dish of veg in cheese sauce

Easy no-cheese sauce for vegans


Easy no-cheese sauce for vegans Cheese is one of those foods which stops a lot of vegetarians turning vegan! For me, this was never really an issue because as much as I loved cheese, I am lactose-intolerant. When I went vegan in 2015 (I started by doing Veganuary on 1 January), the transition was therefore relatively easy. However, sometimes you…

Season’s Greetings to you! Yes you!


Season’s Greetings! Happy Holidays and Season’s Greetings to all of my friends, family, followers and readers. I hope you all manage to have a happy and healthy festive season and stay safe and well. Think of others today… This time of year is usually when many get to see their family, extended family and friends. This year is likely to…

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individual trifle with a snowy & starry background

5 minute Black-forest trifle – make everyone love you!


5 minute Black-forest trifle – make everyone love you! Trifle is a dessert that I only tend to make when someone asks! Usually I try to avoid it as all the component parts make it far too complicated and time-consuming! Well my friends, this 5 minute Black-forest trifle – will make everyone love you! If you have just a few…

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Seasonal Sprouts Ideas to fall in love with!


Seasonal Sprouts Ideas to fall in love with! Yes, it is the season of Brussels sprouts and most people I’ve discovered are missing out on these delicious little balls of nutrition! These seasonal sprouts are packed with Vitamins C, K, and A, B6, magnesium, manganese, phosphurus and also contain protein, fibre, iron and calcium! Okay, so I get that they…

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Florentines on a wire rack

Vegan Florentines


Vegan Florentines These vegan florentines are so very tasty I find it hard to believe this is the first time I have created a recipe for them! I thought (wrongly) that florentines were something that I could take or leave, but how wrong was I! I even ate not one, but two before dinner they were that tasty! Think crisp…

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slice of apple crumble cake on a plate

Apple Crumble Cake


Apple Crumble Cake When you have lots of apples and have already made apple crumble, baked apple dumplings, apple crumble slice and apple jumble! what do you do? You create something new! Apple Crumble Cake! This is cake. There are spiced apples. and crumble. All. Rolled. Into. One! Perfect! Your go-to Recipe I have made this with straightforward ingredients which…

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Plate of vegetable mash fritters on a white plate, with raita dip in centre

Vegetable Mash Fritters


Vegetable Mash Fritters I have found the perfect way to use up leftover mash! Regular mash has lots of uses, but I’m talking veg mash! Swede and carrot mash, or celeriac and sweet potato mash. Mash that you thought was delicious at the time, but after five platefuls gets a bit samey! Are you with me? I absolutely love carrot…

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Lentil based chilli in a white bowl surrounded by tortilla chips

Slow Cooker Chilli


Slow Cooker Chilli It’s that time of year when slow cookers are a fantastic addition to the kitchen. I love that you can just throw everything in, leave it and get a delicious meal with no effort. This really is simple at its very best! The chilli recipe This chilli is made with a base of split red lentils, with…

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Tray of puff pastry whirls

Puff Pastry Ideas


Puff Pastry Ideas You might think of puff pastry as something that you are not too fussed about, but it is a fantastic fridge (or freezer) standby for so many things! For example, you can make a quick and tasty meal, a dessert, breakfast or even just a snack! As you may have guessed, I’m talking ready made puff pastry!…

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