Vegetarian food blog featuring delicious and nutritious whole food recipes, creative baking and luscious chocolate.

Gluten Free Sponge Cake Filled with Jam and Cream

Gluten free sponge cake on a board scattered with rose petals.

An easy to make gluten free sponge cake with a light and soft crumb. Split and fill with jam and cream and it makes the perfect centrepiece for a decadent afternoon tea.

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Brown Sugar Aquafaba Meringues: Vegan Crunch Munch

Brown Sugar Aquafaba Meringues just out of the oven.

Light and crunchy brown sugar aquafaba meringues are a complete delight. Eat on their own, top them with whipped coconut cream and berries, add to an Eton Mess style dessert or crumble over ice cream. They’re a vegan dream.

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Vegan Blueberry Muffins: An Easy Whole Wheat Bake

Vegan Blueberry Muffins made with wholemeal spelt flour.

A super easy one bowl recipe for vegan blueberry muffins flavoured with lemon. They’re quick to make too and can be ready in under thirty minutes. Made with wholemeal spelt flour, they’re not only light and delicious, but healthier too.

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Vegan Drizzle Cake with Calamansi & Wholemeal Flour

Slices of vegan drizzle cake with calamondin aka calamansi.

Loaf Cakes, Vegan Recipes | 28th April 2020 | By

The only vegan drizzle cake recipe you’ll ever need. It’s an easy-to-make zesty loaf cake which has a lovely texture and is super tasty. The recipe is healthier than many as it’s made with wholemeal spelt flour and a bit less sugar and fat. You can use whatever citrus you like, but if you have calamansi, use those.

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Brown Butter Biscuits with Optional Cardamom

Brown Butter Biscuits cooling on a rack.

Biscuits | 17th March 2020 | By

Butter biscuits are delicious of course. But brown that butter and you’ll ramp the flavour up several notches. These brown butter biscuits are crunchy on the outside and soft in the middle. If you’re not fond of cardamom, swap it for another spice or just leave it out altogether.

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Spanakopita – Wild Greens and Feta Filo Parcels

Spanakopita with nettles and three cornered leek.

Spanakopita is a delicious Greek filo pastry parcel or pie stuffed with wild greens and feta cheese. These ones are formed into individual triangles with crisp crackly pastry on the outside and a chewy, salty, fresh tasting inside. The greens in this filling are mostly nettles and three cornered leeks.

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Wholemeal Pancakes and Lots of Topping Ideas

Wholemeal Pancake topped with sticky blood oranges.

Pancakes & Waffles | 18th February 2020 | By

Traditional British pancakes are different to American style ones. They’re similar to French crêpes in that they’re large and thin with crispy edges. Add your topping of choice and then fold or roll them up. Wholemeal pancakes taste just as good if not better than those made with plain flour.

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Breakfast Banana Bread – A Great Way to Start The Day

Slices of breakfast banana bread. One spread with homemade peanut butter.

Bread & Buns, Breakfast | 4th February 2020 | By

Who fancies freshly baked breakfast banana bread to start your morning? It’s just fabulous toasted and spread with peanut butter. This recipe is more of a bread than a cake and isn’t too sweet, though it does have a wee bit of honey in it.

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Roasted Hazelnut Bliss Balls – Sumptuous Vegan Truffles

Roasted Hazelnut Bliss Balls

Chocolate bliss balls made with hazelnuts are delicious in their own right. But toast or roast those hazelnuts first and you get something totally irresistible. Roasted hazelnut bliss balls are the perfect healthy treat for Veganuary or banishing those winter blues.

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Mincemeat Brownies – A Festive Crowd Pleaser

Festive Mincemeat Brownies

Festive brownies spiced up with mincemeat. Bite into a rich chocolate fudgy slice and be delighted with booze soaked fruit and slivers of crunchy nuts. These mincemeat brownies are a real crowd pleaser and perfect for using up any leftover mincemeat. They’re gluten-free too.

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