Sticky Jamaican ginger cake

Preparation time  15 minutes Cooking time 45-55 minutes Serves 8-10 slices Two of my favourite cakes as a child were McVities Jamaican ginger cake and golden syrup cake,  They conjured up Sunday afternoon tea times. Still quite full from the Sunday roast dinner, tea time consisted of sandwiches and various cakes. Just the sight of those shiny... Continue Reading →

Tried & tested March- April

We all know it is tough right now.  We are only allowed to shop for groceries on one trip and been told to avoid nipping to the shop for non-essentials. Social distancing and food shortage due to some people hoarding has now made shopping for food a nightmare, grocery shopping is not an option for... Continue Reading →

New year, bad start

Hi everyone, I do apologise for my lack of posting over the last month. Just before Christmas I was feeling very tired but put it down to my disability and being so busy. By the day after boxing day, my chest was hurting and breathing became painful, I took my asthma pump and promised myself... Continue Reading →

Tempeh

  Have you ever mentioned tempeh to some non-vegan friends and you get that puzzled reaction from them, or even asked for it in a supermarket and received the same reaction. While most seem to have heard about tofu but tempeh seems to be its long lost distant cousin. Tempeh now has more competition due... Continue Reading →

Spare a Thought

It has been a busy two weeks, mainly because my elderly father in law has been ill and in hospital. At 80 it becomes worrying as he is diabetic. That combined with getting ready for Christmas, cooking for the blog and having a busy household it was hard to have a moment to draw breath.... Continue Reading →

November Favourites

  This month there has been an abundance in the discovery of vegan and gluten-free food and ethical household products for me. I thought I would share a few of my favourites. Maybe you have tried them, I always love to hear your feedback and comments. These are the ones I have tested and it... Continue Reading →

Sunday Brunch

Sunday is definitely my favourite day of the week. It is a more chilled day, where I not to plan very much at all.  A little writing for my blog and some recipe ideas is enough, maybe some housework and preparing a Sunday dinner. I was really thinking about vegan brunch ideas today. Something that... Continue Reading →

Nearly November

I cannot believe it is nearly November, this year has gone so fast. I have had a trip of a lifetime to Canada, started blogging, started a vegan website and beginning to write my cookery book. If I had been told, that I would do these things this time last year, I would have said... Continue Reading →

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