Lucy's Friendly Foods

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Tomato and Olive Focaccia

Tomato and Olive Focaccia

Are you getting to that post Christmas stage when you’re running out of bread and all the fresh stuff? We were in desperate need of bread for lunch today and this recipe is just perfect. It’s quick…

Roasted Tomato Sauce with Roasted Vegetables and Herby Couscous

Roasted Tomato Sauce with Roasted Vegetables and Herby Couscous

This sauce is blinding! Packed full of sweet roasted tomato flavour, it adds to many a dish. Think pasta, pizza etc. I Particularly like it served with roasted vegetables and herby couscous –…

A Class Above Potato Salad

A Class Above Potato Salad

Yet more salads! I’ve always had a fondness of potato salad that I can’t really explain – gloopy cold potatoes anyone? This version can be easily made either dairy and egg free or…

Burger Buns

Burger Buns

Here’s the recipe for the burger buns I used with the Butternut Squash and Mushroom Burgers. The recipe was again inspired by my lovely new cookbook – Veggie Burgers every Which Way. Th…

Roasted Mushroom and Butternut Squash Burgers

Roasted Mushroom and Butternut Squash Burgers

It seems like it was a ‘Burger Tuesday’ in this house this week. At The Green Fair on Sunday I bought the recipe book Veggie Burgers Every which Way and it’s inspired me to experi…

Carrot and Parsley Salad

Carrot and Parsley Salad

The sunshine in the last couple of days has had my thought turning to salads, and this one is a particular favourite. Everywhere in France you can buy tubs of ‘Salade de Carottes Râpées&#8217…

Cucumber and Poppy Seed Salad

Cucumber and Poppy Seed Salad

Here’s my first recipe inspired by a recipe in my lovely new Ottolenghi cookbook. It’s certainly a step up from an average, rather bland cucumber salad – there’s nothing fla…

Tangy Mushroom Tapas

Tangy Mushroom Tapas

My lovely new bowls have inspired some more Spanish tapas dishes. Tonight, it’s Tangy Mushrooms perfect to accompany a spanish style meze of little tapas dishes. I didn’t have any sherr…

Roasted Green Bean Salad

Roasted Green Bean Salad

The next few days will be spent recovering from the festival (I know it was only one night but we made the critical mistake of forgetting it gets extremely cold at 3am, and so didn’t really s…

Baked Paprika Fries

Baked Paprika Fries

These fries/chips will revolutionise your life. You really won’t ever again consider buying flabby, oil laden frozen oven chips once you realise it takes a little time, a couple of potatoes a…

Roasted Vegetables Tricolore

Roasted Vegetables Tricolore

Roasted mediterranean vegetables are always delicious, but this way of cooking and presenting them gives an extra wow factor, making it the perfect vegetable accompaniment to serve straight from th…

Tangy Cucumber Salad

Tangy Cucumber Salad

I find it really hard to get my children to eat salads – they’re fine with salad vegetables on their own, but combine or dress them and then they’re not keen. Since Big S loves bo…

Chargrilled Tomato Salsa

Chargrilled Tomato Salsa

Mmmm, salsa…. The perfect way to liven up a plate of food. Mexican dishes, of course, but it can also transform a sandwich filling or many veggie dishes. I can’t wait to try tiny kitche…

Carrot and Poppy Seed Salad

Carrot and Poppy Seed Salad

Well we’re just back from a fantastic holiday in the South of France featuring beach fun in the Languedoc and then the incredibly wild and beautiful scenery of the Cévennes and Aveyron. It&#8…

Beetroot, Parsnip and Horseradish Soup

Beetroot, Parsnip and Horseradish Soup

This is a fantastic soup: earthy, rooty flavours with the punch of horseradish, and such a vibrant colour – a real autumnal warmer! Beetroot, Parsnip and Horseradish Soup (dairy-free, egg-fre…

Roasted Cherry Tomato Soup

Roasted Cherry Tomato Soup

I can no longer deny that it’s soup season. I love making them: quick, easy, warming, nutritious and the perfect way to use up the bounty of slightly past it autumn vegetables. There’s …

Leek and Pumpkin Soup (Soupe au Potiron)

Leek and Pumpkin Soup (Soupe au Potiron)

Brrr, it’s cold, damp and miserable today – we need a wholesome and warming lunch. Since it’s nearly Halloween there are pumpkins everywhere, here’s a great classic soup to …

The Best Avocado Sandwich

The Best Avocado Sandwich

This humble sandwich recipe is so very simple, but the end result is divine. Rich, smooth avocado pepped up with the tang of balsamic, the crunch of shallot, a hint of aromatic basil and sandwiched…

Sweet and Spicy Chilli Jam

Sweet and Spicy Chilli Jam

For D’s birthday I thought I’d make him something homemade among his presents. We had a big bag of Fresno chillies hanging around from our weekly vegetable box so I put them to good use…

Get Your Greens Here! AKA Salt and Vinegar Kale Crisps

Get Your Greens Here! AKA Salt and Vinegar Kale Crisps

I find kale rather challenging, it can seem so ‘green’ and tough and although doubtless packed full of goodness, it is not usually what I really feel like eating. But it being autumn, o…

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