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)

Fruity Frozen Yogurt Ice Lollies (Vegan, Gluten-free, Grain-free, Soya-free, Nut-free option)

↓ Jump to the recipe! Given that the weather in the UK is currently inhumanely hot, the only sensible thing to make is ice lollies. I ordered some moulds online earlier in the week and I really wish I had ordered more – I have so many ideas for flavours I could fill a freezer. … Continue reading Fruity Frozen Yogurt Ice Lollies (Vegan, Gluten-free, Grain-free, Soya-free, Nut-free option)

Chocolate and Hazelnut Oatmeal Cookies (Vegan, Gluten-free, Soya-free)

↓ Jump to the recipe! I have a dangerous weakness for cookies. It is disconcertingly easy to make a batch one afternoon and have nothing left to show for it the next day. But yet, like flowers, their fleeting existence doesn't take away from their beauty, if anything it makes you more grateful that they … Continue reading Chocolate and Hazelnut Oatmeal Cookies (Vegan, Gluten-free, Soya-free)

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)

Mango and Coconut Yogurt Cake (Vegan, Gluten-free, Grain-free, Soya-free)

↓ Jump to the recipe! One of the (many) challenges of being part of my family is the range of dietary requirements. We've got vegans, wheat allergies, even caffeine-and-chocolate-induced migraine sufferers so finding a cake that can be enjoyed by everyone is no small task. Over the years we have worked our way through a … Continue reading Mango and Coconut Yogurt Cake (Vegan, Gluten-free, Grain-free, Soya-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)