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…

Kashew Cheese: Why You Should Be Eating This

For any vegans living in Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam I’d like to introduce you to my favourite vegan product here, the amazing Kashew Cheese. Kashew Cheese is a plant-based artisan cheese made from Vietnamese cashew nuts. Combining traditional cheesemaking methods with bold new flavors. – Kashew Cheese Not Just for Vegans! I will start…

Which Blender Should I Be Using For Vegan Cooking?

I love love love my Vitamix blender. I understand they are much more expensive than the alternatives on the market but you are guaranteed to achieve great results with your food every time. It is no surprise that many restaurants and cafes use this brand too. If you are prepared to make the investment, this…

Work With Me

Following my recent move to Ho Chi Minh City I have decided to expand on my freelance chef work. This includes consultancy work for businesses/projects looking to build or expand their vegan food offerings, dish development, staff training, cooking lessons, supper clubs and private dining events. I have already had the opportunity to work with…

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…

Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam

Last week I got the opportunity to visit Ho Chi Minh City. During my stay I got to see a lot of the city and ate a lot of tasty vegan food! It is a charming city with very friendly people. I barely even touched the sides when it came to the massive pool of…

Our First Week in Dishes

The Ziemia test kitchen is now officially open! We spent a few days creating dishes, learning traditional vietnamese dishes, and playing around with fusion Banh Mi’s (a traditional vietnamese sandwich). We even tested our Banh Mi’s on the public and they went down a treat! I started by creating a vietnamese style kimchi. I love…