Bao with Smoked Tofu and Kimchi Mayo (Vegan, Nut-free option)

↓ Jump to the recipe! The first time I tried these pillowy delights I had prepared myself for disappointment – I couldn't imagine that these little cloud-like pockets could be as buoyant and satisfying to eat as they looked. How happy I was to be wrong. These soft and chewy buns are everything you want … Continue reading Bao with Smoked Tofu and Kimchi Mayo (Vegan, Nut-free option)

Really Easy Vegan Kimchi (Vegan, Gluten-free, Grain-free, Soya-free, Nut-free)

This punchy, spicy, salty, and sour fermented pickle is a beloved staple in its native Korea, and it's not difficult to see why. It's like nothing you've tasted before, and it doesn't take many mouthfuls to become ever so slightly addicted. Traditional kimchi recipes contain various ingredients that aren't always easy to get hold of … Continue reading Really Easy Vegan Kimchi (Vegan, Gluten-free, Grain-free, Soya-free, Nut-free)

Vegan Buckwheat Galettes with Tofu Scramble (Vegan, Gluten-free, Grain-free)

Years ago, after finishing my degree, a few friends and I went to the beautiful French island of Île de Ré to decompress (a.k.a drink lots of wine). I was vegetarian at the time, and in almost every cafe or restaurant we went to, there was essentially one option for me on the menu; these enormous, … Continue reading Vegan Buckwheat Galettes with Tofu Scramble (Vegan, Gluten-free, Grain-free)

Tandoori Tofu BBQ Skewers (Vegan, Gluten-free, Grain-free)

For a long time I considered vegetable BBQ skewers to be very much an accompaniment to a more substantial main event, such as vegan burgers or sausages, but these skewers are more than worthy of center-stage. A gloriously red, spice-packed marinade slathered over tofu, peppers and onions and seared over a BBQ, to create a … Continue reading Tandoori Tofu BBQ Skewers (Vegan, Gluten-free, Grain-free)

Soft Bread Rolls – BBQ Edition! (Vegan, Nut-free, Soy-free option)

↓ Jump to the recipe! There is nothing quite like that charred, lightly cremated blistering that a decent BBQ can provide, and now sunnier day are here, it's the perfect opportunity to expand your BBQ repertoire (that said, as I am writing it is cold and cloudy so I may have missed the boat on … Continue reading Soft Bread Rolls – BBQ Edition! (Vegan, Nut-free, Soy-free option)

Super-soft Grain-free Wraps (Vegan, Gluten-free, Soya-free, Nut-free)

↓ Jump to the recipe! The idea for these wraps came to me when I was trying to come up with a soft tortilla replacement for a friend who is grain-free. They are really simple to make, only require two ingredients (plus water and a sprinkle of salt), take minutes to whip up, and the … Continue reading Super-soft Grain-free Wraps (Vegan, Gluten-free, Soya-free, Nut-free)

Indian-spiced Sweetcorn Fritters with Raita (Vegan, Gluten-free, Grain-free)

↓ Jump to the recipe! There is no time of day when I would not happily devour these fritters. The basic recipe is almost unbelievably simple (to the point where it was almost an anti-climax when I eventually got round to trying them out and it took all of 10 minutes), and with the additional … Continue reading Indian-spiced Sweetcorn Fritters with Raita (Vegan, Gluten-free, Grain-free)

Vegan Pad Thai (Vegan, Gluten-free, Grain-free option)

I can not get enough of south-east Asian food. There is such variety, so many exciting tastes and textures to explore; soft and pillowy bao buns, silky noddles, crunchy pickles bursting with sourness, sticky rice, crispy fried tofu, delicate and yielding dumplings. That's not to mention that powerful and punchy condiments; soy sauce, wasabi, rice … Continue reading Vegan Pad Thai (Vegan, Gluten-free, Grain-free option)