Gluten-Free Vegan Tofu Karaage (Japanese Fried Chicken)

Gluten-Free Vegan Tofu Karaage (Japanese Fried Chicken)

A healthier twist on Japanese fried chicken, this Gluten-Free Vegan Tofu Karaage makes the perfect quick and easy weeknight dinner! Japanese fried chicken is slightly different from its Western counterpart in that it’s marinated with soy sauce, ginger and garlic, then coated with potato flour before being fried. This means it’s naturally dairy- and gluten-free (as longRead more

Gluten-Free Vegan Chocolate Truffle Cake

Gluten-Free Vegan Chocolate Truffle Cake

Sinfully decadent yet unbelievably healthy, this Gluten-Free Vegan Chocolate Truffle Cake is guaranteed to be your new favourite dessert! With Easter just round the corner, I thought it was the perfect time to post a recipe for an indulgent chocolate cake based on my latest obsession: truffles.  Just like my chocolate truffles, this cake is beautifully rich andRead more

Vegan Japanese Potato Salad (GF)

Vegan Japanese Potato Salad (GF)

This Vegan Japanese Potato Salad makes the perfect side dish – it’s easy to make, irresistibly creamy, and much healthier than the traditional version! Japanese Potato Salad is fairly similar to Western types of potato salad, but it’s made with fluffy, partially mashed potatoes mixed with cooked carrots and fresh, thinly sliced cucumber. Chopped, hard-boiled eggsRead more

Gluten-Free Vegan Matcha Brownies

Gluten-Free Vegan Matcha Brownies

I really hope you’ll love these Gluten-Free Vegan Matcha Brownies! Or should I have called them Blondies? Or even Greenies?  I’d been dreaming of a gluten-free and vegan matcha brownie recipe for ages and I think I’ve finally cracked it! The base for these amazingly fudgy, gooey brownies was inspired by one of my favourite chocolate cakeRead more

Mango Daikon Radish Mint Salad

Mango Daikon Radish Mint Salad

This Mango Daikon Radish Mint Salad is fresh, fruity, minty, and deceptively easy to make! I absolutely love fruity salads, especially ones made with mango, which I love pairing with herbs, like this Thai-inspired one with basil, or this Mexican salsa with coriander. I’ve used mint in this one because its freshness really helps enhance the sweetnessRead more

Vegan Sweet Potato Chocolate Buttercream

Vegan Sweet Potato Chocolate Buttercream

This Vegan Sweet Potato Chocolate Buttercream is perfectly sweet, luxuriously rich and creamy, and unbelievably healthy! It’s also refined sugar free and requires just 6 simple ingredients! One of my favourite sweet treats used to be a rich, chocolatey sponge layer cake enveloped in decadent chocolate buttercream frosting. Since going dairy-free, a lot of vegan buttercream recipes I’ve seen rely onRead more

Creamy Vegan Tomato Sauce Pasta (GF)

Creamy Vegan Tomato Sauce Pasta (GF)

This Creamy Vegan Tomato Sauce Pasta is super comforting, satisfying yet healthy, and really easy to make!  This Creamy Vegan Tomato Sauce Pasta was inspired by one of my favourite pasta sauces – tomato and mascarpone. I love how the mascarpone perfectly balances out the acidity of the tomatoes, making the sauce a little sweeter andRead more

Vegan Matcha Chocolate Truffles

Vegan Matcha Chocolate Truffles

These undetectably vegan Matcha Chocolate Truffles are beautifully colourful, rich and creamy, and super easy to make! I adapted the recipe for these Cashew Chocolate Truffles by swapping the cocoa powder with matcha powder. Matcha green tea powder really compliments the strong white chocolate flavour of cacao butter, and its earthy bitterness works really with theRead more

Wagamama Wok-Fried Greens (Vegan + GF)

Wagamama Wok-Fried Greens (Vegan + GF)

These Wagamama Wok-Fried Greens make the perfect quick and easy side dish that’s full of flavour but also happens to be really healthy too!  The most popular recipe (i.e. most searched for recipe) on my blog so far is this Wagamama Salad Dressing. Clearly people think like me when they go to a restaurant andRead more

Lazy Falafel (Vegan + GF)

Lazy Falafel (Vegan + GF)

Hello lovely readers, please meet life-changing Lazy Falafel. I repeat, life-changing.  What’s not to love about falafel? As a university student I would often visit Taste of Cambridge. Also chummily known as ‘The Falafel Van’, this itinerant eatery can be found on the corner of Market Street, usually attached to a flock of loyal customers. Their well-knownRead more

Vegan Spicy Miso Mayonnaise (GF)

Vegan Spicy Miso Mayonnaise (GF)

This undetectably vegan Spicy Miso Mayonnaise is easy to make, bursting with umami flavour, and irresistibly creamy.  It all starts with some cashews, which are blended until thick, creamy and luxuriously smooth. I mentioned that I’d been experimenting with soaked cashews, which I love for making delicious sweet treats, as well as savoury sauces likeRead more

Vegan Chickpea Mayonnaise Salad (GF)

Vegan Chickpea Mayonnaise Salad (GF)

This Vegan Chickpea Mayonnaise Salad is easy to make, light but satisfying, and beautifully colourful! The star ingredient is a delicious chickpea paste, which I’ve previously used to make onigiri. It’s made of smashed chickpeas, tahini, mustard and apple cider vinegar. The slightly acidic taste and the interesting texture (creamy from the tahini, meaty from theRead more