Sausage & black bean casserole (vegan)

Itโ€™s almost casserole season whoop whoop!ย  Living in London means itโ€™s basically always casserole season though โ€“ do we even have a summer? ๐Ÿ™‚ย If youโ€™re feeling like something hearty, warm and filling a casserole is always the answer. ย Theyโ€™re also awesome because you can have them with anything โ€“ mashed spuds, cauliflower rice, basic bitchย rice,Continue reading “Sausage & black bean casserole (vegan)”

Get saucy – vegan lasagna sauce

  Lasagna is just such a classic meal. ย I used to cook it all the time before going vegan, but was never sure how to transfer it over using plant based ingredients. I should never have worried – the amount of plant based milks and cheeses around means lasagna will never go off the menu.Continue reading “Get saucy – vegan lasagna sauce”

Spicy vegan “chicken” nuggets

You’ve gotta love seitan – making meat dishes out of plant basedย products for decades ๐Ÿ™‚ ย I had seen recipes for seitan “chicken” nuggets all over the interwebs for months, and sampled themย in various vegan restaurants (theyย were delicious), so thought I’d give it a crack myself. These ones areย spicy, moist on the inside and crunchy onContinue reading “Spicy vegan “chicken” nuggets”

Beetroot burger patties

Timeย time has come for me to stop relying on pre-made burgers and start making them myself… when I have time. ย Seeing as I was recentlyย off work for two weeks (one spent in Dubrovnik though) it was time to start. First up – beetroot burger patties. ย So pink, so “raw beef”-like (ew ew ew), but soContinue reading “Beetroot burger patties”

Balsamic tofu skewers

I love a good skewer, and I love Mediterranean veggies and tofu, so here we are. Iย used to make skewers byย cutting up theย ingredients, popping themย on skewers, drizzling and grill. ย Grilling however is a right royal pain. ย Ain’t nobody got time to check and turn, check and turn, check and turn every five minutes. The solution?Continue reading “Balsamic tofu skewers”

Roasted Courgette Orzotto

  Orzotto is a thing! ย I didn’t know it was a thing until I spent a week in Dubrovnik recently and tried some myself. ย Oh boy, it was GOOD. Orzotto is basically a risotto made with pearl barley instead of rice. ย The food in Dubrovnik has quite a heavy Italian influence (think pizza, pasta, grilledContinue reading “Roasted Courgette Orzotto”

Pistachio crusted tofu

Spent a good hour in the kitchen the other night whipping up a vegan storm. ย The tastiest part of the mealย was the pistachio crusted tofu, andย considering the ingredients list it didn’t take tooย long to prepare. With the tofu, pistachio and tahini combo,ย this recipe will ensure you’re well on your way to hitting your daily protein,Continue reading “Pistachio crusted tofu”