I think it’s time for my annual warming recipe digest, as I all I want to do right now is shovel bowls of hearty beans, lovely internal central heating soups, and plates of cheesy carbs. So here are some of the recipes I’ve posted on LLG that fall into those categories over the past few years.

(Sorry Southern hemisphere & California readers – there are some lovely salad recipes here.)

Winter Breakfast: Pomegranate Bircher Muesli
Vegetarian Breakfast: Roasted Tomatoes & Fried Mushrooms

Roasted Butternut Squash Soup
Elizabeth David & Jane Grigson’s Mushroom soup a la Bresse
Spinach, Chickpea & Paneer winter-warming soup
Cauliflower puree (Can be a soup too)

Field Mushrooms, Mozzarella, Cannellini Beans & Flat Leaf Parsley over rice
Moroccan root vegetable tagine/stew with almonds & olives
Slow Cooked Tomato Sauce
Lentil Dahl with Caramelised Onions & Quinoa
A Bowl of Black Beans (with a Mexican slant)
Mushrooms on toast with parsley & spinach
Fried mushrooms in Madeira cream on toast

Fried potatoes with scallions/spring onions & Indian spices
New potato, goats cheese & thyme tart
Cheese Quesadillas with Guacamole & Salsa

Fried Gnocchi with Mozzarella & Cherry Tomatoes
Mushroom Orzotto (Quick & easy barley risotto)
Fried Gnocchi with Roasted Tomatoes, Goats Cheese & Field Mushrooms
Wheat Berries with mushrooms, leeks and & spinach

French toast or eggy bread for winter refuelling
Baked Eggs en Cocotte with Mushrooms
Huevos Rancheros for Sunday Brunch

Peach and Almond Cake
Caramelised apple topping & cinnamon cake

Apple & hazelnut cake with hazelnut streusel topping
Rhubarb Cake with Crumble Topping
Banana Bread

(Unless specifically credited to another cookery author, all recipes published on LLG are developed by me.) All my recipes, restaurant reviews and general food & drink-related posts are collected under the LLG Food tab at the top of the page.

Photo: Field Mushrooms, Mozzarella, Cannellini Beans & Flat Leaf Parsley

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Hi Sasha,
Oooh I loved the gnocchi recipe. BTW did you try my veg chowder recipe I e-mailed you recently? Another winter warmer to add to the list.I have bags of it in the freezer ready to go after dragging reluctant pugs through the snow!
Would you like a pic of them for dog o the week ?

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