Vegan Vietnamese Spring Rolls W/ Peanut Sauce

Vietnamese Spring Rolls Surely you will have heard of Spring Rolls, or as they are sometimes referred to, Summer Rolls. In this post, the focus is on Vietnamese Spring Rolls: fresh rice paper rolls typically filled with meat, fish, veg and noodles, and served with a peanut or fish sauce. Now, I know this isn’t…

Rose Harissa Stew

north african food When I visited Morocco I was entranced by the incredible smells and the beautiful colours of the spices. Their food is fragrant, punchy and vibrant. From tagines, to cous cous and delicate pastries, you won’t experience any dull food here. One element of their food that I have taken away with me…

Peaconut Toodles

Peaconut?! toodles?! Okay, okay, there is no such thing as a peaconut, or toodles, but I thought it sounded cool. SO, I present to you Peanut and Coconut Tofu with Noodles. quick and simple This is a quick and easy dinner using Asian flavours and simple ingredients. This means you don’t need to go out…

Mushrooms 3 Ways on Skillshare

3 INNOVATIVE WAYS TO COOK MUSHROOMS Feeling inventive? Want to increase your vegan cooking repertoire? Trying to find more ways to cook with mushrooms? Tired of relying on supermarket meat replacements? Attempting to impress your vegan guests? Look no further… I really think that mushrooms are incredible! They are extremely versatile, very healthy, and they…

Kimchi Tofu with Noodles

So, you may have noticed my slight kimchi obsession – I always make sure to have a batch on the go (and can start to feel panicked when it’s running low!) Check out the recipe I use here! But if you haven’t got a jar of your own kimchi fermenting away, there are plenty of ready made vegan…

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…

Socca Pizza with Harissa Jackfruit

I have been sitting on this recipe for a while now. With it’s vibrant red colours and light crispy base, it is the perfect dish for these summery days. So now its time has come to be freed from my recipe bank, please enjoy! The base is made from a mix of gram flour and…

From Field to Fork: Vegan Rhubarb Crumble Cake with Custard Icing

When I first started working at The Hornbeam Cafe in Walthamstow, I was amazed by the quality of the produce we received from OrganicLea. You’ll find their growing site in deepest Chingford from which they supply their lovely produce to several restaurants – as well as running a veg box scheme within London. What amazes…