Indian Potato Cakes with a Spicy Tomato Chutney (Vegan, Gluten-free, Grain-free, Soya-free, Nut-free)

Crispy potato and chickpea patties, spiced with tumeric, mustard seeds, and garam masala, with a side of a quick and easy, sweet and tangy tomato chutney, spiked with chilli. Loosely based on the delicious Indian street-food Aloo Tikki, these potato cakes are ideal as an appetizer, light lunch, or as part of an Indian feast. … Continue reading Indian Potato Cakes with a Spicy Tomato Chutney (Vegan, Gluten-free, Grain-free, Soya-free, Nut-free)

Sticky Ginger and Apple Cake with a Brandy Caramel Sauce (Vegan, Gluten-free option, Soya-free, Nut-free)

A soft, sticky and beautifully spiced sponge, with ginger, cinnamon and treacle, studded with chunks of apple, and accompanied by a brandy-spiked caramel sauce. The perfect autumnal treat for drizzly days and dark evenings. ↓ Jump to the recipe! I love a sticky ginger cake; squidgy, soft and spicy with a dark treacly sweetness. From … Continue reading Sticky Ginger and Apple Cake with a Brandy Caramel Sauce (Vegan, Gluten-free option, Soya-free, Nut-free)

Sweet Potato Noodles with Peanut, Chilli and Lime (Vegan, Gluten-free, Grain-free, Soya-free option)

Spiralized sweet potato noodles, with crunchy stir-fried veg and spicy chilli, smothered in a creamy satay sauce, and lifted with a hit of lime juice. Fresh, creamy, zingy, and packed full of flavour – plus they're vegan, gluten-free and grain-free! ↓ Jump to the recipe! I admit I am very late to the game with … Continue reading Sweet Potato Noodles with Peanut, Chilli and Lime (Vegan, Gluten-free, Grain-free, Soya-free option)

Ultimate Vegan Chocolate Brownies (Vegan, Gluten-free option, Grain-free option, Soya-free, Nut-free option)

I am aware that it is a bold move to describe a brownie as 'ultimate', given the abundance of brownie recipes on the internet. However, if your idea of the ultimate brownie is intensely chocolately, satisfyingly fudgy, deeply indulgent, and that bizarre combination of incredibly rich but irresistibly moreish, then this is the recipe for … Continue reading Ultimate Vegan Chocolate Brownies (Vegan, Gluten-free option, Grain-free option, Soya-free, Nut-free option)

Tomato and White Miso Pasta (Vegan, Gluten-free option, Nut-free option)

There is something truly glorious about spaghetti and tomato sauce. When I am tired, or feeling uninspired, or just in need of a little comfort, it's one of the easiest things to whip up from store-cupboard ingredients and still feel like you've made a proper meal. While white miso might not be a staple in … Continue reading Tomato and White Miso Pasta (Vegan, Gluten-free option, Nut-free option)

Chocolate Bao / Steamed Buns (Vegan, Nut-free, Soya-free option)

↓ Jump to the recipe! If you were to ask someone what they considered to be 'appetizing', I'm not sure that this smooth, plain, anaemic blob would be the first thing that came to mind. And yet for me, these buns are the height of temptation. I have never seen one of these and not … Continue reading Chocolate Bao / Steamed Buns (Vegan, Nut-free, Soya-free option)

Crispy Fried Courgettes With A Herby Yogurt Dip (Vegan, Gluten-free, Grain-free)

↓ Jump to the recipe! I first had deep-fried battered courgettes on holiday in Greece last year and was completely enamored. Summer courgettes can be incredibly sweet and flavoursome, especially in the Mediterranean. The batter was light and perfectly crisp, and they were always served straight out of the deep-fryer. I think we ordered them … Continue reading Crispy Fried Courgettes With A Herby Yogurt Dip (Vegan, Gluten-free, Grain-free)

Apple, Blackberry and Almond Cake (Vegan, Gluten-free, Soya-free option)

↓ Jump to the recipe! One of the great advantages of being obsessed with food is that, regardless of your weather preferences, seasonal change is always an exciting time. After a weirdly hot August, this week saw the first signs of blustery autumn winds and rain, and I immediately starting thinking about apple-based puddings (also … Continue reading Apple, Blackberry and Almond Cake (Vegan, Gluten-free, Soya-free option)

Simple Singapore Noodles (Vegan, Gluten-free, Grain-free, Nut-free option)

↓ Jump to the recipe! There are some days when all I want is a massive bowl of noodles. There are few other meals where you can pack in so many vegetables and still feel like you're eating comfort food. And this recipe is so quick and easy you'd spend longer deciding what to order … Continue reading Simple Singapore Noodles (Vegan, Gluten-free, Grain-free, Nut-free option)

American Buttermilk Pancakes (Vegan, Nut-free, Soya-free option)

↓ Jump to the recipe! I feel like I probably don't need to tell you how amazing pancakes are... these fluffy, squidgy discs are pure breakfast joy, or indeed any other time of day that you fancy pancakes. And despite traditional recipes requiring milk and eggs, it is not at all difficult to make a … Continue reading American Buttermilk Pancakes (Vegan, Nut-free, Soya-free option)