Roasted roots are perfect for making soup- we used parsnips, butternut squash and carrots, flavoured with ras el hanout spice mix
Risotto rice cooks in the filling to give it a creamy texture, which binds the vegetarian ingredients together beautifully
Having one of these vegetarian pastry rolls in the freezer is ideal for entertaining at the last minute, or as a vegetarian Christmas main
Studded with walnuts and stem ginger, this pickle is delicious on a cheeseboard or with cold meats, plus it makes a great gift
Rainbow or Swiss chard is a nutritious and vibrant ingredient- here we team it with robust Puy lentils to create an interesting side dish
Double cream turns green and flavoursome chard into something super-indulgent- be sure to mop up all the Gruyère sauce with some crusty bread
Tangier than red current jelly, this fruity condiment works well cold cuts, or to enrich gravy. It also makes a great Christmas gift.
Packed with vegetable goodness, this low-fat rainbow salad with sweet potato, red onion, parsnip and carrots is a feast for the eyes
This twist on a classic apple dessert gives often-overlooked shallots star billing and makes a stunning vegetarian main course
Try out a new way with root vegetables- serve celeriac mashed with sweet apples and fiery horseradish
Make your mash healthier by adding half-fat crème fraîche instead of butter and milk. Boil garlic with the potatoes for added flavour.
Roast sweet potatoes whole then mash the smooth flesh with creamy coconut and tangy lime, coriander and spicy chilli
You can rustle up these crispy bites with a few storecupboard ingredients - sparkling water is the key to a really light batter