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Vegetable Dishes

Red Cabbage with Apples




1 red cabbage (sliced)

1 onion (chopped)

2 large apples (Peeled and sliced

2-3 tblsps wine vinegar


Grated nutmeg




Fry the onion until soft.

In a casserole dish layer cabbage, onion and apples sprinkling each layer with the wine vinegar, salt, pepper and nutmeg.

Cover the casserole and cook for 3 hours Gas 3 or 325degrees F or 160 degrees C


Roasted Vegetables and Spicy Sauce




1kg selection of vegetables roasted in olive oil, e.g. potatoes, parsnips, carrots, peppers, onions, whole garlic, pumpkin, fennel or tomatoes

Spicy Sauce

8 black peppercorns

4 cloves

2 cardamom pods, cracked

1 tbls of each of the following: poppy, fennel, coriander and cumin seeds

2tbsp coconut milk

½oz butter

1tbsp oil

2 medium onions

2” fresh ginger-roughly chopped

1 green chilli, seeded

2”cinnamon stick

1 400g can tomatoes

1tbsp cashew nuts

Mint to garnish



•Dry fry the first 7 ingredients in a small pan for a few moments

•Liquidise these to a paste with the coconut milk

•Heat the oil and butter. Gently fry the onions until soft. Add ginger, chilli, cinnamon, tomatoes and the spice mixture. Cook for 2 or 3 minutes.

•Remove the cinnamon and puree the sauce.

•Reheat the sauce and serve with the roasted vegetables

•Garnish with mint and toasted cashews.

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