Banana Choc Chip Pancakes with Coco-Peanut Sauce

Since my move to Vietnam (with all its fabulous food), I still occasionally crave some of the more familiar comfort foods, mainly chocolate and peanut butter! They are both available ingredients here, although weather conditions in Vietnam can make chocolate quite difficult to work with because it instantly melts on any skin contact! However, getting…

Vietnamese Style Vegan Kimchi

I have a slight obsession with kimchi nowadays (OK, it’s a full-on love affair), but the idea of eating fermented cabbage didn’t always hold the same appeal! It was during my vegan diploma at Demuths Cookery School that I changed my mind; it was one of the first things that we made on the course and…

Vegan Chocolate Peanut Butter Cups

I’ve been super busy recently, what with it being Easter time (there are no holidays when you work in hospitality!), but I thought I would treat you all to a cheeky recipe for delicious chocolate peanut butter cups. They are amazingly simple, but super tasty – a great little easter surprise! If you, like me,…

Breakfast Chia Pudding

Every blogger has a favourite recipe for their chia pudding – so here is mine! Whilst it is named chia pudding, I never actually eat this as a pudding. It is more of a breakfast dish for me. You can have this as a pudding if you wish – it could easily be snazzed up with…

Carrot Lox

Thought your smoked salmon days were over? Fear not, the hardy carrot has proven itself a worthy contender! ‘Lox’ refers to the curing and smoking of a salmon fillet, which is usually piled on top of a cream cheese bagel. The salty smokiness pairs perfectly with the creaminess of the cheese. You’re right, this does…