Vegan Smashed Eggplant Toast (GF)

Vegan Smashed Eggplant Toast (GF)

This Vegan Smashed Eggplant Toast is such a great way to switch it up if you’re getting bored of avocado toast! Have you tried baba ganoush? It’s a magical dip made with super soft, roasted eggplant (aubergine), nutty tahini, garlic (I prefer roasted to raw), aromatic parsley, a little zippy lemon juice, some smokey paprika, andRead more

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

Mediterranean Chickpea Tuna Pittas (Vegan + GF)

Mediterranean Chickpea Tuna Pittas (Vegan + GF)

These Mediterranean Chickpea Tuna Pittas are easy to make, packed full of plant-based goodness, and so delicious! I’ve previously used chickpea ‘tuna mayo’ to make this salad and these little onigiri, and love its taste and texture. Obviously it doesn’t taste exactly like tuna mayo, but it’s a great substitute as it serves a similar purposeRead more

Lazy Falafel (Vegan + GF)

Lazy Falafel (Vegan + GF)

Hello lovely readers, please meet life-changing Lazy Falafel. I repeat, life-changing.  What’s not to love about falafel? As a university student I would often visit Taste of Cambridge. Also chummily known as ‘The Falafel Van’, this itinerant eatery can be found on the corner of Market Street, usually attached to a flock of loyal customers. Their well-knownRead 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

Vegan Tuna Mayonnaise Onigiri (GF)

Vegan Tuna Mayonnaise Onigiri (GF)

These Vegan Tuna Mayonnaise Onigiri are just perfect for this time of year, especially if you’re looking to expand your picnic/packed lunch experience beyond the not-so-exciting scope of the humble sandwich.   Onigiri are balls of rice stuffed with a savoury filling, shaped into a triangular shape and covered in nori seaweed. They are sold widely in supermarkets,Read 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