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Vegan roasted tofu

I have mixed feelings about a roast dinner. I like the tradition and am the first to admit that my roast potatoes are superb 😀 But vegetarian and now vegan options have always been a little disappointing. But now I have discovered that tofu roasts nicely, creating a chewy middle and crispy surface. The brilliant […]

Easy apple turnovers

A taste of my childhood: apple turnovers! I haven’t has any apple turnovers in about 20 years as I have never found a gluten free version 🙁 Time to make some then! I could have made my own pastry and filling (could I, really?!) but when there is an easy alternative, it seems silly not […]

Vegan and gluten free waffles

For my birthday last month, Chris bought me waffle plates for our sandwich toaster and I finally got round to trying them! I have never eaten or made waffles before so it was a bit of a learning curve, especially as I adapted the recipe to make it vegan! They turned out well:   This […]

Vegan mocha cake

Mocha cakes are always a favourite in our house, despite the kids not liking coffee! Here is the recipe that I have made vegan and gluten free: Ingredients 125 ml approx aquafaba (liquid from a 400g tin of chickpeas) 160g caster sugar 160g vegan spread, melted 160g SR flour 1 tablespoon of coffee granules mixed […]

Vegan syrup sponge

Definitely a crowd pleaser in our house! Syrup sponge is a classic recipe and works really well with vegan and gluten free ingredients 100g vegan spread 100g caster sugar 2 tablspoons flax seed/linseed mixed with 6 tablespoons warm water 100g SR flour 3 tablespoons plant milk (only required if you use gluten free flour which […]