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Another lunch-time or snack-attack goodie! This recipe offers a choice of seitan, tofu or faux chicken pieces.
Seitan (also known as gluten)is made from the most protein-rich part of wheat. It's a healthy, natural and delicious alternative to meat and has been used in China and elsewhere for centuries. Seitan is available in jars from good health food shops. Tinned gluten can be found in Oriental supermarkets - plain or as mock duck or mock chicken. Redwood Cheatin' Chicken Pieces are found in health food shops. Alternatively, use cubed smoked or plain fried tofu.
This is a very fresh, simple salad and quite cheap as well as being a good source of protein. Frozen broad beans aren't expensive. Alternatively, try cooked flageolet beans or edamame (fresh green soya beans, pictured).You can buy tinned or dried flageolet beans from good supermarkets, health stores or delis; edamame (fresh green soya beans) are sold frozen in large supermarkets or Oriental grocers.
This is a truly sumptuous dish yet it isn't difficult. It can all be done while the squash bakes in the oven.
If you don't have cooked wholegrains, they can be made - as with the sauce and salad - while the squash is baking.
The picture here shows the recipe made with quinoa. Try experimenting - a fried smoked tofu cubes or a few handfuls of cooked aduki beans would work well in the recipe, as would chopped nuts such as hazel or brazil - but the world's your falafel!
New and improved recipe which has been dished up to TV food critics on ITV's Britain's Best Dish and they loved it! Serve with Rose's gravy or our Red Wine and Porcini Mushroom Gravy. If you haven't time to make the sausages, use ready-made vegan sausies such as Fry's, Linda McCartney, Redwood or Vegetarian Choice - or even good old Sosmix.
A very nice way to use left-over potatoes. This recipe tastes good with a dollop of soya yoghurt or served with Lentil Dahl and steamed cabbage or spinach. You could even add a few handfuls of cooked chickpeas or cooked whole lentils to the stuffing too.
A non-stick or well-seasoned cast-iron pan is essential to make good pancakes.
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