Weekday breakfasts in our house are a speedy affair. It's a hurried grab a bowl, throw in some yoghurt, chuck cereal on top and eat speedily before running out of the door to work. However, weekend brunches are a completely different affair. It's a slow stroll out to the kitchen in our pyjamas contemplating what… Continue reading Vegan French Toast
You know the age old question: "What would you eat if you could only eat one dish for the rest of your life?"? I often ponder this and I think I have narrowed it downed to either a lasagne or a shepherd's pie. Unless, of course, chocolate counts as dish and then I would seriously have… Continue reading Shepherd’s Pie – with a twist!
I hate to live up to the British stereotype and start talking about the weather to open this post but... isn't it absolutely freezing outside? I went out for a swim this morning and in the short walk but to the car afterwards I was pretty sure my wet hair had turned to ice! As pretty… Continue reading Vegan Apple and Cinnamon Cake
This weekend we had a big family get together and I was hosting for Sunday elevenses. That of course means lots of cups of tea and a strong cake selection. I decided to whip up some vegan caramel shortbread (an absolute crowd pleaser, check out the recipe here) and a delicious chocolate cake. They went down a… Continue reading Beetroot, Chocolate and Orange Cake
Shrove Tuesday is one of my most favourite days in the year. My mother was always amazing at arranging a fantastic family pancake feast every year. A reliable Delia Smith recipe, taking it in turns to cook and flip the pancakes and a huge assortment of different toppings led to one of our favourite family… Continue reading Two Incredible Vegan Pancake Recipes that Everyone Will Love This Shrove Tuesday!
Valentine's Day - the most Marmite day in the entire calendar - love it or hate it, it is a fantastic opportunity to eat lots of food! Whether you spend it with your spouse, partner, best friend or cat, ensure that you have a fantastic menu in place to celebrate the occasion. Here is my… Continue reading A Three Course Vegan Valentine’s Menu to Impress Your Date!
I love pasta. If I had to live on one dish for the rest of my life it would probably be pasta. A big bowl of spaghetti bolognese (veganised with lentils!) to warm up the winters and a delicious orzo pasta salad in the summer. A year round delight. I have been working myself up… Continue reading Vegan Beetroot Ravioli