broccoli

Lime tofu with coconut rice and broccoli recipe

Lime tofu with coconut rice and broccoli Serves 3 to 4 For the marinade 4 dessertspoons soy sauce 2 dessertspoons mirin two cloves of garl...

grom

Vegan in Venice

I had hoped to come back from a recent few days in the Italian city of Venice and be able to tap my nose knowingly and nonchalantly reel o...

chocolate

Vegan rum truffles recipe

Vegan rum truffles I realise there's a fundamental problem with this recipe - it's based on leftover cake, which means there's ...

chilli

Things I've made that I didn't make up - pickles, jams and piccalilli

Inspired by a post on Vegan Dad's blog entitled Stuff I've Made But Did Not Make Up, I thought I'd share with you lucky little...

cake

Raspberry mousse cake

This is another recipe I made up whilst trying to veganise something else. I had a bit of a yearning for clafoutis, and ended up with somet...

quinoa

Baked quinoa nicoise

Baked quinoa nicoise Serves two Oh alright, the title is a bit of a misnomer - I set out to try and veganise salad nicoise, and this is w...

dhal

Tuver dhal - a split pea soup recipe

This for me is the closest that vegan food must come to meat-eating. Not because there's any flavour or texture comparisons, but rathe...

asparagus

Summer flagolet, lettuce and asparagus soup

Granted, making a something called 'summer soup' while the temperature is breaking 2oC is a triumph of hope over experience, but al...

a la greque

Mushroom stew a la greque

Mushrooms a la grecque was something I learned to make as a student, a not inconsiderable amount of time ago. Obviously in its student inc...

breakfast

Rhubarb and mango compote

This week there's another recipe courtesy of the Sainsbury's half price section. Class? I has it. It's compote, or posh jam, ...

bean

Pulse and pepper sesame salad

This recipe comes courtesy of my boyfriend, who has the dubious honour of being the guinea pig for any new recipe I'm working on. I...

carrot

Puy lentil and vegetable salad

Some things don't always look beautiful but are really quite amazing. Take the echidna, for example, a rather odd looking creation with...

asparagus

Tomato and asparagus half-and-half tart

It's been over two weeks since I last posted a recipe. Time flies when you're doing very little apart from watching crap telly and...

courgette

Downright-bad-for-you tarragon and courgette pasta

Sometimes the human body needs grease. Big, unreasonable, artery-hardening grease. It's as essential for an individual's nutritiona...

cauliflower

Spicy baked cauliflower

Hugh Fearnley-Whittingstall, you thunder-stealing bastard. Here was I about to post a recipe for baked cauliflower and then you went and be...

basil

Basil tofu sandwich spread

This week, I've been experimenting with bread. Maybe experimenting with is too grand an expression - I've not been trying to fashion...

carrot

Carrot, courgette and corn bake

A friend of mine - let's call him Nick, because that's his name - maintains that he doesn't like tofu. Madness, I tell you, mad...

berry

Choc and berry bread pudding

You buy a loaf of bread. You use most of it. There's a couple of stale-ish slices leftover, so you chuck them in the freezer. You ign...

korroke

Parsnip and red pepper korokke

A couple of weeks ago, I posted a recipe for Japanese korokke, Western style potato cakes as reimagined by the land of the rising sun. I l...

leek

Smoked tofu and leek roly poly

Did you know it was British Pie Week this week? Yes, like every food stuff worth its salt in need of a bit of PR puff, the pie has been g...

recipe

St Clements cake - an orange and lemon recipe

For some reason, there were two nursery rhymes that terrified me as a child: the one that starts " hush little baby, don't say a w...

korroke

Vegan Japanese korroke recipe

"What's so great about Masterchef ?" asks my other half whenever I put it on. "I don't get it. It's not as good...

Roasted new potatoes and Jerusalem artichokes with gomasio

It's been a busy few weeks - busy in a good way, I hasten to add - so all the cooking I've been doing has been aimed at the quick an...

Kale and hearty

Sometimes, cooking is entertainment. Sometimes, however, after a long day at work, I just want to make something quickly without any of tha...

apple

Celeriac and apple remoulade recipe

According to Ben Franklin or Albert Einstein - depending on who you listen to - madness is doing the same thing over and over and expectin...

biscuit

A recipe for carrot and sage savoury shortbread

I love Christmas unashamedly - the twinkly lights, the nights out, the time off work - but when it comes to the lacuna between the big day ...

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