Muffin Tin Sushi Cups (Vegan + GF)

Muffin Tin Sushi Cups (Vegan + GF)

These Muffin Tin Sushi Cups are super easy to make, so adorable and full of healthy goodness!  I’ve been so into thinking up easier twists of well-loved recipes recently (hello Lazy Falafel). I haven’t posted many sushi recipes on my blog other than this Onigiri and this Onigirazu, so I got thinking about some newRead more

Gluten-Free Vegan Japanese Curry

Gluten-Free Vegan Japanese Curry

This Gluten-Free Vegan Japanese Curry is an easy, healthy homemade version of a well-loved classic. Japanese Curry is normally made using shop-bought stock cubes (kind of like gravy), and it’s sweeter, thicker and milder than an Indian curry. The stock cubes usually contain flour (as a thickening agent), and sometimes contain dairy products or meatRead more

Vegan Edamame Pesto with Soba Noodles (GF)

Vegan Edamame Pesto with Soba Noodles (GF)

This Vegan Edamame Pesto is so easy to make and pairs beautifully with soba noodles to make a delicious salad absolutely brimming with plant-based goodness! My recipe for this Vegan Edamame Pesto was featured in the UK national newspaper The Guardian as it was one of the winning entries to their pesto recipe competition. You can read the article here.Read more

Salted Caramel Adzuki Bean Brownies (Vegan + GF)

Salted Caramel Adzuki Bean Brownies (Vegan + GF)

About a year ago, inspired by my Gluten-Free Vegan Deep-Dish Cookie made with chickpeas, I made these Salted Caramel Adzuki Bean Brownies for the first time. I recently re-made them, and realised that there were a few steps and ingredients in the old recipe that weren’t completely necessary, so I’ve decided to republish a new andRead 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

Kitsune Soba Tofu Buckwheat Noodle Soup (Vegan + GF)

Kitsune Soba Tofu Buckwheat Noodle Soup (Vegan + GF)

After arriving in Japan, I was so excited about having access to so many fresh, authentic ingredients, and the first thing I decided to make with them was this Kitsune Soba.  What better way to warm up on a chilly winter’s day than with a hot bowl of noodles?  Plus this Kitsune Soba is quick and easyRead more

Scrambled Teriyaki Tofu Onigirazu (Vegan + GF)

Scrambled Teriyaki Tofu Onigirazu (Vegan + GF)

A cross between an onigiri and a sandwich, this Scrambled Teriyaki Tofu Onigirazu is easy to make and so much fun to eat! Onigiri are balls of rice stuffed with a savoury filling, shaped into a triangular shape and covered in nori seaweed. They are sold widely in supermarkets, convenience stores and even vending machines inRead more

Vegan Black Sesame Shortbread

Vegan Black Sesame Shortbread

I absolutely love this Vegan Black Sesame Shortbread -This Vegan Black Sesame Shortbread is salty-sweet, perfectly crisp and melt-in-your-mouth buttery. I’ve been wanting to make a dairy-free shortbread for a while. I don’t like to use things like vegan butter or other dairy-free spreads, so opted for a mixture of two great whole foods alternatives: coconut oilRead more

Purple Sweet Potato Cheesecakes (Vegan + GF)

Purple Sweet Potato Cheesecakes (Vegan + GF)

These Purple Sweet Potato Cheesecakes are vividly colourful, perfectly sweet and surprisingly healthy! I absolutely love purple sweet potatoes, and have previously used them for lots of different desserts, including ice cream, mochi and milkshakes. I adore their natural sweetness, almost perfume-like flavour, and of course their beautiful colour! They’re also really, really healthy. These little PurpleRead more

Vegan Japanese-Style Mapo Tofu (GF)

Vegan Japanese-Style Mapo Tofu (GF)

This Vegan Japanese-Style Mapo Tofu is intensely savoury, comforting and warming, and super easy to make!  This is an adapted version of a Chinese dish originating from China’s Sichuan province, which consists of mincemeat and soft tofu cooked in a very spicy chilli sauce with fermented black beans. The dish is also very popular in Japan, where it hasRead more