Apple crisp/crumble

Preparation Time 20 MinutesCook Time 35-40 MinutesServes 4-6 Vegan, vegetarian and gluten-free Autumn time brings forth an abundance of beautiful produce, perfect to make some hearty comfort food and desserts. The one I love to cook with is a gorgeous crisp apple. They are so versatile and can be used in sweet or savoury dishes.... Continue Reading →

Vegan Ultimate Chilli

Preparation Time 10 Minutes Cook Time 35 Minutes Serves 6 Come October, when the rain is beating against the windows and the temperatures drop, my thoughts turn to comfort food. The type of food that feels like a hug in a bowl and warms you from the inside out. Chilli con Carne is a perfect... Continue Reading →

Hot & smokey macaroni bake

Serves 4  Preparation Time 15 Minutes      Cooking Time 15 Minutes Macaroni cheese has always been one of my most favoured comfort foods. My earliest but not the most pleasant memory of this wonderful dish was from a tin of Heinz macaroni cheese. I can still remember the cloying texture and artificial flavour. Now, mac n... Continue Reading →

Russian potato salad

Preparation Time 15 Minutes   Cook Time 15 Minutes   Serves 4-6 One of my favouite food product in the summer months are new potatoes.  I especially love the waxy ones such as Anya or particularly Jersey Royals. To me, these make the best potato salad. Think of this Russian potato salad as a boosted normal one.... Continue Reading →

Chocolate & hazelnut flapjacks

Makes   Preparation Time 10 Minutes    Cooking Time 15 Minutes Chocolate and hazelnut is a classic combination whether in cookies or cakes. I wondered if these flavours would also work when used in a flapjack recipe. I was so pleased with the result, they are incredibly Chewy Moist Delicious Moreish They certainly went down well in... Continue Reading →

Sunshine St Clements Curd

Preparation Time 5 Minutes  Cooking time 10 Minutes   Makes 2 small jars Before becoming vegan I made so much lemon and fruit curd, I had a gaggle of free-range feathery ladies who supplied me a wonderful supply of eggs. I have tried to come up with a few curd recipes, most of which were custard-based... Continue Reading →

Hot & Spicy Crispy Buffalo Cauliflower Wings

Serves 2-4    Preparation Time 20 Minutes   Cooking Time 45 Minutes This recipe is a sure-fire winner and a great way to ramp up the flavour profile of the rather bland and humble cauliflower. Forget the overcooked version of this vegetable we have probably all been served at one point. We have all heard of buffalo... Continue Reading →

Ras el Hanout

Makes 4 Tbsp This heady North African spice conjures up the flavour of food hailing from places such as Morocco, Tunisia, and Algeria. When we think Moroccon we think tagines but this spice mix is much more versatile than this. Ras el hanout means the top of the shop in Arabic, so it includes some... Continue Reading →

Carrot cake traybake

Makes 9   Preparation Time 15 Minutes    Cooking Time 35-40 Minutes Carrot cake is the only cake that I really resist making, the reason being is that it is my absolute favourite cake to eat. Although this version is both vegan and gluten free it certainly did not disappoint. I tested it on friends who are... Continue Reading →

Banging blueberry and banana flapjacks

Serves 12     Preparation Time 10 Minutes     Cooking Time 35 Minutes These are lovely flapjacks, they are not good for being gluten-free or vegan but just good because they are mostly packed full of good things. Bursting with delicious vitamin and mineral packed ingredients such as blueberries, oats, nuts and seeds. Great for a... Continue Reading →

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