Vegan Christmas O’clock

It is that time of year when we can no longer ignore that Christmas is round the corner and Santa’s little elves are beavering away preparing treats for those of us that have been good throughout the year.  If you have been a little less than good and want to make amends over the festive [...]

Stewed Sprouted Black Eye Beans

Sometimes you fancy something that tastes of home, that fills the kitchen full of aromas from what can seem like another lifetime ago.  You fancy something that reminds you of time spent with family in places near and far and that brings warmth and memories of sunshine.  Alternatively you may just fancy something tasty and [...]

Baked Plantain with Orange and Cinnamon

On one of our trips to Trinidad we were invited to lunch with Mr R’s aunty.  There was a lot of delicious food on the table and she had really gone to a lot of trouble to ensure we were all well catered for.  Her food was delicious and one of the dishes that has [...]

Garden Greens with Tamari, Ginger & Lime

  So, I finally made it out into the garden in between the showers of rain and to my surprise there was a fair few greens ready for the taking…ok so some of them had bolted but I thought the flowers were pretty and made a nice feature on the windowsill.  A quick turn in [...]

Warm Griddled Vegetable Salad with Chickpeas and Spiced Pumpkin Seeds

What a week!  In fact I should say what a few weeks.  A lost camera lead, general technology meltdown, a virus and a lost recipe notepad….wowzers.  Thank goodness today’s recipe is straight forward in both the ingredients and method.  Such a chirpy little salad with its bold hits of flavour made me yearn for the [...]

Climate Change Week Recipe for The Vegan Society

  This week is Climate Change Week and the good folks over there are bringing awareness to a global issue in a number of interesting ways.  Definitely worth popping over to their site to check out what has and is going on. I had the good fortune to be asked to submit a recipe for [...]

Leek & Onion Egg-less Frittata

Not too long ago I was raving about the wonderful omelette that I had made for my brunch.  Feeling a bit guilty that my vegan friends would have not been able to share that recipe I devised a special treat that we can all enjoy.  I have been told by an egg oficiando (that will [...]

The Day After the Night Before: Brunch

  I went to bed really late last night and I have had a very physically busy week so when I finally awoke from my sleepy haze I was ready for something substantial to eat.  Not technically a day that would normally involve a lazy brunch, but I thought that I would treat myself and [...]

Broad Bean Garlic Pate with Coriander Oil

I really really love hummus but sometimes you just need a bit of a change.  Something else to add into the mix and offer a new solution to the “now what shall I spread on this?” dilemma.  This quick and easy little recipe is just the ticket, easily adaptable to encompass a range of seasonal [...]

Valentine Love Feast Part I

So it is nearly that time of year again….that special time which either makes you want to gag or  turn into cupid himself.  I fall somewhere in between…whilst I am up for the romance (who wouldn’t be especially from the lovely Mr R?) having to make the effort after a day at work can be [...]

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