Super-fast vegan pasta salad
This healthy and nutritious vegan recipe takes fifteen minutes at the most including pasta cooking time. Perfect for a busy family’s midweek dinner or weekend lunch. When I was at univeristy, I had a friend from Catalonia who had a completely different view of cooking to me. When I went vegan for the first time…
Easy Patatas Bravas style Mediterranean potato recipe
I love doing fried potato recipes. This is like patatas bravas but a little different. Instead of being fried potatoes with a separate dipping sauce, this puts everything together during the cooking process. It’s a one-pan recipe that’s quicker and easier than a “traditional” patatas bravas recipe. Oh, and it’s vegan and delicious served with…
Vegan white sauce recipe
White sauce is the foundation of most milk-based sauces, including cheese sauce, peppercorn sauce, bechamel sauce, parsley sauce and soups such as clam chowder (the white one). I know this because, when I was 11 and learning Home Economics (now called the much edgier “food technology”) at school, I spent most of my time copying…
Vanilla dairy-free choc-chip ice cream recipe
Gordon Ramsay’s advice is that the best way to do homemade ice cream is to buy a really good vanilla ice cream then add toppings to it at home. Only, there’s no good dairy-free vanilla ice cream available here. So I decided to do my own. Also, I like the texture of chocolate chips, so…
How to make vegan yogurt without yogurt cultures
While living in rural China, one serious problem I had was that it was impossible to buy dairy-free or vegan substitutes to dairy products. There’s a good reason for this. Chinese food uses ingredients differently, and is not a dairy-based cuisine. Dairy products are now widely available in China, and dairy additives have sneaked their…
The two-minute Valentine’s breakfast that will melt your heart!
Forgot Valentine’s day? Looking for a quick way to say “I love you”? Or do you just love eating fun-shaped toast? Whatever your reason, here’s a quick and easy Valentine’s breakfast that you can do in two minutes! Feed it to your husband, your wife, your kids, or even just make it for yourself. Nothing…
Vegan Meaty Stuffed Bell Pepper Tacos
I love stuffed peppers! They’re such an easy way to get more vegetables into your diet and this recipe is super-healthy. This was an experiment in changing things up, because I usually make stuffed peppers with rice, but today I wanted something different, so I filled my peppers with a taco-style filling of soy mince…
Home made avocado face mask
One of the most fun things I did while I was in the US was to make my own avocado face mask. It was SUPER moisturizing and all you need are these things: Half an avocado (per face). One sprig of fresh rosemary (finely chopped) A hand blender, smoothie maker, full-size blender or food processor…
Worst Cooking Video Ever.
This is a definite cooking fail!
Southern Fried Catfish and Hush Puppies
Has anyone tried this dish? I really want to make it, but I don’t know where to get catfish in the UK! It sounds very delicious. And I could listen to this lady’s voice all day: