Category Archives: vegan

Poached pears in spiced syrup

This winter classic only takes a few minutes of active time, but is an elegant dessert which is a perfect end to a festive meal. And as an added bonus, the long, slow reducing of the syrup makes your home … Continue reading

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Vegan fruitcake

First cab off the rank for my festive baking! Rich, boozy fruitcake is a favourite around the holidays. Enjoy it with a cup of tea on a chilly afternoon, with a warm sweet sauce for dessert or with coffee for … Continue reading

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Mujadara

We love rice. More than just a starchy side to have with chilli or stir fry, there are so many things you can do with it – paella, risotto, biryani, sushi, puddings and tarts….. Mujadara has been on my to-do … Continue reading

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Soba noodle salad

This Asian noodle salad is a bit of fusion – Japanese buckwheat noodles tossed with ingredients inspired by Pad Thai. Soba noodles are great in a salad – firm to the bite and providing a lovely earthy balance to the … Continue reading

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Chickpea, couscous and beet salad

There is nothing better on a warm summer evening than a big bowl of salad. This one is loaded with goodness, it’s full of fresh flavours and a variety of textures. This salad goes really well with a drizzle of … Continue reading

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VEGAN macarons!

I kid you not! And the best part is that they are made with a simple, cheap, easy to find ingredient. No expensive specialty products or trips to the healthfood store required. I stumbled across this recipe for eggless vegan … Continue reading

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Vegetarian sushi

Vegetarian sushi is great finger food for a party because you can make it ahead of time then pop it into the fridge – it’s ready when you are, to serve with soy sauce for dipping. You can fill them … Continue reading

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