Author Archives: pizzarossa

Romanieh – Palestinian lentil and eggplant stew with pomegranate

Comfort food for the soul. And it’s vegan. Middle Eastern food is a firm favourite round our way. The heady spices, the delectable combinations of rich, earthy and bright flavours, the simplicity of the ingredients that go together to make … Continue reading

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Very berry macarons

How about ditching the roses for a sweet treat this Valentine’s Day? Pretty pink macarons with a lusciously fruity mixed berry gelée filling. If this is your first time, for a full step-by-step tutorial on making macarons, check out this … Continue reading

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Garlic soup

Garlic – in my opinion, humankind’s greatest culinary discovery. The unassuming little bulb is the start of so many wonderful dishes, or in this case, the star ingredient. Garlic soup takes many forms, particularly in European cuisine. This version is … Continue reading

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Seitan roast

Vegan, healthy, easy and ever so tasty seitan roast. I seem to be amazingly late onto the roasted seitan bandwagon… We used to make seitan all the time many years ago, but it was only ever the boiled version because … Continue reading

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Laufabrauð – Icelandic leaf bread

This decorative fried bread is a staple in Icelandic homes at Christmas, with families gathering together for the day they prepare it. This recipe was adapted from a few I found online, here and here and a video recipe here. … Continue reading

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Baked apples with brandy ice cream

Apples stuffed with mincemeat (fruit mince), served with a scoop of brandy spiked no-churn ice cream – all the flavours of Christmas, but lighter and naturally gluten free. And because this is such a busy time of year, the stuffing … Continue reading

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Vegan White Christmas

White Christmas is a traditional Australian treat enjoyed throughout the festive season. The recipe usually includes powdered milk, and often includes white chocolate, and I was originally going to make the family recipe that we were treated to each year … Continue reading

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