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Microwave bread (vegan and gluten free)

Gluten free and vegan products are in short supply and trips to the supermarket are limited so I got experimental in the kitchen. I have made cake in a microwave before so why not bread too?! Ingredients 45g SR flour pinch of sugar (optional) half a teaspoon baking powder 25g veg spread 1 tablespoon ground […]

The Lockdown Silver Linings Tag

The current lockdown situation is one that none of us would have chosen. But we need to stay positive and Emily from Twin Mummy and Daddy has started the Lockdown Silver Lining tag to help us focus on the special things that are making the current time bearable. First of all, the main silver lining […]

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 […]

Diary of a vegan day 26-31

The final installment of my diary of my first month of being vegan. Time for more baking! I used a flax egg in the pastry and it worked really well on my jam tarts and pizza tartlets. Lunch was chilli with tortillas and rice. Then I enjoyed some pizza tarts and an Itsu noodle pot […]

Diary of a vegan day 21-25

Veganism really does seem to be coming naturally to me now! I’ve been trying out new bakes so have more snacking opportunities, yay! I got my curry fix on day 21 with bombay potato. So many supermarkets have vegan side dishes available but the cooking of the potato can be a bit hit and miss […]