Lasagne my way

   Preparation Time  1 hour 15 Minutes    Cooking time 45-50 minutes Serves 4-6 From the time I first got married 33 years ago, I have been cooking lasagne in one form or another. I was neither coeliac or vegan back then, it was a dish that seemed to take every pan in the house... Continue Reading →

Slow- Roasted Tomato Pesto

This is the third pesto recipe I have now put on the blog, what can I say I love these flavourful sauces. To me, if they were limited to pasta dishes alone that would be such a shame. I grow my own tomatoes every year, and pesto and passata are wonderful ways to use these... Continue Reading →

Meatballs

As a child, I loved the traditional meatballs, piled high on spaghetti and covered with cheese. Once I became vegetarian many moons ago, like many foods they were condemned to the B.V (before vegetarianism) food repertoire. Up until three weeks ago, it had never occurred to me to try to make a version. It was... Continue Reading →

Green Lentil & Parmesan Rolls

I love savoury goodies, much more so than the sweet stuff. Best of all for me is pastry, be it shortcrust or puff pastry I really don't care. I just love the way it crumbles when you bite in, sending golden crumbs all down your front and sticking to the side of your mouth. In... Continue Reading →

Roast red pepper pesto

Preparation Time 15 MinutesCooking Time 25 MinutesServes 6 Dairy-free, gluten-free, vegan and vegetarian As much as I love the classic basil based pesto there is always room to change it up and incorporate some different flavours. This roasted red pepper pesto does just that. This pesto has a gorgeous smokey sweet flavour that comes from... Continue Reading →

Meringue

On a  previous blog, I established that the humble chickpea water can be used to make stunning meringues which rival the non-vegan egg white version. In fact when I compared my vegan meringues to egg ones the vegan ones stayed crisper for a lot longer. Here is the basic recipe that I use whether I... Continue Reading →

Classic vegan pesto

My favourite go-to sauce is without a doubt pesto. With its zingy garlicky taste, vibrant colour and heady basil scent it screams of the warmth of summer for me. The way it lovingly clings to pasta providing for me an Italian hug in a bowl. When I went from being a vegetarian to a vegan... Continue Reading →

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