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Mexican inspired pasta salad

I don’t usually put Mexican and pasta in the same recipe, they just seem to be completely different and I think rice is a natural Mexican ingredient. So I was surprised when one of my culinary creations combining them was superb! I had a go last weekend for our vegan barbecue (which you may have […]

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 […]

#Blogmas18 day 3: favourite Christmas recipes

I have been looking back over some of the recipes I have put on my blog this year and noticed that some that I used for picnics are actually perfect for Christmas party finger food as well. This Christmas I intend to make my mocha tarts, cheese frittata bites and pizza tartlets so that I […]