Stuffed Aubergines with Romesco Sauce.

I can not claim to be a Vegetarian nor a Vegan whatsoever. Does it make me feel guilty, yes a fair bit. I have been a Vegetarian in my life for about three months. But then I reverted to be my natural self an omnivore.

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Green Tomatoes, Carrots and Red Chilli Salad.

However, I enjoy being Meat free for a couple of days within a week if not three. My time as a Vegetarian did help me to learn how to feed myself efficiently without Meat. Having no known food allergy, I will say I got it easy. Anyhow there is another matter in the balance: I enjoy my Vegetables and growing them. Which does imply eating them as well.

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Santorange Tomatoes in my Garden.

However I have a Man which simply doesn't like to eat his greens: Complication... But making him grow some Veg seems to help the 'Shlim Blick'. Every Veg doesn't have to be Potatoes like in his book... 50 shades of brown comes into mind: Meat, Potatoes, Gravy: How joyfull!? But we do grow our own Potatoes.

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Baby Désirée Potatoes and Baby New Potatoes.

So there is the advantage in growing your own in a sense that it encourages one to eat a more diversified diet. Vegetarian dishes in my view are not boring or blend in flavour on the contrary. The range is wide from a Samosa to a Stir Fry Tofu dish passing by a Florentine Pizza, the world of Vegeterian recipes is wide, world wide.

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Diced Tofu.

What I can say for myself is that I do enjoy Stuffed Vegetables very much. The same goes for Salads and Vegetables Soups. However I will aslo say that I do like Eggs and Cheese and that my Vegetarian dishes will usually contain them.

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Baby Gem Lettuce, Baby Spinach, Green Beans and Gorgonzola Cheese Salad.

It is fair to say that I will probably never be a Vegan. I love too much my Milk, Eggs and Cheese to give them up. For me it is just a step too far upon my flexibility regarding diet. Also I will add my suspicion into the mix why do Vegetarians feels the need to process Veg so much so that they have to look like a Sausage or a Burger...? What is wrong with a Cauliflower looking just like so, a Courgette looking like one? The blitz it all to make it all look like meaty does escape me a tad. I can understand that people who pass the bridge from Omnivore to Vegetarian need maybe this rite of passage. 

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    Basket of Onions and Leeks.Onions can make a perfect French Onions Soup and Leeks can be used as a wonderful Starter, 'Leeks Vinaigrette'.                                        

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Gorgonzola, Spinach and green beans Salad.
Gorgonzola, Spinach and green beans Salad.
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Stuffed Aubergines with Romesco Sauce.
Stuffed Aubergines with Romesco Sauce.
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Shiitake and Noodles Soup.
Shiitake and Noodles Soup.
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Red Pepper Quiche with Spinach and Feta Cheese.
Red Pepper Quiche with Spinach and Feta Cheese.
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Vegetable Soup with Brussels Sprouts, Cauliflower and Potatoes
Vegetable Soup with Brussels Sprouts, Cauliflower and Potatoes but also Carrots and Leeks
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Stuffed Sweet Red Bell Peppers with Tomato and Basil Rice.
Stuffed Sweet Red Bell Peppers with Tomato and Basil Rice.
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Veg Spring Wave
Veg Spring Wave