Moroccan spiced roast carrot hummus

Preparation Time 15 Minutes Cooking Time 35 Minutes Vegan, vegetarian, gluten free and nut-free Hummus grew on me very slowly, one minute I could not imagine eating it then the next it was my go-to snack. Sometimes being a coeliac vegan can be extremely hard, especially on a day out or on the road. If... Continue Reading →

Mexican quinoa stew

Preparation Time 15 MinutesCooking Time 25 MinutesServes 4-5 This time of the year nothing beats a good thick tasty stew. Something that sticks to your ribs and warms you from the inside out. This one fits the bill in so many ways, packed with flavour and spices, just what you expect from Mexican food. Containing... Continue Reading →

Potato, chickpea and Aubergine curry

Preparation Time 10 MinutesCooking Time 45 MinutesServes 4Calories per portion 547 Vegan, vegetarian, gluten-free, dairy-free I love a good curry, although I am not the sort of curry that burns your mouth and throat and has smoke coming out of your ears. I like the gentle taste of spices and their warming flavour. Vegetable and... Continue Reading →

Zingy lemon squares

Preparation Time 15 Minutes Preparation Time 15 MinutesCooking Time 35 MinutesMakes 16 Pieces Vegan, vegetarian, nut-free, egg-free These gorgeous lemon bars are to die for, the surprising thing is that they contain no eggs, dairy and were gluten-free.  Zingyluscioussweetdecadent A soft buttery filling which sits on top of a shortbread base and sprinkled with... Continue Reading →

Vanilla and lemon curd cupcakes

Preparation Time 15 MinutesBaking Time 20-25 MinutesMakes 18 cupcakes Vegan, vegetarian, gluten-free, nut-free If you are looking for a cupcake bursting with that zingy flavour of lemons then look no further. Super moistLight & fluffyDeliciously lemonyTangy Once filled with the curd and topped with a swirl of buttercream these are heavenly. With the right amount... Continue Reading →

Pineapple upside down cake

Preparation Time 10 Minutes Cook Time 45-50 Minutes Serves 8 I suppose pineapple cake would be considered a bit retro or old-fashioned now. I remember enjoying it as a child and also making it in senior school. Every time I make it, so many happy memories come to mind. It was the first cake I... Continue Reading →

Victoria sponge

Preparation Time 15 MinutesBaking Time 20 MinutesServes 12 Vegan, gluten-free, vegetarian, Nut-free The Victoria sponge, one of the most quintessential British cakes { or so we think} and usually always one of the first cakes many have practised their baking skills on. It certainly was the first cake I made. In Britain, it is so... Continue Reading →

Double chocolate banana loaf

Preparation Time 10 MinutesCooking Time 55 MinutesServes 10 Vegan, vegetarian, nut-free, egg-free I have so many banana cakes in the last 40 years and each one has been polished off with great delight. A great cake for lunch boxes or as a snack. Not overly sweet but just right. A banana cake has to be... Continue Reading →

Mushroom pithiviers

Filling Makes 4 individual ones or 1 large onePreparation Time 25 MinutesCooking Time 25 Minutes200C This recipe came about when I was deciding what to cook for my Christmas dinner. I had wanted to make a vegan pithivier for some time, so here was the chance. The pastry was easy enough to buy but I... Continue Reading →

Mediterranean Tart

Preparation Time 30 MinutesCooking Time20-25 MinutesServes 4 Vegetarian, Vegan, Gluten-free, Nut-free This is a lovely light lunch and delicious with a fresh green salad, after the excess of the festive season, this feels so nice. This works for me, as it is very east to as I play around with the flavours and  the range... Continue Reading →

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