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Gluten free vegan jam sponge pudding

I’ll admit it doesn’t look very pretty (my husband asked if it was shepherds pie!) but this gluten free vegan jam sponge pudding is super tasty and everyone wanted seconds so next time I will double up the quantities! Ingredients: 2oz caster sugar 90ml aquafaba (the liquid from a tin of chickpeas) 2oz vegan spread […]

Vegan roasted tofu

I have mixed feelings about a roast dinner. I like the tradition and am the first to admit that my roast potatoes are superb 😀 But vegetarian and now vegan options have always been a little disappointing. But now I have discovered that tofu roasts nicely, creating a chewy middle and crispy surface. The brilliant […]

Vegan and gluten free waffles

For my birthday last month, Chris bought me waffle plates for our sandwich toaster and I finally got round to trying them! I have never eaten or made waffles before so it was a bit of a learning curve, especially as I adapted the recipe to make it vegan! They turned out well:   This […]

Vegan mocha cake

Mocha cakes are always a favourite in our house, despite the kids not liking coffee! Here is the recipe that I have made vegan and gluten free: Ingredients 125 ml approx aquafaba (liquid from a 400g tin of chickpeas) 160g caster sugar 160g vegan spread, melted 160g SR flour 1 tablespoon of coffee granules mixed […]

Matthew’s meals: cottage pie

I confess that this is a bit of a cheat meal. I make this with bolognese leftovers so the only preparation is the mashed potato on top. Of course, when you are 9 and it is the first time you’ve peeled a potato, it’s a big deal! Chris always complains that this isn’t proper cottage […]