Meera Sodha’s recipe for vegan sweet potato and aubergine massaman curry

South-east Asian cuisine is a great source of vegan-friendly cooking, and this gently spicy Thai curry is a case in point

‘Something from the cupboard” was a regular meal when I was growing up. Our family home was in the countryside and a good distance from the shops, so going out in January to buy something fresh meant de-icing our old Nissan Bluebird that was so full of holes, eye-stinging wind would whip around our necks and freeze our fingers blue. The thought of something from the cupboard, then, was a source of great comfort, and a foil to our laziness, because it meant we didn’t need to leave the house.Na...