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...

Vegan Chocolate Cheesecake

Vegan Chocolate Cheesecake

This vegan chocolate cheesecake is actually a no-bake recipe. The creamy, cheesy consistency comes from cashews and coconut milk. I love these kind of cakes because they are super rich and sweet, yet free from saturated fat AND refined sugar! Could we go as far as...

Vegan Mapo Tofu

Vegan Mapo Tofu

Occasionally I search blogs and instagram for inspiration. I found the best way for me is to search non vegan blogs and then "veganise" the recipe.. which is exactly what I did for this version of Mapo Tofu, a very popular Chinese dish. Mapo tofu is essentially tofu...

Banana Peanut Butter Nice-cream

Banana Peanut Butter Nice-cream

Homemade banana ice cream is referred to as 'nice cream' within the plant based food world. Nine times out of ten nice cream is made with frozen bananas. Frozen bananas, when blended, leave a creamy smooth ice cream consistency. If you want your nice cream sweet, its...

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...

Pulled Mushroom Baos

Pulled Mushroom Baos

These sticky 'pulled' mushroom baos have become a favourite at my private dinner events and also when I want to treat my friends! 😉 For those that haven't jumped on the BAO BUNS yet... Bao buns are a popular Chinese street food, they're kind of like a Chinese...