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)

Tofu Butter Masala (Vegan, Gluten-free, Grain-free)

A rich and creamy curry, beautifully spiced without being too hot, and the perfect centerpiece for an Indian feast. Firm tofu replaces paneer or chicken, and is bathed in a sauce that is sumptuous, aromatic, and buttery. ↓ Jump to the recipe! I love Indian food; the sheer variety is mind-boggling and combinations of spices, … Continue reading Tofu Butter Masala (Vegan, Gluten-free, Grain-free)

Vegan Rhubarb and Custard Trifle (Vegan, Gluten-free, Nut-free option, Soya-free option)

The ultimate party pudding, perfect for large gatherings and celebrations. It's got fruit, it's got booze, it's got custard, it's got soft sponge, and deliciously light whipped cream, and it caters to vegans and the gluten averse while pleasing everyone. ↓ Jump to the recipe! Trifle is one of the most wonderfully retro desserts. A … Continue reading Vegan Rhubarb and Custard Trifle (Vegan, Gluten-free, Nut-free option, Soya-free option)

White Miso Vegan Hollandaise Sauce (Vegan, Gluten-free, Grain-free, Nut-free option)

The classic buttery sauce, veganized, and with a little umami twist. This vegan hollandaise is incredibly easy to make, needs only a few ingredients and is dangerously delicious. Perfect for slathering over grilled asparagus, or drizzling on a tofu and spinach breakfast muffin. ↓ Jump to the recipe! There are few things more delicious than … Continue reading White Miso Vegan Hollandaise Sauce (Vegan, Gluten-free, Grain-free, Nut-free option)

Vegan Chocolate And Peanut Protein Bars (Vegan, Gluten-free, Soya-free)

Delicious and nutritious chocolatey bars, crammed full of good things. Peanut butter, maple syrup, and cacao powder are combined with peanuts, seeds, oats, and an optional flurry of protein powder, for the ultimate post-gym treat or a protein-packed pick-me-up. ↓ Jump to the recipe! Energy bars are not usually my thing. Given that I have … Continue reading Vegan Chocolate And Peanut Protein Bars (Vegan, Gluten-free, Soya-free)

Pea And Mint Samosa With A Smooth Mint Raita (Vegan, Nut-free, Soya-free)

Traditional Indian samosa with a little herby twist. Beautifully crisp pastry surrounding a mouthwatering filling of spiced potatoes, peas, and mint with an optional, but delicious, tangy raita. These golden parcels are fragrant, full of flavour, spicy, and deeply satisfying. ↓ Jump to the recipe! I would need far more space than this blog post … Continue reading Pea And Mint Samosa With A Smooth Mint Raita (Vegan, Nut-free, Soya-free)

Vegan Chocolate Buckwheat Banana Bread (Vegan, Gluten-free, Grain-free, Nut-free, Soya free)

Soft and squidgy chocolate banana bread made with buckwheat flour. It's vegan, gluten-free, and grain-free, but with zero compromise on flavour or texture. Delicious, nutritious, simple to make, and dangerously moreish. ↓ Jump to the recipe! Banana bread was the comfort food we all needed during the first lock-down, and just because things in the … Continue reading Vegan Chocolate Buckwheat Banana Bread (Vegan, Gluten-free, Grain-free, Nut-free, Soya free)

Vegan Rhubarb, Orange and Almond Crumble (Vegan, Gluten-free, Soya-free option, Nut-free option)

There's nothing more comforting than a classic rhubarb crumble. For this recipe, delectably tart rhubarb is stewed with sugar, orange juice and fragrant orange zest, and covered with a crisp and crumbly topping of oats and almonds. Simple, but utterly delicious. ↓ Jump to the recipe! It might seem strange that rhubarb, a spring plant, … Continue reading Vegan Rhubarb, Orange and Almond Crumble (Vegan, Gluten-free, Soya-free option, Nut-free option)

Vegan Spring Gado Gado (Vegan, Gluten-free, Grain-free)

Loosely based on the classic Indonesian salad, this dish is a riot of flavours celebrating the best of Spring produce. New potatoes, broad beans, asparagus, bean sprouts, and spring greens slathered in a salty, spicy, sweet and tangy peanut sauce, with marinated tofu, fresh mint and chilli. ↓ Jump to the recipe! Gado Gado is … Continue reading Vegan Spring Gado Gado (Vegan, Gluten-free, Grain-free)