Seasonal recipes for the month February. February still has plenty of seasonal food. Go for long storage vegetables, like carrots, onions and potatoes. Now is also the time to start tucking into your preserved or fermented foods.


  • Baked Potatoes with Creamy Chives filling

    Enjoy this baked potato with a seasonal salad of grated carrots with sultanas and a simple dressing of olive oil and lemon juice.

    • Serves: 4 • Preparation Time: 20-25 minutes • Cooking Time: 35-40 minutes

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  • Bean and Seaweed Soup

    According to a recent study, regular bean eaters are 22 percent less likely to be overweight and have smaller waistlines than those who pass on legumes. Beans release energy slowly into the body, making them a great weight loss food. 'They are also high in protein and fibre, which satiates the appet...

    • Serves: 4 • Preparation Time: 10-20 minutes • Cooking Time: 20 minutes

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  • Beans and Kale

    Another simple, warming, winter recipe. Probably the easiest recipe I've ever written!

    • Serves: 4 • Preparation Time: 15 minutes • Cooking Time: 20-30 minutes

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  • Beetroot with fishcakes

    You can either buy pre-cooked beetroot or uncooked beetroot. Allow roughly 3 beetroots per person.

    • Serves: 4 • Preparation Time: 30-60 minutes • Cooking Time: 25-40 minutes

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  • Cabbage and Noodles

    A simple recipe with seasonal cabbage and noodles. Serve with fried banana for a sweet twist.

    • Serves: 4 • Preparation Time: 15-20 minutes • Cooking Time: 25-30 minutes

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  • Curried Parsnip Soup

    parsnips are a great winter vegetables and very versatile. this recipe is vegetarian, but you can make it vegan by substituting the yogurt for a soya version.

    • Serves: 3-4 • Preparation Time: 10-20 minutes • Cooking Time: 20-30 minutes

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  • Dutch sauerkraut and potato dish (Zuurkoolstamppot)

    Another one of my favourite Dutch recipes. I make my own sauerkraut, but back in the Netherlands you could buy fresh sauerkraut from a fermentation bin. I doubt if you still can though... If you don't use all the sauerkraut, just keep it in the fridge and it will last for ages.

    • Serves: 2-3 • Preparation Time: 10-15 minutes • Cooking Time: 20-30 minutes

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  • Lentil and Sheese Burgers

    A vegetarian recipe, serve with potatoes and pickled vegetables or sauerkraut for a seasonal dish.

    • Serves: 3-4 • Preparation Time: 10 minutes • Cooking Time: 40-50 minutes

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  • Lentils with Piccalilli

    This recipe is suitable for vegetarians and vegans. Sadly most shop bought piccalilli contains gluten, but you can make your own! Recipe soon to follow...

    • Serves: 4 • Preparation Time: 300 minutes • Cooking Time: 60-80 minutes

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  • Mung Bean and Kale Soup

    Nutritional fact: Mung beans are a healthy alternative to meat. They are relatively high in protein, iron, magnesium and especially vitamin B6, which is needed for proper absorption of vitamin B12.

    • Serves: 6-8 • Preparation Time: 5-10 minutes • Cooking Time: 30-45 minutes

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  • Omelette with kale

    A vegetarian omelette made with curly kale (kale) which is in season all winter!

    • Serves: 4 • Preparation Time: 20-30 minutes • Cooking Time: 30 minutes

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  • Potatoes with sesame seeds

    You can make it as spicy as you want by adding more or less chilli pepper to it. Serve this potato dish with pickled cucumber and (homemade) chutney. You can also add some (vegan) steaks or burgers.

    • Serves: 2 • Preparation Time: 10 minutes • Cooking Time: 20 - 25 minutes

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  • Salad with sauerkraut

    Another tasty way of eating sauerkraut. Sauerkraut is lacto-fermented so shouldn't contain vinegar! Our sauerkraut is raw and real!

    • Serves: 3-4 • Preparation Time: 10-15 minutes • Cooking Time: 0 minutes

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  • Sauerkraut with goat's cheese

    Another dish which uses sauerkraut. Sauerkraut can be eaten year round, but is more of a winter vegetable as it is preserved white cabbage.

    • Serves: 4 • Preparation Time: 20-30 minutes • Cooking Time: 60 minutes

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  • Sauerkraut with lentils and potatoes

    You can add meat to this dish, but the lentils are sufficient as a meat replacer. They are high in protein, fibre and iron and a range of different vitamins and minerals. Low in cholesterol and low in calories, lentils are a indeed a very healthy replacement for meat.

    • Serves: 4 • Preparation Time: 15 minutes • Cooking Time: 30-40 minutes

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  • Sea Vegetable & Tofu Salad

    This delicious Japanese salad makes a nice change to the usual lettuce salad and the dressing is something special!

    • Serves: 4 • Preparation Time: 10 minutes • Cooking Time: 0 minutes

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  • Spelt Sourdough Vegan Pancakes

    It takes a few days to get a sourdough starter going but once it’s active you can mix up your vegan pancake batter in the evening, let the magic happen overnight and cook these chunky pancakes for breakfast.

    • Serves: 4-8 • Cooking Time: 15-20 minutes

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  • Vegan Avocado Cheese cake

    This cheese cake has a twist! It's made with coconut and not with actual cheese, so it is suitable for vegans and those with a lactose intolerance. Avocado's are in season in Spain in February.

    • Serves: 8 • Preparation Time: 20 minutes • Cooking Time: >2 hours minutes

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  • Wakame White Miso Soup

    The golden colour and light, sweet flavour of this nutritious soup makes it a good choice during the winter months.

    • Serves: 4 • Preparation Time: 10-20 minutes • Cooking Time: 5 minutes

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