Vegan Mango and Coconut Syllabub (Gluten-free, Grain-free, Nut-free, Soya-free)

A mouth-watering dessert that you can whip up in minutes. Sweet and juicy mango is given a little extra zip with some lime, and mixed through a silky cloud of vegan cream and coconut yogurt, for a sophisticated summer treat. As much as I love baking, there have been plenty of days this summer when … Continue reading Vegan Mango and Coconut Syllabub (Gluten-free, Grain-free, Nut-free, Soya-free)

Tomato, Lentil and Basil Salad (Vegan, Gluten-free, Grain-free, Soya-free, Nut-free)

A deliciously simple salad, for a fuss-free summer meal. Rinse some peppery lentils from a packet, roughly chop some sweet and juicy tomatoes, tear in a little fragrant fresh basil, and mix together with a fool-proof, 3-ingredient dressing. What could be easier? One of the challenges of being a vegan on holiday is that you … Continue reading Tomato, Lentil and Basil Salad (Vegan, Gluten-free, Grain-free, Soya-free, Nut-free)

Cauliflower, Chickpea, and Harissa Tray-Bake (Vegan, Gluten-free, Grain-free, Soya-free, Nut-free)

A super-simple one-tray meal that packs a punch. Cauliflower, potatoes, chickpeas and spinach are roasted in a seriously tasty harissa marinade and served with a cooling lemon-scented yogurt. Minimum effort, maximum flavour! I am usually the sort of cook who uses every pan and utensil I can get my hands on, so this one-tray bake … Continue reading Cauliflower, Chickpea, and Harissa Tray-Bake (Vegan, Gluten-free, Grain-free, Soya-free, Nut-free)

Peach and Strawberry Smoothie (Vegan, Gluten-free, Grain-free option, Nut-free option, Soya-free option)

A delicious summery smoothie, that's sweet, fruity, creamy, and packed with good things. Ideal for when strawberries and peaches are in season and at their sweet and juicy best. ↓ Jump to the recipe! Smoothies are such a great way to pack in the vitamins, especially in the Summer heat when you don't want anything … Continue reading Peach and Strawberry Smoothie (Vegan, Gluten-free, Grain-free option, Nut-free option, Soya-free option)

Red Lentil Dal With Roasted Fennel (Vegan, Gluten-free, Grain-free, Nut-free, Soya-free)

A lovely, light dal, fresh and delicately spiced, accompanied by the sweet and gentle aniseed of roasted fennel. Perfect with a mound of steaming basmati and some fresh chapati for a warming dinner, or as part of an Indian feast. ↓ Jump to the recipe! In Hindi, dal is the name for split dried pulses, … Continue reading Red Lentil Dal With Roasted Fennel (Vegan, Gluten-free, Grain-free, Nut-free, Soya-free)

Quick Classic Hummus (Vegan, Gluten-free, Grain-free, Soya-free, Nut-free)

The ultimate Middle-Eastern chickpea dip, flavoured with tahini, lemon juice, garlic and olive oil. Delicious, creamy, and so quick and easy to whip up, you'll wonder why you ever bought it ready-made. ↓ Jump to the recipe! I am old enough to remember the days when the British public considered hummus to be a weird … Continue reading Quick Classic Hummus (Vegan, Gluten-free, Grain-free, Soya-free, Nut-free)

Tofu Butter Masala (Vegan, Gluten-free, Grain-free)

A rich and creamy curry, beautifully spiced without being too hot, and the perfect centerpiece for an Indian feast. Firm tofu replaces paneer or chicken, and is bathed in a sauce that is sumptuous, aromatic, and buttery. ↓ Jump to the recipe! I love Indian food; the sheer variety is mind-boggling and combinations of spices, … Continue reading Tofu Butter Masala (Vegan, Gluten-free, Grain-free)

White Miso Vegan Hollandaise Sauce (Vegan, Gluten-free, Grain-free, Nut-free option)

The classic buttery sauce, veganized, and with a little umami twist. This vegan hollandaise is incredibly easy to make, needs only a few ingredients and is dangerously delicious. Perfect for slathering over grilled asparagus, or drizzling on a tofu and spinach breakfast muffin. ↓ Jump to the recipe! There are few things more delicious than … Continue reading White Miso Vegan Hollandaise Sauce (Vegan, Gluten-free, Grain-free, Nut-free option)

Vegan Chocolate Buckwheat Banana Bread (Vegan, Gluten-free, Grain-free, Nut-free, Soya free)

Soft and squidgy chocolate banana bread made with buckwheat flour. It's vegan, gluten-free, and grain-free, but with zero compromise on flavour or texture. Delicious, nutritious, simple to make, and dangerously moreish. ↓ Jump to the recipe! Banana bread was the comfort food we all needed during the first lock-down, and just because things in the … Continue reading Vegan Chocolate Buckwheat Banana Bread (Vegan, Gluten-free, Grain-free, Nut-free, Soya free)

Grain-free Sun-dried Tomato Crackers (Vegan, Gluten-free, Grain-free, Nut-free, Soya-free)

Perfectly crisp sun-dried tomato crackers, made with mixed seeds and gram flour. Super simple, really tasty, packed full of good things, and ideal for transporting your favourite dip, spread, or topping straight into your mouth. ↓ Jump to the recipe! I've always enjoyed a picnic but after a year of varying covid restrictions, the idea … Continue reading Grain-free Sun-dried Tomato Crackers (Vegan, Gluten-free, Grain-free, Nut-free, Soya-free)