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Vegan chocolate mousse (using aquafaba)

Have you heard of aquafaba? It is the water from a can of chickpeas or other white bean. Not the first thing that springs to mind when thinking of making a dessert! However, it really does work well as an egg replacer in a mousse, making a light and aerated pudding. Here is my first […]

Free From Festival, Oxford

Last weekend I attended the Free From Festival, held in the magnificent Oxford Town Hall. I wish I had discovered this festival years ago! My wheat allergy began in 2001 and it was tough. I was a student and on the day of my diagnosis I’d eaten toast, pasta and pizza. My cupboards were full […]

My first experience of shopping as a vegan

Getting myself all geared up for the new year and my attempt at veganism! I headed to the shops to see about starting to buy in different food and get myself used to labelling. It was incredibly frustrating! But I found some brilliant vegan food that I can’t wait to try! I am used to […]

Cheese frittata bites

This is a really quick and simple veggie treat which can be enjoyed hot or cold (perfect for picnics or party food!) Ingredients 4 eggs 6oz cheddar cheese 1-2 oz tomatoes, jalopenos, veggie sausage or ham, other vegetables (whatever you want!) Method OK chaps, this is tricky… Mix together the eggs and cheese and whatever […]

#Blogtober18 day 16 perfect recipes for #NationalBakingWeek

What is the perfect recipe? One that works first time? One that you can adapt to suit your available ingredients or food allergies? One that your kids will eat time and time again? One that uses up leftovers and prevents waste? Last week, as you may have seen on my #Project365 post, I made lemon […]