Cashew Presse.

Yes that’s right I’m still banging on about mock cheeses …Because Β I have exciting discoveries to share with you! After feeling pretty pleased with myself after my “Moquetta” creation I decided to try something similar with cashews. I simply blended cashews with a little olive oil, nutrional yeast and paprika and pressed it into a…

Green goes the curry though…

I rustled this up last night and it was soooo easy! Now the weather has got a bit warmer again (hooray!) I really fancied eating something a bit lighter than the more hearty aubergine based dishes I have been cooking lately. The fresh ginger zings through the coconut milk in this and the coriander gives…

Did someone say say cheese?

There are lots of mock cheeses out there, some of them are delicious and frankly some of them are just plain nasty. (Sorry but it’s true) This was my very first ever attempt about two and a half years ago at trying to formulate a ricotta-esque type vegan cheese to crumble on to salads.  I…

Tofurky Tuesday.

Sometimes I get a bit of flak as a vegan, eating something that’s still called a “sausage” or a “burger” or “cheese” I getΒ it. Why are vegan replacement foods still given names that have connotations with meat,fish, or dairy? (But who knows, what if say back in 1545 some one muddled together some pearl barley…

Roast Apricot Bruschetta.

Last week I kept reading about grilled peaches and I wanted to see what all the fuss was about. Unable to get my hands on any at our local Tesco’s (I guess everybody read the same articles as me and got to the peaches first!) I decided to try doing something similar with apricots. Favourite…