difference!
Ingredients:

200g caster sugar
100g softened butter
2 eggs, plus 2 egg whites
zest 2 lemons, plus 2-3 tbsp lemon juice
100g self-raising flour
4 …

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Curried wild rice & butternut squash soup
January 28, 2011 – 5:00 pm | No Comment
Curried wild rice & butternut squash soup

“Wild rice” is not actually rice at all, but the seed of a marsh grass native to the northern Great Lakes. Its nutty flavour and chewy texture makes a great addition to rice pilafs or simply cooked along with brown rice.

Buckwheat and feta salad
January 28, 2011 – 4:58 pm | No Comment
Buckwheat and feta salad

This recipe, using Suma organic Buckwheat is from the new Suma cookbook available free with any order (BK028)

Buckwheat is not a grain but actually an edible seed. Nutritionally, it is close to wheat but contains …

Spicy couscous with chickpeas
January 28, 2011 – 2:19 pm | 2 Comments
Spicy couscous with chickpeas

This is one of my favourite recipes for couscous, the aromatic spices combine really well with contrasting textures of the couscous and the chickpeas.

Ashura – whole wheat grain
January 14, 2011 – 12:06 pm | One Comment
Ashura – whole wheat grain

Whole wheat grains are a good source of complex carbohydrates, various vitamins and minerals and are naturally high in fibre and low in fat. You can eat whole grains plain, add them to other dishes such as soups or stews or use them as ingredients in baked dishes.

Feta and courgette bake with bulgar
January 14, 2011 – 11:39 am | No Comment
Feta and courgette bake with bulgar

This recipe can be easily adapted to suit what’s available. Try swapping the courgette for broccoli or cauliflower (or even a combination of the two). If there’s no cottage cheese available I frequently use a mixture of crumbled plain tofu and crème fraiche.

Quinoa Tabouleh
December 17, 2010 – 8:18 am | No Comment
Quinoa Tabouleh

Quinoa originates from the Inca people of South America, where it has been an important foodstuff for over 6,000 years. Today it is recognized in the western world for its high protein content and balanced set of amino acids. It is also gluten free and a good source of fibre, phosphorous, magnesium and iron. Simple to prepare, it is often used as a base for salads, but is also an ideal alternative to rice or couscous.

Barley grain stuffed peppers
December 16, 2010 – 3:46 pm | One Comment
Barley grain stuffed peppers

Barley is considered to be an excellent ingredient for providing soluble fibre, which helps to reduce cholesterol in the blood. It is also rich in niacin and iron.

Millet and vegetable gratinee
November 26, 2010 – 2:14 pm | 3 Comments
Millet and vegetable gratinee

Millet has a similar protein content to wheat, and is rich in B vitamins, calcium, iron, potassium and zinc. Millet is very versatile and is an ideal alternative to buckwheat, rice or quinoa. It is also gluten free.

Nut and Lentil Roast in Filo pastry
November 2, 2010 – 1:18 pm | One Comment
Nut and Lentil Roast in Filo pastry

Try our delicious vegetarian recipe for Nut and Lentil Roast in Filo pastry. Perfect for a vegetarian Sunday lunch. Submitted by Suma member, Julie Knott.

Vegan Christmas Cake Recipe
October 29, 2010 – 3:55 pm | 44 Comments
Vegan Christmas Cake Recipe

This vegan Christmas fruit cake recipe has been in Suma member Wendy Abbotts family for as long as she can remember. It doesn’t use eggs, and we’ve substituted the milk for soya milk. It’s really easy to make and uses lots of dried fruit and spices to create a rich delicious flavour.