Ackee Fried Rice with Pulled Hoisin Mushroom

Who else sometimes craves past guilt-ridden and meat-filled Chinese takeaways? I definitely do. I’m talking about piles of fried rice with sticky sweet sauces, piled high with crispy pieces of unidentifiable meat. Who knows what you were really eating? My mushroom and ackee alternatives should satisfy your cravings and definitely won’t leave you feeling as…

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…

Vegan Crêpes for the Perfect Pancake Day!

Who else gets stupidly excited for pancake day? It’s almost as though you can only eat pancakes one day a year. Don’t worry, I won’t judge you if you do decide to eat these crêpes every day! Since turning vegan, I never thought I would be able to eat French-style pancakes ever again, because eggs…

Top Tip no.1 – Cashew Base

Top tips from a vegan chef – no.1 Welcome to my first top tip! I often get people commenting on the fact that vegan cooking is both complex and takes longer to cook in order to deliver that umami flavour. Whilst it does take a little more time and effort to transition at first, there…

‘Vedgeree’

Found a swede lurking about in your weekly veg box? Planning on hiding it in your vegetable soup? Hold up, because this swede is ready for its time in the spotlight! Carrots have had their moment (check out my recent blog for the carrot lox recipe), but now it’s the humble swede’s time to shine….

Vegan Dirty Brownies

There is absolutely nothing guilt-free about this brownie recipe, sorry (not sorry)! I am a firm believer in eating indulgent food, as long as you maintain a balanced diet. I’ve been working on this recipe for a long time. I wanted to create chewy brownies, but with soft, oozing centres. Brownies that don’t break your…

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…