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!
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!
For us, pizza is fast convenience food. Something we used to order in a takeaway on Monday night (Game of Thrones pizza and beer night!). Just because we are vegan now doesn't mean I don't want Monday night pizza... It also doesn't mean I want to slave away in the kitchen making pizza dough, letting… Continue reading Possibly the easiest vegan pizza ever…
This dish is one I don't often make as a main course, but usually as one of several dishes in a thali (a plate of rice and several curry dishes). However, it is definitely tasty enough to be a solo showstopper, so here it is in all it's glory... Tarka Daal literally means 'fried lentils'… Continue reading Tarka Daal
This dish is extremely tasty and simple to do. It's a dish of mainly vegan substitues which means it might not be the healthiest in terms of processed food etc. But it is ideal for someone transitioning to vegan cooking. Or for someone reluctant to change because of their love for cheese... The dish is… Continue reading Meat-Free Balls in Tomato Sauce with Tagliatelle
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
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