I hate to live up to the British stereotype and start talking about the weather to open this post but... isn't it absolutely freezing outside? I went out for a swim this morning and in the short walk but to the car afterwards I was pretty sure my wet hair had turned to ice! As pretty… Continue reading Vegan Apple and Cinnamon Cake
This weekend we had a big family get together and I was hosting for Sunday elevenses. That of course means lots of cups of tea and a strong cake selection. I decided to whip up some vegan caramel shortbread (an absolute crowd pleaser, check out the recipe here) and a delicious chocolate cake. They went down a… Continue reading Beetroot, Chocolate and Orange Cake
Shrove Tuesday is one of my most favourite days in the year. My mother was always amazing at arranging a fantastic family pancake feast every year. A reliable Delia Smith recipe, taking it in turns to cook and flip the pancakes and a huge assortment of different toppings led to one of our favourite family… Continue reading Two Incredible Vegan Pancake Recipes that Everyone Will Love This Shrove Tuesday!
In my recent Cheesecake post I discussed my love for the chocolate and hazelnut combination. Today, I bring you another one of my favourite combinations, raspberry and almond, in a delicious pancake recipe. If you are new to vegan baking and are wondering how on earth you can make fluffy pancakes without egg, the answer is in… Continue reading Vegan Raspberry and Almond Pancakes
On Friday nights after a long week of work, I love to cook a delicious meal followed by a scrumptious pudding and have a well-earned glass of vino. I love simple and speedy recipes that are still ultra impressive and worthy of a Friday night in! There are hundreds of vegan cheesecake recipes out there,… Continue reading Date Night Vegan Chocolate and Hazelnut Cheesecakes
Everyone has their favourite Christmas tastes and smells. For me, it's my mum's gammon, warm mince pies, spiced mulled wine, tangy clementines and the smell of gingerbread baking. This week I decided to fill the house with the smell of gingerbread - and it was glorious! This recipe works fantastically for whatever gingerbread creations you… Continue reading Gingerbread House
Who else is getting in the festive mood? We have covered our tree in a sea of beads and baubles and now spend our evenings writing Christmas cards in front of the twinkly Christmas tree lights tucking into our advent calendar chocolates. Now I love mincemeat, the juicy fruit and the spicy flavours. I… Continue reading Spiced Mincemeat Thumbprint Cookies