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Ken Hom’s Braised Spicy Aubergines

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Ken Hom’s Braised Spicy Aubergines

“Aubergines are one of my favourite vegetables. I love their colour, taste and texture. Their subtle flavour is receptive to a good zesty sauce, such as this one from Western China. It’s worth trying to get the small, long thin Chinese aubergines for their sweet taste. However, this recipe also works perfectly well with the large European variety. The Chinese…

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Vegan Carbonara with Tofu Bacon

The sauce for this creamy carbonara pasta dish is made from cashew nuts. Pairing it with the crunchy smoky tofu bacon makes it a deliciously comforting dish. Serves 4 Ingredients Spaghetti or linguini pasta (enough to serve four people) For the carbonara sauce: 180g (1 cup) cashew nuts, soaked in hot water for 20 mins…

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Sweetcorn Chowder

This tasty sweetcorn chowder is like a thick and chunky soup. It is a full of potatoes and sweetcorn, making it a filling and satisfying dish. Serves 4 (as a starter) Ingredients 1 onion, finely chopped  2 stalks celery 2 cloves garlic 2 tbsp olive oil 1 tsp dried thyme 400g (2 cups) potatoes, peeled and…

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Keralan Squash and Cauliflower Curry

We suggest making these delicious Spiced Parsnip Parathas to go with this curry.  Serves 4 Ingredients 1 tbsp coconut oil 1 large onion, peeled and sliced 1 large chilli, sliced 1 inch fresh ginger, peeled and grated 6 gloves garlic, peeled and sliced 1 tsp fenugreek seeds 1 tsp nigella seeds 1 cinnamon stick, broken in half…

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Vegetable Kebabs with Miso & Ginger Glaze

The fresh figs add a delicious sweetness but they are not always available to use when in season. Be as creative as you wish with the vegetables, but choose veg that take about the same time to cook and cut them into similar-sized pieces. Serves 4 Ingredients For the kebabs 1 aubergine, cut into chunky…

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Chickpea Meatloaf

This chickpea meatloaf is cheap and easy to make. A hearty meal that the whole family will enjoy.  Makes 1 loaf (6 slices) Ingredients To make the loaf: 2 x 400g tin chickpeas, drained (juice from tin reserved) 1 onion, chopped 2 celery stalks, chopped 2 carrots, diced 2 garlic cloves, finely chopped 150g (2½…

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Chipotle Jackfruit Tacos

The toppings of these tacos include coriander, avocado and sour cream, which offer a fresh, cool contrast. Impress your guests by making your own spice mix – it adds a vibrant homemade flavour that is superior to industrial mixes.  Makes 8 tacos – serves 4 as a main and 8 as a starter Ingredients 2x…

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Lemongrass Noodle Soup

Makes 4 servings Ingredients 1 tbsp extra-virgin olive oil  2 garlic cloves, finely chopped 2 tsp peeled and finely chopped ginger 60g (4 stalks) lemongrass, cut in half lengthwise 144g (about 2 cups) mushrooms, sliced 10 cherry tomatoes, halved (about 1 cup) 1 stalk celery, cut into ⅛-inch slices 1 serrano chile, chopped 1 medium…

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Thai Red Porridge with Vegan Egg

This recipe is a great way to use up left-over rice or any Thai curry paste that you might have lurking at the back of the fridge.  Serves 2 (4 as a side) For the Thai broth 1 tbsp oil • 1.4 litres (6 cups) vegetable stock 3 tbsp vegan friendly red curry paste 400g…

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Super Green Thai Curry

Super Green Thai Curry

Go green or go home with this plant-packed Thai curry. Spinach? Check. Spring onions? Check. Peas? Check. And don’t forget the Alpro Coconut Unsweetened drink for that creamy finish. Serves 2 Ingredients Small bunch coriander Small bunch spring onions, white and green parts separated 100g spinach leaves 300 ml Alpro Coconut Unsweetened drink 1-2 tbsp.…

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Roasted Butternut Squash Macaroni

Roasted butternut squash Macaroni

This warming dish is the ultimate plant-based comfort food, made with Alpro Oat Unsweetened drink which contains no sugars and no sweeteners at all! Serves 4  Ingredients 1 butternut squash (around 1 kg) 2 tbsp lemon juice 75g grated vegan parmesan or 15g Nutritional yeast flakes ½ tsp powered garlic 1 tsp. mustard powder 1…

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Veggie Bean Burrito Bowl

Veggie Bean Burrito Bowl

Topped with Alpro Plain Unsweetened No Sugars Big Pot this Mexican feast is completely plant powered. Serves 2 Ingredients 2 flour tortilla wraps 1 small red onion, finely sliced 2 limes 1x 400g in of mixed beans, drained and rinsed 1 roasted red pepper, from a jar, roughly chopped 130g sweetcorn Small bunch coriander, roughly…

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