Matcha Sweet Potato Mochi (Vegan + GF)

Matcha Sweet Potato Mochi (Vegan + GF)

These Matcha Sweet Potato Mochi make the perfect slightly sweet and satisfying yet surprisingly healthy snack! Mochi is a Japanese sweet snack made from glutinous rice beaten into a sticky paste and moulded into shapes. It’s soft and chewy and delicious paired with a sweet paste. This type of mochi here is called shiratama, which is plain mochi that’sRead more

Yuzu Tea

Yuzu Tea

This Yuzu Tea is the perfect winter pick-me-up drink!  Yuzu is an Asian citrus fruit. It tastes slightly bitter like grapefruit, but has the sweet blossomy aroma of a clementine. It is widely used in Japanese cuisine, for savoury dressings and sauces, as well as in desserts, or used in alcoholic drinks such as theRead more

Miso Brown Rice Soup (Vegan + GF)

Miso Brown Rice Soup (Vegan + GF)

This Miso Brown Rice Soup is warming, comforting and filling, whilst also being 100% healthy and super easy to make! This dish was inspired by my favourite noodle soup recipe, with brown rice being the carb of choice here instead of rice noodles. You can use white rice of course, but I find that theRead more

Grapefruit Carrot Juice

Grapefruit Carrot Juice

This fresh, fruity and fragrant Grapefruit Carrot Juice is the perfect way to start the day, especially if you’re on a health kick for the new year! But don’t worry, it’s not one of those scary “healthy” juices that taste like swamp water, thanks to the addition of citrusy grapefruit and sweet apple. I’ve likedRead more

Kinako Banana Porridge (Vegan + GF)

Kinako Banana Porridge (Vegan + GF)

Happy New Year everyone!! This Kinako Banana Porridge is the perfect comforting, warming winter breakfast that’s sure to get your 2017 off to a healthy start!  What’s more, it’s quick and easy to make, and so delicious! Kinako, which means “yellow flour” in Japanese, is roasted soybean flour (so it’s gluten-free), and is widely usedRead more

Yellow Turmeric Rice (Vegan + GF)

Yellow Turmeric Rice (Vegan + GF)

This Yellow Turmeric Rice is a beautifully festive-coloured side dish that’s sure to visually transform any dinner table! It’s super quick and easy to make, looks impressive and is super delicious. It’s also really healthy, and caters for a wide range of dietary requirements too, because it’s vegan and gluten-free. All you need to doRead more

Vegan Matcha Green Tea Shortbread

Vegan Matcha Green Tea Shortbread

This Vegan Matcha Green Tea Shortbread is delightfully salty-sweet, crisp and crunchy, filled with buttery macadamia nuts, and looks beautifully festive! These were inspired by my Black Sesame Shortbread – it’s a very similar coconut oil-based recipe, which yields a deliciously melt-in-your-mouth buttery biscuit. Matcha green tea powder adds a beautiful colour as well as aRead more

Vegan Red Wine Hot Chocolate (GF)

Vegan Red Wine Hot Chocolate

I’ve been seeing red wine hot chocolate recipes all over the Internet recently, so I decided to make my own Vegan Red Wine Hot Chocolate! It does seem like a slightly strange combination, but after taste testing-various attempts I came to the following conclusion: Make sure you make the hot chocolate with real dark chocolate, notRead more

Vegan Potato Dauphinoise Gratin (GF)

Vegan Potato Dauphinoise Gratin (GF)

This Vegan Potato Dauphinoise Gratin is the perfect rich and indulgent yet surprisingly healthy side dish!  This gratin is so delicious, and really gives you the best of both potato-side-dish worlds. It’s crispy on the top, perfectly soft and tender on the inside and full of creamy, flavour-packed sauce.  It’s easy to make too – justRead more

Kinako Latte (Vegan + GF)

Kinako Latte (Vegan + GF)

This 3-ingredient Kinako Latte is a great alternative to hot chocolate as it’s rich and comforting without being too sweet, and a fab caffeine-free option if you’re tired of herbal tea.  Kinako, which means “yellow flour” in Japanese, is roasted soybean flour (so it’s gluten-free), and is widely used in Japanese cuisine.  Kinako is traditionally used inRead more

Gluten-Free Vegan Chocolate Cherry Trifle

Gluten-Free Vegan Chocolate Cherry Trifle

This Gluten-Free Vegan Chocolate Cherry Trifle is so easy to make, super delicious, and perfect for the festive season!  It was inspired by my Strawberry Trifle recipe, but this one is a slightly more Christmassy version! I absolutely love the combination of the sweet and slightly boozy cherry jelly, gorgeously rich chocolate custard, and light, fluffy coconut whippedRead more

Vegan Mincemeat Strudels

Vegan Mincemeat Strudels

These Vegan Mincemeat Strudels are super adorable, really Christmassy and much easier to make than regular mince pies!  It all starts with a delicious homemade mincemeat. You can use store-bought mincemeat if you like, but I really like to make my own as I know exactly what’s been put in it and it doesn’t endRead more