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Orange and lemon aquafaba cake (vegan and gluten free)

One of my favourite cakes before going vegan was a lemon cake with a sugar glaze crust. I saw it again in my recipe book and realised I hadn’t made it in over a year! I decided to tweak it to make it vegan and also include oranges as we had some looking forlorn in […]

Chickpea lentil dhal

Curry time again! I have had a bag of lentils in the cupboard and wanted to finish them up so tried something completely new: a dhal! I love chickpeas so added them too – have you tried my chickpea and spinach curry? –  then I had the bonus of aquafaba to bake with (cake recipe […]

December vegan favourites

  Chris and I had a date at Pizza Express in Winchester and I enjoyed gluten free vegan doughballs (I LOVE houmous!) and a tasty pizza although I’m not sure why it had just half a cherry tomato on it… Less exotic were the tinned goods I tried this month. Quick and easy meals and […]

‘I can stick a mushroom on it’ and other vegan misery

Christmas lunch. Comfort food, stodgy, warming. Not this year. Last week I had my Christmas meal with one set of colleagues in a local pub. This has been booked since October. We had let them know of my vegan and gluten free requirements. They were supposed to phone me. On the morning of the meal […]

October vegan favourites

Oops, a third of the way through the new month and I realised I haven’t written October’s round up vegan post! There have been lots of new products in the shops so let’s see what I thought: Tesco had lots of new items including from Plant Chef and Wicked Kitchen. these were very tasty but […]