Gluten-Free Vegan Tahini Frosted Chocolate Cake

Gluten-Free Vegan Tahini Frosted Chocolate Cake

This Gluten-Free Vegan Tahini Frosted Chocolate Cake may just become your new favourite flavour combination. For the cake, I used my go-to gluten-free, vegan and refined sugar free chocolate sponge recipe. Not only is it moist and fluffy and perfectly sweet, but also really easy to make, requiring just one bowl and familiar ingredients. ButRead more

Wagamama-Inspired Wok-Fried Greens (Vegan + GF)

Wagamama Wok-Fried Greens (Vegan + GF)

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

Konnyaku Noodle Ramen (Vegan + GF)

Konnyaku Noodle Ramen (Vegan + GF)

This Konnyaku Noodle Ramen is made using noodles that are made from the roots of a yam plant, which work as a great, if slightly unusual, alternative to regular ramen noodles. Konnyaku is a jelly-like substance made from the konnyaku plant, which is also known as the Devil’s Tongue plant. Konnyaku usually comes in aRead more

Prezzo-Inspired Italian Hummus (Vegan + GF)

Prezzo-Inspired Italian Hummus (Vegan + GF)

This Prezzo-Inspired Italian Hummus was inspired by a recent trip to Prezzo. I tried their Italian Hummus and really loved it, so decided to make my own inspired version at home. One of the most popular post on my blog is this Wagamama-Inspired Salad Dressing, so I thought doing more restaurant-inspired recipe posts was the wayRead 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

Fig Tahini Sundae (Vegan + GF)

Fig Tahini Sundae [VEGAN/GLUTEN-FREE]

This Fig Tahini Sundae is a great way to make use of the last of the seasonal figs.   Tahini may sound like a strange choice in a sundae, but it works really well in sweet as well as savoury dishes. Sweetened tahini has a halva-like flavour, which pairs beautifully with the soft, juicy figs and rich, creamy coconutRead 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

Miso Seaweed Salad (Vegan + GF)

Miso Seaweed Salad (Vegan + GF)

This Miso Seaweed Salad is the perfect accompaniment to any Japanese meal – it’s salty-sweet, delicious and super healthy!  My Japanese mother has been making this dish for decades – it’s really easy to prepare and compliments so many different dishes. I love to it with dishes such as:  Japanese-Style Mapo Tofu Scrambled Teriyaki Tofu Onigirazu MuffinRead more

Vegan Sesame Sweet Potato Ice Cream

Vegan Sesame Sweet Potato Ice Cream

I first tried sesame ice cream at a Japanese restaurant in London and instantly fell in love. This Vegan Sesame Sweet Potato Ice Cream tastes just like it, and although it might sound really weird, you’ll love it if you try it, I promise! Sesame is a  popular ice cream flavour in Japan and probably oneRead more