Recipes for the Vegetarian Week #vegchallenge: Day 4

It’s veggie bangers and mash, today: the 7-Day Vegetarian Menu suggests Vegetables in Disguise Lincolnshire Sausages, but you could use any of your favourite vegetarian sausages. You could also swap the broccoli for your favourite greens, and add vegetarian gravy for the ultimate bangers and mash experience.

Tomorrow we’re going east: visit us again for a fantastic tofu and noodle stir fry recipe.

How to spatchcock a chicken: a cut above the breast

When is a chicken a butterfly? When it’s been spatchcocked! (Sorry, that was a fowl joke.) A spatchcocked chicken is simply a whole chicken that’s been flattened out: this allows it to cook more quickly and evenly. Plus, there’s less waste when you serve the cooked chicken in quarters. It only takes five minutes to spatchcock a chicken, and there are only three steps. Read on to learn for yourself… Continue reading

A fish, chips and mushy peas recipe that’s easier on calories

Fish and chips has long been one of the nation’s favourite dishes. This easy recipe for crispy fish, chips and mushy peas is a lighter take on the old classic as it’s baked rather than fried, and has all the flavour with less of the fat.

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Pretty in purple: seasonal broccoli recipe

Appearing in our seasonal Organic Veg Boxes this week, purple sprouting broccoli makes a subtly colourful addition to your plate. This recipe for Purple Sprouting Broccoli and Speck Tagliatelle by Natoora takes just 20 minutes to make. Why not try it for dinner this week?

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Three ways to use your leftover lamb

One of the perks of making a big roast is having lots of leftovers to enjoy. Why not experiment with new flavours and create something completely different? We’ve put together three ideas from this month’s ocadolife magazine to help you make the most of your leftover lamb…

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Family baking: oat-of-this-world flapjacks

Satisfyingly wicked and really easy to make, everyone needs a good flapjack recipe in their baking arsenal. You can’t go wrong with the simple combination of butter, sugar, golden syrup and oats to make this treat – but there are also lots of ways to up your flapjack game.

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12 drinks of Christmas – The Boulevardier

On the third day, we’re stirring up a Boulevardier – like a Negroni, but with bourbon instead of gin.

Image of the Boulevardier


  • 25ml bourbon
  • 25ml sweet vermouth
  • 25ml Campari (£16 for 70cl)

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