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Eat Happy Too, by Anna Vocino

Being gluten free doesn’t mean flavour free. Finding alternatives to traditional flours can be experimental at best and a complete disaster at worst! I was excited to read Eat Happy Too, the second gluten free cookbook from Anna Vocino which includes sauces and pastries, cakes and biscuits which all traditionally rely on gluten. I’ll be […]

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 […]