Bobbins' Kitchen

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Heidi Pie

OK, so I really do not know the origins of Heidi Pie. It is something that I had made with my Mum years ago – She had mentioned it in … Continue reading

November 24, 2016 · Leave a comment

Warming French Lentil Casserole and dumplings (Vegan Friendly And Hygge!!!)

The other day I was reading about the idea of “Hygge” in Danish culture. It’s an idea that seems to have got quite a following lately, but isn’t really anything … Continue reading

September 26, 2016 · 1 Comment

My Favorite Vegan Sandwich: Coronation Chickpea

Coronation chicken isn’t the most sophisticated of food stuffs- it was invented in 1950’s Britain way back before people had access to cosmopolitan food choices. Pasta, pizza, curries and other … Continue reading

August 15, 2016 · Leave a comment

Cheapskate Bistro Cooking: Zesty Summer Shrimp Spaghetti (Paired With Courgette Salad And Craft IPA!)

I love bistro style food. I also like getting a good deal: I really am a bargain hunter. You’ll rarely find me in a luxury food shop because during my … Continue reading

August 9, 2016 · Leave a comment

Spring Pea and Feta Quiche

Did you know that the Kellogg brand recently launched a line of crustless breakfast quiches? It’s not something I’d ever thought of as a health food particularly; when working at … Continue reading

June 2, 2016 · Leave a comment

Brioche Buns

My cousin and I used to have this idea of opening a cute, independent bakery together. Sadly we live at opposite sides of the country now, so that probably isn’t … Continue reading

October 27, 2015 · Leave a comment

Fragrant chickpea and spinach samosas (vegan friendly)

(This recipe is part of my Vegetarian Series. See here for more!) These samosas are great served hot or cold, along with rita, mango chutney and indian pickle. That’s how I … Continue reading

August 26, 2014 · 1 Comment

Crispy samosa or wonton wrappers (vegan friendly)

(This recipe is part of my Vegetarian Series. See here for more!) These wrappers really aren’t as difficult as you might imagine, and people seem really impressed when you can whip up your … Continue reading

August 22, 2014 · 2 Comments

Gourmet beetroot and goats cheese stackers.

Beetroot is a vegetable which has come in to culinary fashion lately. Maybe its because of the deep earthy flavours, or maybe its because of its zingy bright colours – … Continue reading

August 17, 2014 · Leave a comment

Vegan roasted sweet pepper soup with giant garlic croutons

This recipe is nutritious, surprisingly filling and has a real kick to it. It’s great to whip up if you’re having a lean money month, and the great thing? It can be … Continue reading

August 14, 2014 · Leave a comment

Fragrant cumin potatoes

These cumin potatoes are similar to the sort of roasts that you would have with a sunday dinner, however the fragrant cumin seeds give a hint of Indian cooking. Let’s just … Continue reading

July 10, 2014 · Leave a comment

Crispy Mongolian Lamb

I first had this at a Chinese restaurant when I was around thirteen years old. Since then I haven’t seen it on a restaurant menu anywhere – so disappointing as … Continue reading

July 10, 2014 · Leave a comment

Croque-monsieur? Oui Monsieur!

I had this for the first time on a trip to Paris last year, and absolutely loved it. I thought it was a shame that cafes in the UK don’t serve … Continue reading

June 26, 2014 · 2 Comments

Béchamel Sauce

Béchamel sauce is a basic, white sauce that can be used as a base for many more complex sauces and recipes. It, for example, can be used as a simple … Continue reading

June 26, 2014 · Leave a comment

Huevos Rancheros

This has got to be my favourite thing to eat for breakfast – it’s full of flavour and has plenty of veggies to give you a good start to the … Continue reading

June 25, 2014 · 1 Comment

Baby Girl: A fresh and fruity cocktail.

This is a cocktail that I invented for goodbye drinks with two amazing friends, and (maybe after a little too much) we christened it “Baby Girl”. It’s got two layers, … Continue reading

June 5, 2014 · Leave a comment

Orange Hot Chocolate Fondant Cakes

PREP TIME: 8-10 minutes COOK TIME:10 minutes DIFFICULTY: easy SERVES:2 (or 1 if your having one of those days) INGREDIENTS: 100g dark chocolate (i used 50% noire) 30g butter 1 … Continue reading

May 1, 2014 · Leave a comment

Honey Oat Buns

An ever so slightly sweet, rustic style bread buns which are a great way to gourmet up your burgers- and surprisingly easy to make! PREP TIME: 15 (plus an hour time … Continue reading

May 1, 2014 · Leave a comment

Zesty Butter Seafood Spaghetti

PREP TIME:15 minutes COOK TIME: 25 minutes DIFFICULTY: moderate SERVES:4 INGREDIENTS: 50g butter 1 medium onion, diced 2 cloves garlic, grated 2 tbsp olive oil 250g spaghetti 200g salmon Fillet, chopped … Continue reading

April 29, 2014 · Leave a comment

Vegan Thai Butternut Curry

PREP TIME:10 mins         COOK TIME: 15-20 mins Like so many people, I am on a mission to get healthy, so lately I’ve been making an effort not … Continue reading

April 29, 2014 · Leave a comment