Pumpkin and Lentil Soup (Vegan)

Serves 6–8  2 kg pumpkin peeled and diced 500 g carrots peeled and sliced 1 kg brown onions peeled and sliced 250 g red lentils 6 cloves garlic chopped or grated Salt and pepper to taste Vegetable stock Oil for sweating off onions and garlic Method Sweat onion in oil until softened Add garlic after […]


This Greek stew uses a blend of sweet and sour tastes to give it its unique character. Cooking Time 3 1/4 hours Serves 6–8  4 tablespoons olive oil 1.8 kg (4lb) round or chuck beef in 3 cm (1 in) cubes 1 teaspoon ground cumin 2 onions, finely chopped 500 g potato diced 1 bunch […]

Winter Solstice Glühwein Base

Serves 6  3/4 cup water 3/4 cup white sugar 1 cinnamon stick 1 orange zested 1 lemon or lime zested whole cloves Method In a saucepan, combine the water, sugar and cinnamon stick Bring to a boil, reduce heat and simmer Cut the orange in half and squeeze the juice into the simmering water Push […]

Winter Solstice Recipes with Smart Hospitality

Please join us tonight for a special cooking session from our long time supporter, Paul at Smart Hospitality As mentioned previously, because we are unable to all be together in person we’ve decided to share these delicious winter warming recipes pre-event (21st) and ask you all to get cooking at home. We’d love to see […]