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Chickpea and spinach curry with crispy tofu slices

Once again I’d shopped without a weekly meal plan so had no idea what to make with spinach abnd also had tofu that was going out of date soon! I fancied making something with aquafaba again so created this yummy curry to use a tin of chickpeas too. This recipes serves 2 with a big […]

Cosy Club Basingstoke: VIP opening event

Yay, a blogging event meeting up with two of my favourite local bloggers Jenny from Ramblings of a Jaffa Cat and Dawn from Dear Mummy Blog. We were invited to attend the opening of the brand new Cosy Club in Basingstoke! The atmosphere was amazing and I particularly liked the dress code for the staff […]

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 […]