Aquafaba Magic!

Let’s be honest, chickpea juice doesn’t sound very appealing does it?ย Aquafabaย is a magical discovery…the liquid you find in a can of chickpeas or beans can be used to replace egg whites! This gloopy juice contains starches, proteins and soluble plant solids which have moved from the pea or bean into the water they were originally…

Spicy Siracha roast peanuts.

I am mad about Peanuts and Siracha sauce so it totally made sense to combine the two. Use peanuts that have been roasted in their shells that come with their skin on, not roast salted ones! Liberally cover peanuts in Siracha sauce, mix well and spread on a baking tray. Bake for 15 minutes at…

Oatie fruity Bon Bons

These little Bons Bons are beyond easy peasy to whip up. It’s also a great way of using up all those little odd bits of oats and dried fruits and seeds that end up lurking on the back of the larder. (and Bon Bon is a much prettier word than balls don’t you think?) My…

Today in my kitchen.

I’m so relieved it was a little cooler today! I wanted to bake some more focaccia and the thought of having the oven on in this lovely heatwave we are having made me get all hot and bothered just thinking about it! I made a batch of mini focaccia, so I can vary the toppings,…

Sunday Scramble with Follow your Heart.

I am so excited about this totally amazing vegan egg replacement!  This magical yellow powder totally does what it says on the box! It looks smells and tastes just like real egg and is super easy to make up and use. It’s totally delicious and unlike a lot of other vegan substitutes it’s actually good…

Focaccia for Friends.

This bread is so satisfying and easy to make and any left overs can be toasted for a super crunchy bruschetta. I have adapted this from a recipe I found in Three Guys in Miami cook Cuban available from Amazon. 1/2 teaspoon fruit sugar (it’s much sweeter soyou don’t need to use as much as…

Life is just a bowl of cherries.

Delicious juicy organic cherries from Brockley Farmers Market the ones we don’t eat will go into my ultimate Cherrytini! So ridiculously easy, just stone stalk and halve the cherries and pop them in a killer jar, top up with Vodka or Gin and leave in the ‘fridge for a week and there you go! The vodka or…

Three years…

      Three years ago I became vegan and my life changed all for the better.  So many exciting new things  to learn about, to discover, to read, cook and eat! I found peace in my kitchen and a real love and joy for cooking. I wanted to celebrate and to share my journey and my…