Gluten-Free Vegan Matcha Strawberry Sponge Cake

Gluten-Free Vegan Matcha Strawberry Sponge Cake

This Gluten-Free Vegan Matcha Strawberry Sponge Cake comes with the most deliciously fruity frosting and is loaded with sweet berries!  I love using matcha green tea powder in desserts, as it adds a beautiful colour and delicious earthy flavour. I’ve previously used it to make: brownies  shortbread  chocolate truffles  panna cotta donuts So, it definitely madeRead more

Gingerbread Chai Latte (Vegan + GF)

Gingerbread Chai Latte (Vegan + GF)

Sipping on this Gingerbread Chai Latte is the perfect way to warm up on a chilly afternoon. I’ve posted quite a few recipes for healthier hot drinks, from this Black Sesame Latte to this Orange Hot Chocolate and this Vegan Egg Nogg. This Gingerbread Chai Latte is similar in that it tastes just as cosy, comforting andRead more

Vegan Anmitsu (GF)

Vegan Anmitsu (GF)

This Vegan Anmitsu is the perfect colourful and refreshing summer treat. It consists of: cubes of green matcha jelly pillows of purple sweet potato mochi  sweet red bean paste vanilla ice cream all topped off with some sticky date syrup. Anmitsu is a traditional Japanese dessert, which consists of cubes of jelly served in a bowl with sweetRead more

Broccoli and Edamame with Sesame Dressing

Broccoli and Edamame with Sesame Dressing

This Broccoli and Edamame with Sesame Dressing is a quick, easy and delicious side dish that will compliment almost any meal.  First, let’s talk about the Sesame Dressing. It’s inspired by this sesame dressing that I always buy when I’m in Japan. The dressing is creamy, salty-sweet and insanely moreish. I use it for absolutely anything greenRead more

Pea, Broad Bean and Asparagus Pesto Salad

Pea, Broad Bean and Asparagus Pesto Salad

This Pea, Broad Bean and Asparagus Pesto Salad is full of fresh, summery flavours and a great way to make use of seasonal produce. The nutty peas and broad beans are perfectly complimented by the more delicate asparagus and peppery rocket, whilst the pesto sauce acts as a rich, creamy and garlicky dressing.  Garnishing with fresh basilRead more

Vegan Sundried Tomato Pesto Pasta Salad (GF)

Vegan Sundried Tomato Pesto Pasta Salad (GF)

This Vegan Sundried Tomato Pesto Pasta Salad is a perfect way to use up all the summer produce like courgettes, sweetcorn, sweet red peppers, fresh basil and cherry tomatoes. There’s something so wonderful about a pasta salad in theory – it’s quick to put together, easy to eat, and great for warm summer evenings as wellRead more

Matcha Overnight Oats (Vegan + GF)

Matcha Overnight Oats (Vegan + GF)

These Matcha Overnight Oats make such a great easy, healthy and filling breakfast!  I absolutely love having overnight oats for breakfast as I’m very lazy in the morning and full of energy in the evenings, so it’s perfect for me to be able to prepare my breakfast the night before!  But being faced with a beigeRead more

Spiced Puy Lentil Salad (Vegan + GF)

Spiced Puy Lentil Salad (Vegan + GF)

This Spiced Puy Lentil Salad is subtly spiced, fragrantly fruity and loaded with fresh herbs! Puy lentils can taste pretty boring on their own, but this combination of spices, herbs and dried fruits here work to actually make these lentils something to be excited about. I know!  Just like my Mango Salsa, this Lentil Salad is perfectRead more

Vegan Mango Salsa (GF)

Vegan Mango Salsa (GF)

Fresh, fruity and fun, this Vegan Mango Salsa is bursting with summery colours and flavours!  This salsa has sort of taken over as my favourite way to use mango in a salad…The mango, cucumber, tomato and coriander work together to create the perfect combination of soft, juicy and crunchy textures, whilst the lime and chilli inRead more

Vegan Black Sesame Crème Caramel

Vegan Black Sesame Crème Caramel

This Vegan Black Sesame Crème Caramel came about as I was inspired by my Matcha Panna Cotta to experiment with other Japanese-flavoured European desserts. I originally planned on calling it Black Sesame Panna Cotta, but then settled for Black Sesame Crème Caramel, mostly because I realised the soft, custardy pudding paired with the thick date syrup closelyRead more