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Free From Festival, Oxford

Last weekend I attended the Free From Festival, held in the magnificent Oxford Town Hall. I wish I had discovered this festival years ago! My wheat allergy began in 2001 and it was tough. I was a student and on the day of my diagnosis I’d eaten toast, pasta and pizza. My cupboards were full […]

Vegan Foodilic, Brighton

Brighton has a special place in my heart (as I visited there several times for shopping and clubbing whilst at uni, and my little sister studied there and celebrated her 21st birthday) so I was delighted to head there this weekend for a vegan extravaganza! Our first stop on arrival in Brighton (and once we […]

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 […]