Modern Recipes

Here are some links to healthy (mostly!) and sustainable recipes which comply with the rationing limits. We hope that these will show you that rationing meat and dairy, and prioritising local, seasonal produce isn’t really a challenge, but an enjoyable way of life!


  1. Early Summer Risotto– a risotto made with asparagus and peas
  2. Roasted Summer Vegetables with Chickpeas– a one-pan meal of vegetables in a spicy tomato sauce
  3. Stuffed Roasted Aubergines– aubergine filled with spiced tomatoes, peppers and onions
  4. Butternut Squash Curry– butternut squash and beans in a green masala sauce
  5. Eggless Gnocchi with Bacon and Chard– homemade gnocchi in a creamy sauce
  6. Summer Leaf Fattoush with Pickled Radishes– a hearty, green, summer salad
  7. Tomato and Tarragon ‘Tabbouleh’– an adaptable bulgur wheat salad
  8. Szechaun-Style Green Beans– a spicy fine bean stir-fry
  9. Chorizo and Broad Bean Brunchcakes– homemade potato cakes
  10. Braised Runner Beans– slowly cooked beans in a seasoned tomato sauce
  11. Refried Beans– a quick, versatile meal of spicy beans
  12. Vegetable Biryani– a spicy rice and vegetable dish
  13. Bean Burgers– a simple recipe for vegetable and bean patties
  14. Stuffed Peppers– roasted peppers filled with mushroom risotto
  15. Yellow Pea Houmous– a sustainable sandwich filler
  16. Roasted Squash with Spicy Beans– a meal of mixed beans topped with butternut squash
  17. Pearl Barley Risotto– a creamy leek and broccoli risotto


  1. Eggless Sponge Cake– simple sponges sandwiched together with jam
  2. Tea Cakes– lightly spiced dough containing mixed dried fruit
  3. Granola– a healthy, energy-packed breakfast recipe
  4. Gingerbread Biscuits– spiced, fat-free, wholemeal biscuits
  5. Peanut Butter Flapjacks– vegan flapjacks with peanut butter and sultanas
  6. Banana Flapjacks– tasty flapjacks spiced with cinnamon
  7. Apple Cupcakes– vegan spiced cupcakes sweetened with applesauce