Category Archives: Sunday Afternoon at Home Cooking

What a Vegetarian Does with a BBQ, Part 8. Cooks Lentils, of course. A recipe for slow braised lentils.

When I made Ma di Dal last week, I wondered how the BBQ would cope with cooking such a dish slowly for several hours. I tried it, and am so pleased with the results. I believe it is better than the slow cooker!! Continue reading

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What a Vegetarian Does with A BBQ. Part 4 – Cooking Focaccia

I had been wanting to cook bread in the BBQ for a while. Accordingly, the Internet says that it is possible, and I was keen to try it. There is something so special about the scent of bread cooking – and floating from our balcony over to our neighbours. I am sure they wondered what we were up to.

We have trialled focaccia cooked in the BBQ several times now, and love it Continue reading

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What a Vegetarian does with a BBQ. Part 3 of a continuing series. Baked Pears, Strawberries, Grapes!!

The next trials with the BBQ are :
Roasted Rosemary Pears
Roasted Grapes with Thyme and Olive Oil
Sweet Baked Strawberries.

Make these in the oven or on the BBQ, they are delicious! Continue reading

Posted in 06 Early Winter, BBQs, Dairy, Grapes, Pears, Strawberries, Sunday Afternoon at Home Cooking, VEGETARIAN | Tagged , , , , , | 23 Comments

What a Vegetarian does with a BBQ. Part 2 of a continuing series.

Beautiful wintery days continue, clear skies, sunshine, happy moods. And the trialling of the BBQ continues to see what can be cooked in this no-fuss, not too much washing up, sort of a way.

If you haven’t see it already, take a look at Part 1 of this BBQ series to see Grilled Fennel with Lemon and Parmesan and Grilled Broccoli with Preserved Lemon.
Roasted Carrots with Pomegranate Molasses, BBq’d Cheese on Sourdough, BBQd Caramelised Bananas Continue reading

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