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The Veg Table - By Erin Baker
Vegetarian and vegan recipes inspired by tables around the world.
The Veg Table is a collection of recipes taught and cooked for thousands of people every year.
They’ve got the thumbs up in classes, parties, supper clubs and catered events. Fresh, full of flavour, and inspired by regional cuisine, they showcase a range of cookery techniques and a variety of ways to make meat-free meals tempting and indulgent.
At 4pm the streets of Marrakech flood with women and their daughters selling treats, and these coconut and orange blossom biscuits were my favourite!
Mexican wedding cakes are actually biscuits and are an example of culinary influence from Spain. These little cookies are traditionally served at weddings.
Tarka dhal has a base of lots of garlic, cumin seeds and amchoor powder. Amchoor powder is made from dried mangos and gives a gorgeous lemony taste to the dhal.
Aubergine and lentil moussaka is a hearty Mediterranean dish. I made this dish for my wedding years ago, so is a special recipe. Vegan version included.
When tomatoes are out of season and you fancy salsa, try this one instead of fresh salsa. Roasting the tomatoes adds more flavour and a better texture.
This recipe for Za’atar flatbread is a basic pitta with za’atar – a fragrant Middle Eastern spice mix – and olive oil. It’s just perfect to mop up everything in a mezze!
Roasted plums create a gorgeous dessert made of fragrant herbs, tart plums and sweet syrup. Vegan version included in the full recipe.
Bruschetta is a simple classic, but when done right it’s just perfect. Using sweet fresh tomatoes, fragrant basil, and garlic-kissed toasted bread, this recipe delivers.
Stuffed tomatoes and peppers are a traditional Mediterranean recipe that are perfect for summery evenings, paired with a delicious and refreshing wine.
This Greek green beans recipe is a great way to use up the summer gluts of beans and can be served as a side dish or as part of a mezze.
Vegetarian Paella is such an attractive dish with the saffron kissed rice, fresh herbs, lemon slices and green olives. And this version uses even more veg!
Pulled jackfruit tacos is a great alternative to the classic Mexican dish – jackfruit is a wonderful vegetarian alternative for pulled pork.