Tag Archives : desserts

plate with 3 rhubarb & custard tarts

Enjoy these delicious tarts with this great idea for seasonal rhubarb.

Rhubarb. If you are in the UK and you have previously planted rhubarb, you will likely have already seen it growing. I have already picked two lots of rhubarb… when I say lots, that’s over 50 stalks a time! Rhubarb is one of those things that just seems to get on with it whether you remember it or not! If…

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overnight oats with blackberries

Back to Basics: Overnight Oats

Overnight Oats Quite some time ago, I started a Back to Basics section on here for foods which I am so used to making that I sometimes forget that others might not know where to start! In the winter I love my porridge, but now the weather is sunny, and although I love pancakes, sometimes you just need something quick…

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Biscoff brownie squares on a wire baking rack

Decadent Vegan Biscoff Brownies

Decadent Vegan Biscoff Brownies Oh yes you need these brownies! If you only have one brownie recipe, or only one cake recipe, make it this one! You know when you want something so delicious, so sweet and worthy of its decadence… this is it! Seriously you really need to make these vegan biscoff brownies! The Brownie Recipe We’ve tried to…

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Banoffee Pie

Banana. Toffee. Biscuit. Cream. Chocolate. Oh yes!!! This is a recipe I have been playing with for a long time. When I was younger, in my pre-plant-based days, banoffee pie was one of those desserts I would always choose! There’s just something about all that creamy caramelly filling, with a crunchy biscuit and fresh banana that makes you feel like…

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Baked Nectarines

I love fresh nectarines and at the moment here in the UK, they are everywhere! However, as the weather is getting a bit chillier, I decided to try baking these so I could have a warmer dessert! These are good! 🙂 These are real good! The flesh gets juicier and sweeter. The cinnamon pairs perfectly with the nectarine (it’s not…

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Peanut Butter Swirl Ice Cream

It. Is. Hot! Like, baking hot! This is the U.K. It doesn’t do hot! At least, it didn’t! The last couple of days have been around 33c (91f) and that for us, when summer usually averages around 20c (68f) is very hot! Hence no cooking, just salads and ice-lollies this week! Oh and I so forgot how delicious this simple…

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Now bring us some Figgy Pudding!

Finally I’ve managed to make a Christmas Pudding which reminds me of ones shared with my Dad! This is moist, full of seasonal spices and packed with figs, apricots and raisins! Dad used to love Christmas Pudding and Mum always made something called ‘white sauce’ which was basically custard without the artificial yellow colouring! It was perfect to represent a…

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Perfect Pastry for Mince-pies

Today I’m adding a new section to the website: Family Friendly Recipes! We’ve been doing loads of baking at home to try and reduce our use of pre-packaged additive and preservative laden goods. Whilst I am the only vegan in the house, I’ve discovered that by carefully selecting my ingredients, I can make delicious goodies that everyone loves…without realising they…

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Sticky Toffee Pudding

Sticky Toffee Pudding My Dad loved hot desserts and sticky toffee pudding was one he would often choose. If you read my blog last week, you will know that my Dad has recently passed away. This recipe is one I’ve tweaked slightly from the last sticky toffee pudding I made my Dad but one I’m sure you’ll agree that everyone…

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