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

Cornish Hevva Cake (sometimes known as Heavy Cake)

Cornish Hevva Cake aka Heavy Cake

Despite the unprepossessing name that Cornish Hevva Cake is sometimes given, this lightly fruited bake is not particularly ‘heavy’. It is, however, absolutely delicious. The bake falls somewhere between a sweet scone and a light egg-free fruit cake. As with many traditional bakes, Tesen Hevva (its Cornish name) is very easy to make.

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Earl Grey Fruit Cake with Orange Icing + Lavender & Lovage Review

Earl Grey Fruit Cake with Orange Icing

Bundt, Christmas | 28th November 2018 | By

I’ve been following Karen Burns-Booth fabulous food blog, Lavender & Lovage, pretty much since its inception. Now, we have the cookbook, newly published this month, Lavender & Lovage: a culinary notebook of memories & recipes from home & abroad. Read on for my review and a recipe for Earl Grey fruit cake with orange icing. 

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Wholemeal Spelt Welsh Cakes – Sweet Buttery Delights

Wholemeal Spelt Welsh Cakes

Scones, Welsh | 27th February 2018 | By

Baked on the stove top rather than the oven, wholemeal spelt Welsh cakes are super easy and simple to make. They’re crisp on the outside, soft and buttery on the inside and incredibly moreish.

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Vegan Easter Biscuits – Purple and Healthier Than Most

Healthier Vegan Easter Biscuits

Crisp delicious vegan Easter biscuits with a difference. These are a lot healthier than your average Easter bake, but still so good. They’re lightly spiced, low in sugar, purple and packed full of nutrients. Why would you say no?

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