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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.

Persian Stuffed Squash with Tahini Sauce & Cinnamon Onions

October 19, 2018 – 4:13 pm

Persian Stuffed Squash with Tahini Sauce & Cinnamon Onions

Ingredients
2 small uchiki kuri (Japanese onion squash), or similar small squash
For the filling

1 onion, chopped
100 g Camargue red rice
20 g wild rice
200 g spinach, shredded
rind of a preserved lemon, finely chopped
12 black olives, freshly stoned …

Chocolate & Smoked Salt Tart with Bay Leaf Ice Cream

October 19, 2018 – 4:05 pm

Chocolate & Smoked Salt Tart with Bay Leaf Ice Cream

Ingredients
For the bay leaf ice cream

400 ml organic coconut milk
160 ml organic coconut cream
100 ml organic maple syrup
8 dried bay leaves

For the base

110 g organic dates, pitted
200 g organic almond kernels
10 g organic unsweetened cocoa …

Yellow Split Pea & Wild Garlic Tarka Dhal

October 19, 2018 – 3:59 pm

Yellow Split Pea & Wild Garlic Tarka Dhal

Ingredients

200 g yellow split peas
60 g wild garlic leaves, washed and roughly chopped
1 onion, finely chopped
4 cm piece fresh ginger, finely chopped
1 tin organic chopped tomatoes
1 tsp turmeric
1 green chilli, seeds in (de-seed for a …

Pea & Ricotta Polpette with Mint & Pistachio Pesto

October 19, 2018 – 3:53 pm

Pea & Ricotta Polpette with Mint & Pistachio Pesto

Ingredients

200 g fresh peas (shelled weight), or use frozen, defrosted
100 g ricotta cheese
100 g green split peas, ground to a fine powder
30 g cornflour
2 spring onions, finely chopped
Zest and juice of a lemon
30 g vegetarian …

Individual Pear Tatins with Cinnamon Ice Cream

October 19, 2018 – 3:45 pm

Individual Pear Tatins with Cinnamon Ice Cream

Ingredients
For the Ice Cream

1 400 ml can organic coconut milk
1 160 ml can organic coconut cream (liquid not solid form)
1 cinnamon stick, bashed to a powder in a pestle and mortar (equivalent to 2 generous …

Kale & Butter Bean Fritters

October 19, 2018 – 3:41 pm

Kale & Butter Bean Fritters

Ingredients

2 x 400 g cans organic butter beans, rinsed and drained
100 g kale, chopped and tough stems removed
40 g vegan or vegetarian Parmesan, finely grated
1 onion, finely chopped
2 cloves garlic, finely chopped
leaves from a sprig …