The Good Gherkin

Mostly Vegetarian Food, Fun and Beautiful Things

Chickpea Noodle Soup
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Chickpea Noodle Soup

This Chickpea Noodle Soup is one of those really nice foundation soups.  The name makes you think chicken noodle soup and funnily enough, it does have a  ...

Cornflour Stars
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Corn Flour Stars

These Cornflour Stars are so cute.  To add to the joy they’re fun to make and cost next to nothing. Three ingredients is all it takes –  ...

Lino Print Retro VW
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Lino Printing

Lino printing is one of those art forms that can be very forgiving.  In fact, quite often it’s the imperfection of the print that gives it an  ...

Pea and Potato Stew
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Pea and Potato Stew

This Pea and Potato Stew is a great recipe to make when you have a bare fridge and limited time.  I tend to serve it up at least once a month and there are  ...

Corn Puffs with Coleslaw
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Corn Puffs

Crisp and golden on the outside.  Soft and fluffy on the inside.  Corn Puffs are lovely to eat on their own, but a little dollop of Lime and Dill Dipping  ...