Tortilla Soup

Tortilla Soup

Tortilla soup is very satisfying and soulful.  This recipe is based on the traditional way to make it, however I’m leaving the option to add courgette, sweetcorn and beans to make the soup into a more substantial meal. The combination of beans, sweetcorn and squash...
Tom Kha Soup

Tom Kha Soup

Tom Kha Soup is comfort in a bowl. Creamy coconut milk, seductive chillies and fragrant lemon grass and lime leaves set this soup apart from any you have ever had. The vegetables can be swapped with the season, the coconut can be swapped to low fat if that is a better...
Miso Noodle Soup

Miso Noodle Soup

Miso Noodle Soup is my vegetarian equivalent to chicken noodle soup when I am starting to feel poorly. Miso is delicious and packed with nutrition. It is a traditional ingredient used in Japanese cooking. Miso is made by fermenting soy beans with salt and koji, which...
Pumpkin and Tomato Soup

Pumpkin and Tomato Soup

Autumn is finally here, celebrate the season with Pumpkin and Tomato Soup. Any type of pumpkin or winter squash can be used for this recipe. Even better, this soup is a great way to use up the bits of pumpkin leftover from carving jack-o-lanterns! This soup is great...
The Veg Table

The Veg Table

Trying to eat less meat or just eat more veg? The Veg Table cookery class will help you put veg in the centre of the table. We will cover an array of plant based recipes that inspire you to eat more vegetarian and vegan meals.

The Veg Table

The Veg Table

Trying to eat less meat or just eat more veg? The Veg Table cookery class will help you put veg in the centre of the table. We will cover an array of plant based recipes that inspire you to eat more vegetarian and vegan meals.

Pan Asian Express

Pan Asian Express

Hop on board for the Pan Asian Express! Pan Asian cuisine spans all of the southern countries in Asia.

Seed to Plate

Seed to Plate

Seed to Plate Five Day Cookery Course with optional accommodation at The Organic Farm Shop, Abbey Home Farm, Cirencester. Dates for 2019 12th-16th August Seed to Plate is a five day vegetarian cookery course with daily gardening sessions at Abbey Home Farm, a...
Pad Thai

Pad Thai

Over the years, I have tried various Pad Thai recipes and have been gravely disappointed. This recipe is a variation of one I learned in Chang Mai, Thailand. It’s truly authentic and delivers all that a vegetarian Pad Thai should. A couple times a year I run a Pad...
Meat Free Monday at The Royal Oak, Tetbury

Meat Free Monday at The Royal Oak, Tetbury

7th April 2018 6:00pm to 8:00pm The Royal Oak, Tetbury THIS EVENT IS NOW SOLD OUT. TO BE ADDED TO THE WAITING LIST IN CASE OF ANY CANCELLATIONS PLEASE EMAIL KATE on tips@asparagasm.com  Meat Free Monday Join Erin on the first Monday of the month at Tetbury vegan...
Erin’s Recipes

Erin’s Recipes

Erin's Recipes Satay View Erin's recipes for Satay Gyoza View Erin's recipes for Gyoza Fresh Local Ingredients View Erin's recipes for fresh local ingredients Pesto View Erin's recipes for pesto Spice View Erin's recipes for spice Soup View...
Asian Street Food Supper Club at Asparagasm

Asian Street Food Supper Club at Asparagasm

29th January 2016 Stroud based vegetarian chef, Erin Baker of Natural Cookery School, will be appearing at Asparagasm in Nailsworth for a Asian Street Food themed pop up supper club. Where: Asparagasm, Nailsworth When: 7pm arrival for welcoming drink, 29th Jan 2016...
The Natural Kitchen

The Natural Kitchen

The Natural Kitchen 1st-3rd February 2019 Fully booked 4th-6th October 2019 A three day vegetarian cookery retreat geared to make you a natural in the kitchen. Set on a beautiful organic farm in the Cotswolds, the residential course includes two nights accommodation...
Curried Split Peas with Courgette

Curried Split Peas with Courgette

Curried Split Peas with Courgette is inspired by trips to the Caribbean where I first had split peas cooked in this manner. The split peas are not mushy like in soup or dhal, but indvidual, cooked, but still with texture. The last 15 minutes of the cooking time the...
Som Tum – Thai Green Papaya Salad

Som Tum – Thai Green Papaya Salad

Som Tum has is hands down my favourite Thai dish. I love the fragrant curries, the creamy soups and the tangy noodles, but this spicy green papaya salad makes my heart sing every time. The first bite takes me back to the the street food vendors of Thailand. Green...
Protein Pancake

Protein Pancake

Gluten free, dairy free and divine Protein Pancakes. Pancakes are a breakfast that is very near and dear to my heart being American. Stacks of fluffy golden flapjack glistening with real maple syrup, none of the fake stuff. Traditional pancakes, although delicious...
Pumpkin Enchiladas Verde

Pumpkin Enchiladas Verde

Pumpkin Enchiladas Verde are the perfect way to enjoy pumpkin or winter squash. Enchiladas are one of my favourite Mexican dishes and pumpkin is one of my favourite vegetables making this a dish to remember. I chose to do this batch of enchiladas using a green salsa...
Pumpkin Pie

Pumpkin Pie

Pumpkin Pie has got to be the quintessential American autumn treat. As I am an American living in England I recreate this classic pie every year to remind me of home. Until they have tried it, most people I have met in the UK are not convinced they will enjoy a piece...
Cheese and Apple Scones

Cheese and Apple Scones

Apple season is upon us! These Cheese and Apple Scones capture with moment pairing together a classic combination. Great to eat on their own, but also pair very nicely with Pumpkin and Tomato Soup. Scones only take a few minutes to whip together. My secrets for...
Wild Garlic and Poppy Rolls

Wild Garlic and Poppy Rolls

Just back from a freezing cold camping trip in our van to Sussex, I had to make soup and bread up return to warm us up. Lemon and thyme lentil soup and wild garlic and poppy rolls was what I ended up with. We had a fabulous stay at Wowo Campground. Despite the cold,...
Parsnip Croquettes with Honey Mustard

Parsnip Croquettes with Honey Mustard

Parsnip croquettes are very kid friendly both to make and enjoy. Parsnip is a staple in our house over the winter months. It’s a very versatile vegetable and can be enjoyed raw grated into a coleslaw, in soups, as a mash and of course roasted. Finger foods are a...
Winter Squash, Butter Beans and Spinach Pesto

Winter Squash, Butter Beans and Spinach Pesto

There many varieties of winter squash: butternut, sweet dumpling, hakido, acorn, delicata, kabocha and red kuri to name a few. This is the perfect time of year to take advantage of their versatility, deliciousness and ease. For a quick and easy side, simply cut open,...
Parsnip and Celeriac Coleslaw

Parsnip and Celeriac Coleslaw

Need to use up those parsnips and celeriac from the veg box. This is a great seasonal slaw speckled with cranberries and hazelnuts. Serve with as a salad for lunch with a bowl of soup or use as a side for dinner, goes great with burgers. Parsnip and Celeriac Coleslaw...
Sample Catering Menu

Sample Catering Menu

Sample Catering Menu Sample Catering Menu The Natural Cookery School provides vegetarian and vegan canapés, starters, soups, salads, mains and puddings. All of our dishes are made with local and seasonal ingredients. We can also arrange serving and waiting staff if...