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Vegan chocolate pancakes

With Pancake Day in mind, I fancied trying to make something vegan. I used my basic scotch pancake recipe and adjusted it! Matthew described these vegan chocolate pancakes as delicious then paused and said ‘delicious is not a strong enough word!’ High praise indeed! Ingredients 100g plain flour (mine is gluten free) 60g caster sugar 1 […]

Super easy vegan dessert

Although not a fan of Valentine’s Day, I couldn’t ignore the day completely so got experimental in the kitchen looking at making a sweet treat. This super easy dessert only has 3 ingredients but can be used in two ways: as a mousse or as an ice cream!   Ingredients 5 tablespoons strawberry jam 1 […]

Tomato and mushroom risotto (vegan!)

Sometimes I majorly impress myself! Cooking with wine always makes me feel very grown up and randomly I have gone off drinking red wine and needed to use it up! I decided to experiment with a risotto which I usually avoid making as Chris doesn’t eat rice and I often think it is too difficult. […]

Matthew’s homework star biscuits

As promised in My Sunday Photo post this week, here is Matt’s biscuit recipe. I am so impressed by them: they are crisp and crunchy with a subtle flavour from the almonds. Ingredients 4oz SR flour 3oz butter or margarine 3oz caster sugar 3oz ground almonds splash of water extra flour for rolling out Method […]

April A to Z gluten free vegetarian treats: Z is for zabaglione

Zabaglione is an Italian dessert that usually uses Marsala wine for flavour but I have gone off wine due to my vertigo so I tried coffee instead. OK, so the first thing you might notice from the ingredients pic is that I halved the recipe. I wish I hadn’t as it made a TINY amount […]