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One pan veggie pasta

One thing that I have never tried before is cooking pasta IN the sauce. Time to try it! Actually I have become obsessed with this and made it several times a week over the last month. You can make this as simple or complicated as you want (I’ve even done it just with tinned tomatoes […]

Vegan aquafaba meringues with a fruit compote

I have not made meringues many times in my life (maybe as many as 10 times if you include the topping for lemon meringue pie) but I have eaten hundreds! Unable to find vegan ones in the shop, I started experimenting with my own after previous successes with aquafaba which is the usually discarded liquid […]

Mexican inspired pasta salad

I don’t usually put Mexican and pasta in the same recipe, they just seem to be completely different and I think rice is a natural Mexican ingredient. So I was surprised when one of my culinary creations combining them was superb! I had a go last weekend for our vegan barbecue (which you may have […]

Vegan tofu mocha mousse

My first attempt at a tofu mousse was hugely successful! I’ll admit that I had only ever eaten tofu as part of a savoury dish so I really had no idea what it would be like as a sweet one! Ingredients: 350g silken tofu 50g dark chocolate (check it is vegan!) 1 tablespoon instant coffee […]

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 […]