Other, Vegan Cooking

Which alternative milk is the best? Nutrition, taste, appearance, cost: A blinded scientific(ish…) study.

Summary Nutrition Appearance (in coffee) Taste (on own) Total Score Cost (if no offer) Oatly Barista 30 20 19 69 £1.80 Hazelnut 25 19 15 59 £1.60 Rice 25 18 15 58 £1.00 Oat 30 9 17 56 £1.40 Almond 25 18 13 56 £1.40 Cashew 25 10 15 50 £1.60 Coconut 25 10 13… Continue reading Which alternative milk is the best? Nutrition, taste, appearance, cost: A blinded scientific(ish…) study.

Indian, Vegan Cooking

Quick and easy Quorn korma

This dish uses a meat substitute and was one of the first dishes I made vegan as it was just a simple substitute of chicken to Quorn. Whilst substitute meats aren't the most healthy compared to fresh food, Quorn is not too bad. It's relatively high in protein, low in fat and has a much… Continue reading Quick and easy Quorn korma

Indian, Other, Thai, Vegan Cooking

Perfect basmati rice, every time!

A lot of my dishes are served with rice - I genuinely love rice, it's cheap, easy and this recipe means it's super tasty too! The recipe is also versatile as I'll discuss at the end. Please enjoy! Ingredients: Basmati rice - get some good quality rice, it makes a difference, honest! Coconut Oil Salt… Continue reading Perfect basmati rice, every time!

Dessert, Other, Vegan Cooking

How to make the most of your pumpkin: Vegan pumpkin pie, roasted pumpkin seeds and Jack o lanterns!

How many times have you bought a pumpkin for Halloween for the sole purpose of scooping out the inside and chucking it away just so you could put a candle inside? I know I've done it too many times... But, no more! If you want to make the most of your humble pumpkin this year,… Continue reading How to make the most of your pumpkin: Vegan pumpkin pie, roasted pumpkin seeds and Jack o lanterns!

Thai, Vegan Cooking

Tofu and Broccoli Stir Fry

This dish is probably the most simple vegan meal I do. It also happens to be my Boyfriend Pete's favourite so we have it very regularly! We love the fresh, steamed broccoli texture with a subtle flavour that enhances the vegetables. It's also very nutritious with tofu being a great protein source and broccoli providing essential… Continue reading Tofu and Broccoli Stir Fry

Gallery, Vegan Cooking

An Introduction to Plant-Based Cooking

So when I met my boyfriend Peter at Christmas in 2015, we were both oblivious meat eaters. Peter decided to turn vegetarian not long after I met him for animal welfare and ethical reasons. I supported him in this and instantly changed all my cooking habits and stopped buying meat completely. I must admit that… Continue reading An Introduction to Plant-Based Cooking