Some simple recipes for a Carrot dip, a Carrot and Corn salad and Beetroot, Carrot & Goats cheese muffins which I hope will do justice to the new crop of FLFy (Gavin’s ) carrots .Continue Reading "Recipes to make the most of new carrot crop"
I had lost this gnocchi recipe which is based on one by Ruth Rogers of River Café but found it again paired with the beetroot “pesto” recipe in House & Garden magazine and they do really work well together. It makes about 20 gnocchi – draining the ricotta may seem a bit fussy but it does pay off!Continue Reading "Chard gnocchi with beetroot ‘pesto’"
This recipe comes from the love.beetroot.co.uk website and is relatively easy to make. I roasted the beetroot first with a little balsamic vinegar before I pureed it but you could just boil them. I also used a single sachet of fast action dried yeast (the recipe asks for 1 tsp dried yeast) as I find the fast action yeast seems to work better. Apologies for lack of picture – loaf was eaten before I remembered I hadn’t taken a photo!Continue Reading "Beetroot, Cheddar (and bacon) Bread"
This recipe was taken from the book ‘Red Velvet and Chocolate Heartache by Harry Eastwood. The book has the tag-line ‘The ultimate feel-good book of natural cakes that taste naughty’. The cakes and desserts in the book tend to incorporate vegetables and therefore a boon for the sweet-toothed FLF member!Continue Reading "Beetroot Chocolate Fudge"
(a Covent Garden Soup company recipe, passed on by Susie)
We don’t have many recipes from the Ukraine but this one is reputedly from there.
Can be frozen for the winter – a great way to make good use of a glut of beetroot by doubling or trebling the quantities.Continue Reading "Tomato and Beetroot Borscht"
We’ve had beetroot in our share since we started 5 weeks ago. I’ve juiced it, roasted it, boiled it, cooked it in a chocolate cake but never have I thought to just grate it raw in a salad…Continue Reading "Shredded Beetroot and Carrot"
Well, those who came to the Children’s Harvest on Saturday will know how divine this cake was, in fact a copy of this recipe was waiting in the yurt for you all but unfortunately got hidden behind something else and never given out. Well here it is.Continue Reading "Beetroot and Chocolate cake"
Thanks to Jayne for this recipe 200g raw beetroot, shredded 100g white cabbage, shredded 40g red onion, shredded 1 level tbsp aioli or mayonaise 2 heaped tbsp greek yoghurt Method Mix veg in a bowl Stir the aioli or mayo into the yoghurt then add to the veggies and stir.