Linguine With Courgettes, Mint, and Lemon (Vegan, Gluten-free option, Soya-free, Nut-free option)

A delicious and delectable pasta dish, celebrating the best of summer produce. Sliced courgettes are grilled until charred and sweet, stirred through a tangle of pasta in a simple, creamy sauce, and scented with lemon and fresh mint. ↓ Jump to the recipe! After a slow start, the summer vegetables are really going for it … Continue reading Linguine With Courgettes, Mint, and Lemon (Vegan, Gluten-free option, Soya-free, Nut-free option)

Lemon and Raspberry Muffins (Vegan, Gluten-free, Soya-free option)

Delicious, fruity muffins, bursting with pockets of shocking pink raspberry. Soft and light sponge is scented with lemon zest and made even more flavoursome with ground oats and almonds; healthy enough to get away with for breakfast and indulgent enough for dessert. ↓ Jump to the recipe! We have a rather excessively productive raspberry patch … Continue reading Lemon and Raspberry Muffins (Vegan, Gluten-free, Soya-free option)

Indian Rice Salad With Summer Vegetables (Vegan, Gluten-free, Nut-free option, Soya-free)

A beautifully fragrant rice salad with Indian spices, summer vegetables, fresh herbs and toasted cashews. Delicious as a meal by itself, and an excellent side dish for BBQ's and buffets alike. When I was younger, rice salad always meant the same thing; piles of rice with specks of vegetables chopped into tiny cubes, with raisins, … Continue reading Indian Rice Salad With Summer Vegetables (Vegan, Gluten-free, Nut-free option, Soya-free)

Vegan Peach and White Chocolate Tart (Vegan, Gluten-free, Nut-free option)

A delicate and delectable tart with a crumbly and crisp crust, tangy peach puree, smooth and silky white chocolate filling, and a topping of glazed fresh peaches. Celebrate peach season in style with this delicious, dreamy dessert. ↓ Jump to the recipe! Peaches are such a wonderful summer fruit; sweet, juicy, refreshing and perfectly paired … Continue reading Vegan Peach and White Chocolate Tart (Vegan, Gluten-free, Nut-free option)

Peach and Strawberry Smoothie (Vegan, Gluten-free, Grain-free option, Nut-free option, Soya-free option)

A delicious summery smoothie, that's sweet, fruity, creamy, and packed with good things. Ideal for when strawberries and peaches are in season and at their sweet and juicy best. ↓ Jump to the recipe! Smoothies are such a great way to pack in the vitamins, especially in the Summer heat when you don't want anything … Continue reading Peach and Strawberry Smoothie (Vegan, Gluten-free, Grain-free option, Nut-free option, Soya-free option)

Vegan Strawberry Shortcake (Vegan, Gluten-free option, Soya-free option, Nut-free option)

The perfect pud for strawberry season; crumbly, buttery shortcake filled with sweet and juicy crushed strawberries, and topped with a soft and pillow-y pile of vegan whipped cream. I dare you not to have seconds. ↓ Jump to the recipe! This is admittedly not the most elegant of desserts, but some things taste so good … Continue reading Vegan Strawberry Shortcake (Vegan, Gluten-free option, Soya-free option, Nut-free option)

Vegan Miso Carbonara (Vegan, Gluten-free option)

A mound comforting, carb-y, deliciousness – this vegan carbonara is creamy, savoury, salty, only uses a few ingredients, and is incredibly quick and easy to make. Ideal for a speedy no-fuss dinner that tastes like you've made far more of an effort. ↓ Jump to the recipe! To look at the ingredients for this recipe … Continue reading Vegan Miso Carbonara (Vegan, Gluten-free option)

Red Lentil Dal With Roasted Fennel (Vegan, Gluten-free, Grain-free, Nut-free, Soya-free)

A lovely, light dal, fresh and delicately spiced, accompanied by the sweet and gentle aniseed of roasted fennel. Perfect with a mound of steaming basmati and some fresh chapati for a warming dinner, or as part of an Indian feast. ↓ Jump to the recipe! In Hindi, dal is the name for split dried pulses, … Continue reading Red Lentil Dal With Roasted Fennel (Vegan, Gluten-free, Grain-free, Nut-free, Soya-free)

Vegan Tiramisu (Vegan, Gluten-free option, Soya-free option, Nut-free option)

The classic Italian dessert, in all its creamy, boozy, mocha glory. Layers of sponge, saturated with coffee and brandy, are sandwiched with a silky smooth and light cream filling, and topped with a generous dusting of cocoa powder. Completely vegan, easily made gluten-free, and totally divine. ↓ Jump to the recipe! It is hard to … Continue reading Vegan Tiramisu (Vegan, Gluten-free option, Soya-free option, Nut-free option)

Quick Classic Hummus (Vegan, Gluten-free, Grain-free, Soya-free, Nut-free)

The ultimate Middle-Eastern chickpea dip, flavoured with tahini, lemon juice, garlic and olive oil. Delicious, creamy, and so quick and easy to whip up, you'll wonder why you ever bought it ready-made. ↓ Jump to the recipe! I am old enough to remember the days when the British public considered hummus to be a weird … Continue reading Quick Classic Hummus (Vegan, Gluten-free, Grain-free, Soya-free, Nut-free)