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Vegan sponge cake using aquafaba

Aquafaba is the liquid from a can of chickpeas. It doesn’t look attractive (a bit like wee if I’m honest!) but I have successfully used it as a replacement for egg to make vegan meringue and mousse. This time I used it to make this spectacular cake! Ingredients 120ml approx aquafaba (the liquid from 1 […]

August vegan favourites

What with our holiday and the school holidays, the heatwaves and visiting family, cooking and recipe experiments have not been high on my agenda this month. Take a look at my Scottish vegan experience! One of my fab finds on holiday was gluten free macaroni in Tesco. I quickly shoved 2 packets in the trolley […]

Vegan potato and leek soup

For some reason this month (in spite of the heatwave!) I have been obsessed with soup! I had a few different ones on holiday, and back home I really fancied potato and leek but all of the ones in the supermarkets had milk in to make them creamy. I wondered if if was possible to […]

Surviving my first holiday as a vegan

I was a little bit worried about how I would get on when we went away on holiday. Now I know Scotland is part of the UK, but I was concerned that I would struggle to find wheat free vegan food easily. We had purposely chosen to have a holiday cottage so that we could […]

July vegan favourites

Another month of veganism completed. Eating out was a major highlight of this month. I went to the Mill House near Odiham twice in a week as it was so good! This mushroom bourguinonne pie was spectacular especially the gluten free pastry combined with the flavours of the filling.   The gluten free vegan margharita […]