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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 […]

February vegan favourites

February might be over but looking back there were lots of new products and new recipes that I enjoyed so here is a round up of my favourites: Meals out The good (Pizza Express in Basingstoke): I tried the jackfuit putanesca gluten free pizza and it was delicious. The bad: Harvester in Frimley for our […]

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 […]

Tomato and mushroom risotto (vegan!)

Sometimes I majorly impress myself! Cooking with wine always makes me feel very grown up and randomly I have gone off drinking red wine and needed to use it up! I decided to experiment with a risotto which I usually avoid making as Chris doesn’t eat rice and I often think it is too difficult. […]

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 […]