Category Archives: Bread

Summer Pudding

It’s apparently summer here in the UK, despite chilly, rainy days that leave me craving warm curries and jacket potatoes. Technically, it’s time for cooling salads and barbeques and gloriously hot pink Summer Pudding. So, here’s some inspiration for our … Continue reading

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Sprouted Seed and Radish Sandwich

This was no ordinary sandwich. A sandwich to remember. Crunchy, nutrient dense sprouted seeds, crisp lettuce, cool cucumber, peppery radish and sweet tomato encased in a creamy peppered mayonnaise between two slices of bread. Take 2 slices of your bread … Continue reading

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Tomato and Coconut Soup with Wholewheat Garlic, Oregano and Chili Bread

I know it’s almost June and to many (most) of you in the world it will seem crazy to be posting a recipe for a cozy, comforting soup with warm spiced bread. However, here in the South of England, we … Continue reading

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Moist Banana Muffins with Caramel Banana Topping – Added fat free.

With one exam down and three to go, I am well and truly tired, burnt out and beyond stressed! The idea that I might actually cook for pleasure and not just to satisfy my nutritional needs, didn’t bear thinking about. Then I … Continue reading

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Virtual Vegan Potluck – Easy and Not Cheesy Pizza

I am delighted to present my dish for the May 2013 Virtual Vegan Potluck. What an amazing opportunity to salivate at the computer screen browsing all these wonderful vegan masterpieces! What’s more, you get to connect with vegans all over … Continue reading

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Daring Bakers: Vegan Savarin filled with Pastry Cream

Natalia of Gatti Fili e Farina challenges us to make a traditional Savarin, complete with soaking syrup and cream filling! We were to follow the Savarin recipe but were allowed to be creative with the soaking syrup and filling, allowing us to … Continue reading

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Lentil and Beetroot Burgers – A.K.A ‘Beetburgers’ with a Creamy Roasted Red Pepper Sauce

I love burgers. Veggie, of course. I love how they can be so filling and hearty yet be full of such goodness. When I’m trying to shift some pounds, I know a good homemade burger is a good choice to … Continue reading

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Raw Strawberry Chia Jam and Jam Filled Doughnuts

Most of us foodies have an ever expanding list of things we ‘must make soon’. I have a ginormous one of these and it doesn’t get any smaller. But, sometimes, I come across recipes that simply bypass the queue. I just … Continue reading

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Garlicky Bean Salad with Chunky Croutons

As the sky finally starts to offer a glimpse of sunshine, instantly summery, colourful salads visualise in my mind. I am slightly salad fussy, I have to admit. There must be lots of textures, lots of flavours, and it must be robust … Continue reading

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Fig Peshwari Naan and a Rant About Food Additives

Indian food is a real favourite of mine. I have always had a real weakness for luxurious coconut curries and rich balti’s with biryani, crisp poppadoms and of course, sweet peshwari naan. Before I  became vegan, a visit to an … Continue reading

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