Winter Minestrone

There’s literally nothing better than curling up with a steaming bowl of hearty minestrone when there’s a chill on outside. So robust as to be a full meal, the extensive mix of veg is also a health paradise. Bulk it up with your favourite pasta and beans and settle in for some soul-hugging goodness. Print […]

Zucchini and White Bean Cassoulet

Is it a soup? Is it a stew? Who knows! A bit of both never hurt anybody. The best part about this cassoulet is that you can make it as thick or as brothy as you like. See how you feel about the weather, your health, or the ingredients you have on hand and be […]

Tuna Mornay

Tuna Mornay

Many, many years ago (my teenage years) I lived with a family who took me under their wing for a little while! Jenny who I refer to as my fake mum was always cooking! She had four kids of her own and every night served up dinner and and dessert. I use to love watching […]

Sweet Potato-Topped Lentil Veggie Pies

A hearty dish chock-full of vitamins, minerals and YUM! The creamy mash topping is a mix of regular organic white potatoes and organic sweet potatoes, but would be lovely with carrot, parsnip or pumpkin joining the party. Naturally gluten-free, this pie can also be made vegan, and freezes/reheats beautifully. Enjoy! Print Recipe Sweet Potato-Topped Lentil […]

Beautifully Rich Vegetable Stock

With only vegetables, salt and water (ok and some herbs and spices if we’re feeling jaunty), the vegetable stock that flavours all the dishes of our life can just taste like vegetables and salt and water. However, with a bit of tinkering, we can have a rich, deeply-flavoured veggie stock that can hold up to […]

Herby Mustard Potato Salad

herby mustard potato salad | the organic place

Sometimes it seems a bit like sacrilege to mess with a classic dish like potato salad. Everyone has their favourite varieties – some like theirs minty, others like good chunks of egg in there. Most agree it’s got to be creamy and cooling, with enough crunchy things in there to keep life interesting. But let’s […]