Nowadays, vegetarians can enjoy food that's as exciting, colourful and full of flavour as the dishes enjoyed by meat-eaters. It wasn't always so! Delia has drawn on some of the best cuisines in the world to bring you a selection of vegetarian recipes that will have you spoilt for choice!
Potato wedges are a good way of maximising the fibre and nutritious elements of a potato but can be bland. These wedges are anything but - melted cheese and spring onions make them special enough for a buffet.
Soft and smooth, the perfect combination for mashed potatoes, we also have a low-fat version too.
An unusual way of cooking celery, the addition of a cheese and onion sauce brings a creaminess and plenty of flavour to one of winter's best vegetables.
This classic potato dish is, quite rightly, seen as the perfect partner to roasts, casseroles, sausages and braised dishes.
Bubble-and-squeak with a Christmas twist as well as a great way to use up Sunday lunch leftovers. Instead of the usual cabbage and potatoes, Delia uses leftover sprouts for a tasty version of this traditional recipe.
Although moussaka is a Greek classic, Delia has added an Italian element with a ricotta topping for a creamy and lighter touch than the traditional bechamel sauce.
Although leeks are the traditional ingredient in a vichyssoise, the inclusion of lemon grass instead gives the soup a wonderful citrusy oriental flavour that really lends itself to serving chilled.
Low-fat and lovely, this hot-weather soup will become a regular in your repertoire, especially if your garden is overflowing with home-grown produce…
Souffled omelettes are a great way of making a plain omelette really special and the addition of Cashel Blue - or, indeed any tangy, blue cheese - will give you a supper dish for one that's out of this world. Serve with a tomato salad.
What could be better than home-made bread, especially when it's crammed with the flavours of cheese, potatoes, fresh sage and caramelised onions. We are confident this will soon become one of your favourites!
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