As I work in a Market Garden, I like to cook with what I grow. From soups, breads, hearty main courses to my favourites - cakes and puddings!

We're a family of three, all vegetarians. I've been veggie for 25 years, my husband for 17 years and my son has been veggie all his life. I don't believe in preaching to anyone about my choice of not eating any meat or fish, because frankly, it's not my business! But I do believe it's healthy, environmentally friendly and most importantly, delicious.

You can check out my recipes by clicking on the picture links or there is a full list of recipes with links at the bottom of this page. 

I'm often asked about which cookbooks I use, but truthfully, we find a lot of ideas from just doing an internet search with ingredients. However, I have listed below a list of some really good vegetarian cookbooks that are simple and useful, and most importantly fuss free.

Hamlyn Vegetarian Student Cookbook
Good Food 101 Veggie dishes
River Cottage Veg Everyday
The Vegetable Bible (Marks and Spencer) is fantastic. Look out for it on Ebay/Abe Books as it's now out of print.

Other good places for vegetarian recipes on the internet:

Riverford Organic
We don't eat anything with a face blog

Vegetarian Recipes:

Pea and Feta Frittata (Pea and Yorkshire Fettle Frittata)
Kale, Leek and Cheddar Tart
Leek and Mushroom Pie
Squash, Potato, Spinach and Chick Pea Curry
Pumpkin and Red Lentil Soup
Pasta Please - Spinach and Walnut Pesto with roasted red pepers
Pasta Please - Roasted Fennel, Chilli and Peppers with spaghetti

Pudding Recipes:

Spiced Apple and Sultana Crumble
Strawberry and Rhubarb Crumble

Cake Recipes:

Rhubarb and Vanilla Yoghurt Cake
Marzipan Berry Cakes
Thyme and Lemon Cake
Bakewell Muffins


  1. Erm, Jen that jug is fricking gorgeous!!! I am now having a covet of it. I'm a vegetarian too and it makes me laugh that someone has a blog called we don't eat anything with a face because that's how I explain my diet to the uneducated, must go and have a look. My bible is Delia's Vegetarian Collection and also Cranks...just for the Homity Pie...lush! xx

  2. Wow! Just found you via Tabiboo via #blogtacular.
    We have so much in common (vegetarian/kids/camping/fuit&veg growing) and I live in Yorkshire too!
    I spend my time crocheting or trying to create meals for my family from what the garden has to offer
    One of my best veggie cook book for the basics is Rose Elliots Quick and Easy. I also use The Complete Book of Vegetarian Cookery (published by Colour Library Books)which has an amazing guinness fruit cake. My most favourite book at the minute is The Complete Book of Preserving (published by Marshall Cavendish) which we've just made Gooseberry Curd from.


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