Gluten-Free Vegan Gingerbread Cookies

Gluten-Free Vegan Gingerbread Cookies

Here’s why you need to make these Gluten-Free Vegan Gingerbread Cookies this season! They’re: crispy yet chewy fragrantly spiced super easy to make! After having mastered an undetectably vegan and gluten-free pie crust, I was keen to use a similar formula to make some delicious cookies. And what better way to welcome in the festive seasonRead more

Vegan Cashew Chocolate Truffles

Vegan Cashew Chocolate Truffles

These Vegan Cashew Chocolate Truffles are the most delicious treat – they’re melt-in-your-mouth silky, super creamy, perfectly sweet and most importantly, undetectably dairy-free. I’ve recently been experimenting with soaked and blended cashews (look out for lots more recipes to come!). I absolutely love how blended cashews are so sweet and creamy, and their neutral flavour makesRead more

Yellow Turmeric Rice (Vegan + GF)

Yellow Turmeric Rice (Vegan + GF)

This Yellow Turmeric Rice is a beautifully colourful side dish that will visually transform any dinner table! It’s super quick and easy to make, looks impressive and is really delicious. It’s also really healthy, and caters for a wide range of dietary requirements too, because it’s vegan and gluten-free. All you need to do is heat upRead more

Vegan Matcha Green Tea Shortbread

Vegan Matcha Green Tea Shortbread

This Vegan Matcha Green Tea Shortbread is delightfully salty-sweet, crisp and crunchy, filled with buttery macadamia nuts, and looks beautifully festive! These were inspired by my Black Sesame Shortbread – it’s a very similar coconut oil-based recipe, which yields a deliciously melt-in-your-mouth buttery biscuit. Matcha green tea powder adds a beautiful colour as well as aRead more

Vegan Red Wine Hot Chocolate (GF)

Vegan Red Wine Hot Chocolate

I’ve been lusting over all the red wine hot chocolate recipes that I’ve been seeing all over the Internet recently, so I decided to make my own Vegan Red Wine Hot Chocolate! It does seem like a slightly strange combination, but after taste testing-various attempts I came to the following conclusion: Make sure you make theRead more

Vegan Potato Dauphinoise Gratin (GF)

Vegan Potato Dauphinoise Gratin (GF)

This Vegan Potato Dauphinoise Gratin is the perfect rich and indulgent yet surprisingly healthy side dish. What I love about this Vegan Potato Dauphinoise Gratin (you may call it potato casserole or scalloped potatoes in your part of the world!) is that it really gives you the best of both potato-side-dish worlds. A golden brown, crispy top hidesRead more

Gluten-Free Vegan Chocolate Cherry Trifle

Gluten-Free Vegan Chocolate Cherry Trifle

This Gluten-Free Vegan Chocolate Cherry Trifle is so easy to make, super delicious, and perfect for the festive season!  It was inspired by my Strawberry Trifle recipe, but this one is a slightly more Christmassy version! I absolutely love the combination of the sweet and slightly boozy cherry jelly, gorgeously rich chocolate custard, and light, fluffy coconut whippedRead more

Vegan Mincemeat Strudels

Vegan Mincemeat Strudels

These Vegan Mincemeat Strudels are super adorable, really Christmassy and much easier to make than regular mince pies!  It all starts with a delicious homemade mincemeat. You can use store-bought mincemeat if you like, but I really like to make my own as I prefer it to not be to sweet. As I’m not aRead more

Clementine French Bean Chicory Hazelnut Salad (Vegan + GF)

Clementine French Bean Chicory Hazelnut Salad (Vegan + GF)

This Clementine French Bean Chicory Hazelnut Salad was inspired by the autumnal salads I posted last month (like this Apple Fig and Walnut salad and this Persimmon Avocado and Rocket salad).  This one here is a slightly more festive salad that’s perfect for winter, and especially Christmas! I initially tried to make this salad with persimmons insteadRead more

30 Best Cookbooks 2016 Part 2

30 Best Cookbooks 2016 Part 2

After doing quite a few cookbook reviews for The Independent, I decided to do a post here about 30 Best Cookbooks 2016. This is by no means an objective list, I’m just listing some of my favourite new releases of the year. I’m posting this now, just before people start thinking about Christmas, because I know lots ofRead more