Everyone likes a simple recipe, especially when the end-result is tasty. These easy flapjacks are chewy and moist, and they’ll last for 5-6 days in an airtight container. They’d be great to make with children too, introducing them to simple cooking (weighing, mashing, stirring etc). Ingredients 1 banana (ripe or very ripe, no problem) Handful […]Read more "Banana And Blueberry Flapjacks"
Looking for a savoury snack? Something for a tasty lunch to accompany a bowl of soup (like my broccoli & miso soup with shiitake mushrooms)? Try these savoury scones. They are simple to make and they rise up impressively in the oven. You’ll be watching through the glass door like I do, waiting for them […]Read more "Sun-Dried Tomato & Spring Onion Savoury Scones"
This is a strongly flavoured soup that you’ll want to try. The broccoli is quite subtle so don’t skimp on the miso paste or the lime juice. They give the soup a bit of a turbocharge. Try serving it with my sun-dried tomato & spring onion savoury scones. Ingredients 1 tbsp of sesame oil 2 […]Read more "Broccoli & Miso Soup With Shiitake Mushrooms"
There’s nothing better than a good cake or tart, and the Bakewell Tart is a British favourite. (Ok, it’s my favourite.) It’s a tart in three layers: a crisp pastry on the bottom, a thin layer of raspberry jam and an almond-flavoured sponge on top. If you don’t want to make your own pastry, you […]Read more "Bakewell Tart (vegan, dairy-free and damn delicious)"
“Why would you bother to make your own jam?” I hear you ask. There’s one good reason. Shop-bought jams contain 50-60% sugar and less than 50% fruit. The jam you and I are going to make has no refined sugar in it and it still tastes delicious. Oh, there’s another good reason to make this […]Read more "Blueberry Chia Seed Jam (with only 4 ingredients)"
The texture of crushed chickpeas with mayonnaise, vinegar and sweetcorn makes an excellent vegetarian and vegan substitute for tuna mayo. These chickpea salad wraps are quick and easy to make. There is no more effort than a little mashing of the chickpeas. From there on in, it’s a simple assembly job. This makes an excellent […]Read more "Vegan tuna mayo!"
I’ve made these flapjacks more than any other in the last six months. They are always devoured by visitors/ guests/ work mates/ passing strangers and I end up making another batch just so I can have some myself. Fortunately they are extremely cheap to make. The main ingredient is rolled oats (ie porridge oats) and […]Read more "Chocolate Hazelnut Flapjacks"
I’m a great believer in simple food and this mixed bean salad is certainly simple. I’ll describe it for you in a sentence: “Buy a tin of mixed beans and pimp it up“. If you want to make it instead with dried beans and do all that soaking-overnight stuff, be my guest. However, a tin […]Read more "Mixed Bean Salad"
Sometimes I just want to eat a piece of cake. There’s nothing in the house. I can’t be bothered going to the shops. But I absolutely need some cake. Here’s the answer. It’s an easy recipe, not too many ingredients and the only utensils you’ll need are a mixing bowl and a baking tray. It […]Read more "Vegan Rum & Raisin Cake"
This golden syrup cake is very easy to make and tastes delicious. It’s a very moist cake and it will last about three days if you keep it in an airtight container. It only requires a handful of ingredients and one of those is hot water! Ingredients 100g vegan margarine 75g sugar 200g plain flour […]Read more "Golden Syrup Cake"