Category Archives: Recipes

Veggiestani Stuffed Mushrooms

Mushrooms aren’t indigenous to Veggiestan, but as relative newcomers to the culinary scene they have made themselves really rather popular. This dish comprises plenty of ‘authentic’ ingredients but is, however, entirely our own creation. They were a hit at one … Continue reading

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Veggiestani Patatas Bravas Salad

Another fine recipe from our chiller cabinet. We have to write them down here otherwise we’ll forget how we did it for next time. Patatas bravas is, as I am sure all you lovely food experts know, the tapas dish … Continue reading

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Veggiestan’s Greatest Hits #14: Sudan. With Added Recipe.

Sudan is an honorary member of the Veggiestan Republic on account of its proximity to the Arabian peninsula: its culture and cuisine have a lot in common with the rest of the Middle East. And they make cracking fuls medammes. … Continue reading

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Camargue Rice Kufteh

OK, so I kind of discovered these by accident. I made some katteh, which is what Iranians call overcooked rice. This is not such a bad thing in itself; in fact in the North of Iran they actually make katteh … Continue reading

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Coron-Asian Un-Chicken

In the spirit of better-late-than-never-ness, here is our right royal jubilee recipe: Coronation Chicken, sans chicken, and with a decidedly Veggiestani twist. Because the world so needs another royal celebratory salad. It is always hard to make a rice salad … Continue reading

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Cho Cho: A Guest Vegetable Post from Peckhamistan

Y’all know that Peckham isn’t really in the Middle East, right? But for our purposes it may as well be, as it is from there that so much of my vegetable lore has been sourced. A lot of it from … Continue reading

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Introducing: Mama Ghanoush

Because Baba shouldn’t get all the credit. Yep, OK, so there is no such thing as Mama Ghanoush, and I’m just being really silly. But if Baba Ghanoush translates as ‘beloved of Baba’, then the title is apt, as this … Continue reading

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Spiced Labneh

Labneh is basically thickened (strained), salted yoghurt. I have already waxed lyrical about it within the pages of Veggiestan, but here is yet another example of just how very versatile the stuff is. You can use this as a meze … Continue reading

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Sweet and Sour Baked White Aubergines

This is a find example of an ingredient led recipe. Sometimes they are the most fun. You know how it goes: you buy something on a whim, and then worry about what to do with it later. Well, Peckham is … Continue reading

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The World’s Poshest Coleslaw. Veggieslavia meets Veggiestan.

To celebrate the arrival of a lorry load of stuff, at least half of which was dates, and also to celebrate the obligingly Spring-like weather over here in the UK, we made you some datey coleslaw. It will get them … Continue reading

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