Chili ‘Sin’ Carne

Chili ‘Sin’ Carne

I have been cooking (and enjoying) this recipe for a while now.. so I am really excited to finally be able to share it. This Chili sin carne is just as tasty as any meat based Chili in my humble opinion.It is healthier, tastier and because its 100% plant based it is...

Doubanjiang Vegan-Meatballs

Doubanjiang Vegan-Meatballs

What is doubanjiang? Doubbanjiang is a fermented chili paste from China. Its made from fermented black soya beans and chilis, so in a way its sort of like a spicy miso (very different though!).Its rich, smokey and has a very strong umami flavour. Its so strong that it...

Authentic Chickpea Falafels

Authentic Chickpea Falafels

Falafel is one of those typical vegetarian dishes that everyone knows. Its particularly popular in the middle east. Its a very easy dish to prepare, however there are a few factors to consider when attempting to make great falafel. 1. Soaking the chickpeas for between...

Gnocchi Walnut Pesto

Gnocchi Walnut Pesto

Everyone loves a good old pesto! Its possible one of the most popular pasta sauces to buy in the supermarkets and at the same time one that people rarely make themselves at home. This recipe is simple and very fast to make, you literally put all of the ingredients in...

Mikes meaty Vegan Lasagne

Mikes meaty Vegan Lasagne

This vegan lasagne is so much like the real thing that it will shock your friends and family! Prepare this dish for your carnivorous relatives and see if they can tell the difference, I promise you they wont! Although this does take a bit of preparation time, this...

Super Meaty Jackfruit Burrito

Super Meaty Jackfruit Burrito

What is jackfruit? First of all, for anyone that doesn't know what jackfruit is, it is a fruit that is often grown in tropical climates. Its the national fruit of Bangladesh and is also used in South India and South East Asia. When its ripe it is sweet like any other...

Sticky Mushroom Baos

Sticky Mushroom Baos

These sticky 'pulled' mushroom baos have become a favourite at my private dinner events. For those that haven't jumped on the BAO BUS yet... Bao buns are a popular Chinese street food, they're kind of like a Chinese sandwich, often filled with braised meat, or...

Vegan Tomato Mascarpone

Vegan Tomato Mascarpone

This pasta sauce recipe never fails, its meant to mimic the traditional 'tomato mascarpone' taste, which is a creamy, slightly cheesy tomato sauce.Instead of cream I use coconut milk, surprisingly the coconut taste isn't very present at all after its cooked, but it...

The Best Chilli sauce

The Best Chilli sauce

This sauce is known is Mexico as salsa Macha. A few months ago I had the pleasure of collaborating on a dinner with a Mexican chef called Rodrigo.. the idea is that he would share his knowledge of Mexican cuisine and we would create a couple of dishes each. Rodrigo...

Vegan Carrot Cake

Vegan Carrot Cake

Now, I'm not much of a pastry chef... I can make a few desserts pretty well, but its definitely not a skill that I've been sharpening these last years. So you can imagine my surprise when after a bit of research and on my second try I was convinced that this carrot...