Rainydays blog

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a delicious vegetarian food and yoga lifestyle blog for rainydays

Portuguese custard tarts- Portuguese custard tarts Make classic Portuguese custard tarts Pastéis de Nata with step-by-step help from the olive test kitchen. Dusting the pastry with icing sugar gives the tarts a golden, caramelised crust when cooked - Tart Recipes, Baking Recipes, Sweet Recipes, Dessert Recipes, Pastry Recipes, Dessert Food, Cheesecake Recipes, Portuguese Desserts, Portuguese Recipes

Portuguese custard tarts

Try our classic Portuguese custard tart recipe. This Pastéis de Nata recipe has an easy step-by-step guide to make the best custard tarts for pastel de nata

Vegetarian Meatballs in Tomato Sauce Vegetarian Meatballs, Vegetarian Cooking, Vegetarian Recipes, Quorn Mince, Meat Substitutes, Classic Italian, Tomato Sauce, Sausage, Spaghetti

Vegetarian Meatballs in Tomato Sauce

I’m generally not a fan of meat substitutes in vegetarian cooking however some styles of cooking such as this Italian classic is easy to make and fun to eat. Not a Linda Macartney Sausage or Quorn Mince pack in sight. I first made these a few years ago inspired by a recipe I found online,…

Wedding Cheese Extravaganza Sikh Wedding, Vegetarian Recipes, Cheese, Eat, Cooking, Blog, Kitchen, Cuisine, Vegetarische Rezepte

Wedding Cheese Extravaganza

I’m starting this blog mainly for my own amusement but also in hope of on the odd occasion to inspire some people on a rainy day to take action, whether to cook, eat, get active or dream, any of that would be nice! I recently got married and became one of those wedding obsessives that…

Smörgåstårta Sandwich Cake, Occasion Cakes, How To Make Cake, Avocado Toast, Vegetarian Recipes, Special Occasion, Tasty, Breakfast, Blog


The wonderful Swedish sandwich cake was revealed to me last week. I had heard about it from my husband but he hadn't actually described how tasty and special it could be. He is the king of understatement. The Smörgåstårta is a special occasion cake made for birthday's and anniversary's in Sweden. It seems bizarre to…

Chocolate & Pecan Cookies Pecan Cookies, Chocolate Chip Cookies, Cookie Recipes, A Food, Vegetarian Recipes, Cooking, Desserts, Blog, Recipes For Biscuits

Chocolate & Pecan Cookies

This wouldn't be a food blog about things to cook on rainydays if I didn't post a standout chocolate chip cookie recipe. My sister and I have spent more time than we care to admit on trying to find the ultimate chocolate chip cookie. So much trial and error, so much wasted egg and butter!…

Courgette Feta Bruchetta Bruchetta, Organic Vegetables, Sourdough Bread, Fresh Herbs, Avocado Toast, Feta, Vegetarian Recipes, Easy Meals, Vegetarische Rezepte

Courgette & Feta Bruschetta

Food on toast is my favourite go to quick and easy meals, it can be elevated into a treat with fresh organic vegetables, spectacular olive oil, fresh herbs and home made sour dough bread. This is one of my classic toppings, I hope you like it! Courgette & Feta Bruschetta Ingredients 2 Courgettes thinly sliced into…

DSCF3401 Duck Eggs, Farm Shop, Poached Eggs, Lentils, Vegetarian Recipes, Spices, Breakfast, Ethnic Recipes, Blog

Lentil Kedgeree & Poached Duck Egg

The last few weeks my husband and I have had a mini obsession with poached duck eggs. During a beautiful trip to the Wye Valley we spotted these milky white eggs in a local farm shop and starting to experiment with making the perfect creamy poached eggs with them. They go really well with spiced…

Raw Chocolate Mousse Raw Desserts, Raw Chocolate, Lunches And Dinners, Mousse, Vegetarian Recipes, Fruit, Eat, Healthy, Breakfast

Raw Chocolate Mousse

Another mysterious raw dessert for you, how can they taste this decadent and dreamy but are chock full of healthy dried fruits, nuts and unprocessed sugars which are actually good for you. I feel you can eat them for breakfast, lunch and dinner because they are just so nutritious and healthy. And did I say yummy enough…

Sesame salt Soup And Sandwich, Vegetarian Recipes, Oatmeal, Sandwiches, Salt, Dishes, Breakfast, Blog, The Oatmeal

Sesame Salt

I use this seasoning on pretty much everything I eat at the moment. It adds a nutty, toasty, salty deliciousness to a dish, I especially like to sprinkle it on soups and sandwiches. A batch can last about a month for me and it is so easy to put together and keep along with your…

Broccoli, Pine Nut & Lemon Pappardelle Raw Broccoli, Penne Pasta, What To Make, Pine, Vegetarian Recipes, Lemon, Tasty, Chicken, Cooking

Broccoli, Pine Nut & Lemon Pappardelle

Whilst thinking about what to make for dinner this evening, I remembered an old episode of Ready Steady Cook where the celeb chef somehow used a massive head of near raw broccoli with some penne pasta in 5 minutes. It sounded preposterous and not very tasty but they seemed to like it when they tasted…