red pepper dip

Easy Red Pepper Dip

As we move towards the Summer Holidays I plan to highlight some delicious, affordable and easy to cook picnic and BBQ recipes. This is part three from a series of vegan picnic ideas from
Louise Palmer-Masterton
, who is the founder of multiple award-winning restaurants
Stem & Glory. The first in this series was a delicious Vegan BLT and the recipe can be found here. The second recipe in the series was a delicious Vegan quiche and the recipe can be found here. The third recipe in the series was this amazing vegan egg mayo sandwich and the recipe can be found here.Part four is this interesting Czech style Vegan potato salad and the recipe can be found here.
Part five of this vegan, picnic and summer recipe share is this delicious Red Pepper Dip.This red pepper dip has a sweet and smoky flavour, making it perfect as a dip or served on the side with just about anything! So if you want to cook something that is part of an award-winning restaurants menu, now is your chance!


vegan egg mayo sandwich

Vegan egg mayo sandwich - Ideal summer picnic food

As we move towards the Summer Holidays I plan to highlight some delicious, affordable and easy to cook picnic and BBQ recipes. This is part three from a series of vegan picnic ideas from Louise Palmer-Masterton , who is the founder of multiple award-winning restaurants Stem & Glory.

The first in this series was a delicious Vegan BLT and the recipe can be found here.

The second recipe in the series was a delicious Vegan quiche and the recipe can be found here.

Part three is a glorious Vegan Egg Mayo Sandwich, so if you want to cook something that is part of an award-winning restaurants menu, now is your chance!

Vegan ‘Egg’ Mayo Sandwiches

Makes 2-4 rounds of sandwiches depending on the bread size


Vegan BLT

Vegan BLT

As we move towards the Summer Holidays I plan to highlight some delicious, affordable and easy to cook picnic and BBQ recipes. I am very excited to announce that to kick this off, I have a series of vegan picnic ideas from Louise Palmer-Masterton , who is the founder of multiple award-winning restaurants Stem & Glory.

The first in this series is a delicious Vegan BLT. So if you want to cook something that is part of an award-winning restaurants menu, now is your chance!

The ‘VLT’ (Vegan BLT)

Makes 2-4 rounds of sandwiches depending on the bread size

This has been on our menu at Stem & Glory Cambridge for years and it’s an absolute winner.

The trick is making the tempeh bacon super thin and super crispy and having just the right amount of mayo to make it sing!


Fresh Pasta Recipe

Fresh Pasta Recipe. Simple homemade pasta.

Fresh pasta is so easy to make yourself. You will soon wonder why you even bothered with the dried stuff. We often get together in the kitchen and make it together. The ingredients can often be found in the house and you can honestly taste the difference. Check out this recipe for simple and tasty pasta dough.


60 Second Nutella Cookies

60 Second Nutella Cookies

The little lady found a 60 second Nutella cookie recipe over on TikTok, unfortunately, she couldn't find it again. She could remember the ingredients, just not the amounts of each item. But with a little playing around, we found the correct balance.

And when we did find that correct balance the outcome was amazing. The cookies tasted amazing with an extra gooey chocolate bit in the centre. The little lady loved her creation and we have had them several times since.

If you are looking for some simple baking to do with the kids, that doesn't take too long or create too much mess, have a go at this and let us know how you got on.

For the sake of this recipe, I will give approximate measurements but have spare of each ingredient to be able to adjust.


easy bread recipe

Easy no-knead bread recipe

A really light and fluffy bread. It would be ideal for dipping in vinegar and oil..... mmmmm yummy! This is a really simple recipe for some delicious and easy no-knead bread.


Easy Chicken Satay

Easy Chicken Satay with sticky rice and cucumber salad

Sometimes you need something quick and easy for your mid-week meals and this Chicken Satay recipe fits the bill well. Served with sticky rice and a cucumber salad, turns a traditional snack into an evening meal rather nicely.

Being unusually organised, I remembered to get the chicken breast out of the freezer in the morning, allowing them to be thoroughly defrosted by early evening.

It may appear to be a large list of ingredients. However a lot of it you may already have in the cupboard. It came in at just over £5 but did make enough for my lunch the next day.


How to get the kids to eat vegetables goma-ae Greens

Getting the kids eating vegetables | Goma-ae greens

Goma-ae greens - How to get the

eating vegetables! This could also be used as a snack, salad, side dish or part of a selection of snacks.


strawberry gateau

Strawberry & elderflower gateau with strawbery coulis

Strawberry Gateau - I’m going to be honest and say I didn’t price this up because I forgot. It was a special treat during the holidays. Also, whilst being honest I wasn’t too sure how it would turn out because I haven’t really cooked a pudding before. Well, I say cook, this actually doesn’t involve any cooking! As it turned out, it wasn’t bad! Oh, before I woke up this morning I didn’t even know what a coulis was, let alone how to make one.