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

Gluten-Free Vegan Pear Dark Chocolate Crumble

Gluten-Free Vegan Pear Dark Chocolate Crumble

This Gluten-Free Vegan Pear Dark Chocolate Crumble is perfectly sweet, so comforting and really warming.  I wasn’t actually expecting a gluten-free AND vegan crumble to taste so good, but the combination of flavours here work really well, and I think you’d be able to enjoy it even if you’re not gluten-free or vegan, as the alternative tastes and textures ofRead more

Gluten-Free Vegan Pear Dark Chocolate Pudding

Gluten-Free Vegan Pear Dark Chocolate Pudding

This Gluten-Free Vegan Pear Dark Chocolate Pudding is rich and fudgy, and tastes much more indulgent than it really is! I’m pretty clumsy in the kitchen and what I dislike about baking is faffing about with a sieve for the flour – I always end up showering both myself and everything around me with a fine coating ofRead more

Vegan Miso Pumpkin Soup (GF)

Vegan Miso Pumpkin Soup (GF)

Keep warm and brighten up your dreary days with this super healthy and colourful Vegan Miso Pumpkin Soup.  I used kabocha pumpkin for this – it’s a Japanese variety of winter squash, which I’ve used for this soup as it has a sweeter and silkier texture than normal pumpkin, meaning it tastes nicer and givesRead more

Vegan Spiced Hot Chocolate

Vegan Spiced Hot Chocolate

This Vegan Spiced Hot Chocolate is easy to make, super comforting, and perfect for the festive season! It’s made from almond milk (you can use any other milk you like) and rich dark chocolate. A little pinch of mixed spice gives it an almost magical depth of flavour. For more hot drinks, check out my: Read more