Vegan Japanese Burger (GF)

Vegan Japanese Burger (GF)

If you’re looking for a slightly different, but absolutely delectable meat-free burger, you must try this Vegan Japanese Burger! So, you’re probably wondering what a Japanese burger is! Hamburgers are popular in Japan, but aren’t usually served like they are in the West! They usually come with a sauce, which tastes like a combination of soy sauce, ketchup, brown sauceRead 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

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

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

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

Amaretto Prune Chocolate Pancakes

Amaretto Prune Chocolate Crepes

Celebrate Pancake Day the grown-up way with these Amaretto Prune Chocolate Pancakes! I love the combination of Amaretto, prunes and dark chocolate, and have previously used this to make these chocolates and this pudding. You can use whatever pancakes you fancy for this, but I went with crepes. I adapted the recipe for my Matcha Crepes, which substitutes wheatRead more

Vegan Snacks In Japan

Vegan Snacks In Japan

Want to know more about vegan snacks in Japan? Eating vegan in Japan can be a bit of a minefield – between the language barrier and the fact that fish and seafood products seem to creep their way into EVERYTHING, it can be a tricky situation to navigate for many foreigners.  So, I decided to put together a listRead more

Crispy Taro Fritters (Vegan + GF)

Crispy Taro Fritters (Vegan + GF)

These Crispy Taro Fritters are the perfect crowd-pleasing side dish! And what’s more, they’re healthy yet satisfying, and super easy to make! Taro is a root vegetable often used in Asian cuisine. When cooked, it has a soft, starchy texture similar to potato but is a little more slippery – so kind of like a crossRead more

Purple Sweet Potato Smoothie Bowl

Purple Sweet Potato Smoothie Bowl (Vegan + GF)

This Purple Sweet Potato Smoothie Bowl is so quick and easy to make, requiring just 2 ingredients. It’s a beautiful lilac colour, a shade very rarely naturally found in the food we eat! It’s perfect for breakfast because the sweet potatoes will charge you with lots of sustainable energy to keep you fuller for longer. JustRead more

Vegan Japanese Mushroom Pizza (GF)

Vegan Japanese Mushroom Pizza

This Vegan Japanese Mushroom Pizza is deliciously savoury, easy to make and loaded with yummy toppings! I love Japanese pizzas because they come with all sorts of unusual and inventive toppings such as chicken teriyaki, fish eggs, and sometimes even fried noodles! I wanted to make a Japanese-inspired pizza that was vegan, and delicious enough toRead more

Yuzu Dressing Persimmon Salad (Vegan + GF)

Yuzu Dressing Persimmon Salad (Vegan + GF)

This Yuzu Dressing Persimmon Salad is fresh, fragrant and the perfect balance of sweet, salty and sour! 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,Read more