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The Veg Table - By Erin Baker

Vegetarian and vegan recipes inspired by
tables around the world.

The Veg Table is finally here!

The Veg Table is a collection of recipes taught and cooked for thousands of people every year. The recipes are 100% people tried and tested.

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.

Erin's Recipes

Matar mushroom – mushroom and pea curry

Mushrooms add great texture to vegetarian dishes and the blended cashews provide a rich creamy base for this curry. Gravy is the sauce of the curry and it’s personal whether it should be thick or thin. The joy of cooking your own is you get to decide. Personally, I...

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Spinach gnocchi with cherry tomato ragù

Gnocchi has a tainted reputation due to the prepackaged varieties available in the supermarket. They are bland and very stodgy. Freshly made gnocchi should be light and fluffy like little pillows. If you’re not a fan of gnocchi and have never tried freshly made, give...

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Moroccan stuffed flatbread

These flatbreads are simple to make and absolutely delicious. Don’t be worried if the filling pokes through the dough, it will be fine in the end. The filling possibilities are endless – a variety of fresh herbs, spices and tastes can be added to create your own...

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Samosas with fresh mint and coriander chutney

Everyone loves a good samosa. This samosa recipe makes a bundle of the little parcels, but don’t worry if they’re not gobbled up because they freeze well too. The secret to this recipe is the amchoor powder, which is a fruity spice powder made from dried green mangos....

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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...

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Roasted squash and mango soft tacos

In Mexico, the cheeses are very subtle and creamy, unlike the punchy cheddars we have in the UK.  Feta may seem a weird choice, but it works well – opt for a creamy feta instead of a salty or long cured one. Wensleydale is also a good substitute for Mexican cheese. ...

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Insalata Caprese

Simple, classic and timeless. There is a reason why this salad has stood the test of time. Best made in the late summer with homegrown tomatoes and basil or purchased from a local farmer’s market. Try heirloom or heritage varieties of tomatoes that offer flavour,...

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Hummus

Hummus made with dried chickpeas that are soaked and then cooked is a bit more time consuming, but so worth the effort. To do this, simply use 100g dried chickpeas per 400g tin, so this recipe would need 200g. Put the chickpeas in a bowl and cover with twice the...

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Fattoush

Fattoush is a great way to use up old pittas and create an unforgettable summer salad. Sumac is a reddish-purplish powder made from dried and crushed fruits produced by one of the varieties of the sumac plant. It’s used in salads, to sprinkle on hummus and other mezze...

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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...

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Wild Garlic Pesto

  England, in the spring, is full of wild garlic, perfect for making wild garlic pesto. I’m forever encouraging people to get out and take advantage of it. Wild garlic leaves are easy to recognize and if all else fails, just smell the leaves for that pungent...

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Spanakopita

For me, as a young university student and very new to being vegetarian, spanakopita was love at first bite. It has been a long relationship and lasted throughout the years, altered for when I was vegan for 8 years and enhanced when I started growing my own herbs. I’m...

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