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Discover a world of healthy vegetarian and vegan food

Here at Suma Wholefoods we have been sourcing and distributing wholefoods since 1977. We have always been a vegetarian company – it’s one of our core values – and we are passionate about food.

Need inspiration in the kitchen? We are proud to be associated with Steve Dent aka “The Circus Gardener”, a self taught cook and an organic grower of fruit and vegetables. Steve has been creating delicious recipes for Suma since 2014 and we are delighted to showcase them here.

For more “seasonal vegetarian cooking with a side helping of food politics” take a look at Steve’s blog, The Circus Gardener’s Kitchen. It’s full of really interesting articles, beautiful food photography and mouth-watering recipes.

Almond Stuffed Pears with Chocolate Sauce

October 19, 2018 – 5:11 pm

Almond Stuffed Pears with Chocolate Sauce

Ingredients

4 pears
1 litre water
1 vanilla pod
1 star anise
100 ml organic maple syrup
Juice of 1/2 lemon

For the filling

140 g organic almond butter
20 g organic extra virgin coconut oil
20 ml maple syrup
1 tsp organic vanilla essence

For the …

Pumpkin Seed Cranberry & Nut Tartlets

October 19, 2018 – 5:03 pm

Pumpkin Seed Cranberry & Nut Tartlets

Ingredients
For the pastry

150 g plain organic flour
75 g organic butter, cut into small cubes (use 75 g melted coconut butter for vegan version)
1 free range organic egg
pinch sea salt

For the filling

60 g pecan kernels, broken …

Chick Pea Curry with Green Pea Pilau

October 19, 2018 – 4:56 pm

Chick Pea Curry with Green Pea Pilau

Ingredients

240 g dried organic chickpeas, soaked overnight
1 onion, chopped
1 tsp black mustard seeds
1 tsp cumin seeds
pinch asafoetida
5 cm piece of ginger, chopped
2 red chillies, seeds in, chopped
2 cloves garlic, chopped
1 tsp sea salt
1 tsp ground …

Open Asparagus Ravioli with Pea Puree

October 19, 2018 – 4:41 pm

Open Asparagus Ravioli with Pea Puree

Ingredients
24 asparagus stalks
For the pea purée

2 tbsp extra virgin olive oil
150 g shallots, finely chopped
500 g fresh or frozen peas
150 ml vegetable stock
20 g fresh mint leaves
1/2 tsp sea salt
juice of half a lemon

For the …

Blueberry Tart with Lemon Verbena Ice Cream

October 19, 2018 – 4:38 pm

Blueberry Tart with Lemon Verbena Ice Cream

Ingredients

400 ml organic coconut milk
160 ml organic coconut cream (not the solid form)
100 ml maple syrup
20 g lemon verbena leaves

For the tart

175 g organic ground almonds
50 g organic coconut oil
35 ml organic maple syrup
350 g …

Spiced Red Rice & Lentil Salad

October 19, 2018 – 4:22 pm

Spiced Red Rice & Lentil Salad

Ingredients

80 g lentils (I used dark speckled lentils)
80 g Camargue red rice
1 red onion, finely sliced
1 red pepper, finely sliced
1 courgette, halved lengthways and finely sliced
1 large carrot, grated
60 g organic dried apricots, finely chopped
80 …