Vegan Borscht (Beetroot Soup)

Vegan Borscht (Beetroot Soup)

Wow, this Ukrainian soup is incredible. I have not been a fan of beetroot soup in the past but this Vegan Borscht is gorgeous. Perfect from June to October when those beautiful earthy beets are in season. I served mine with Homemade Focaccia. Ingredients for 

Chocolate & Caramel Crumbly Crunch Cake

Chocolate & Caramel Crumbly Crunch Cake

Took a bit of messing about to get this recipe right. It is a Vegan take on Millionaires Shortbread, however, you do not need to be a Millionaire to bake this one but just have a bit of patience. I toyed with various recipes, some 

Vegan Secrets … Shh

Vegan Secrets … Shh

I feel really good becoming Vegan, I feel so much less of a hypocrite in my views towards animal welfare. However, it is not easy particularly as many things are still not labelled Vegan even when they are. In some respects I think companies are 

Simple Nasturtium & Rocket Pesto

Simple Nasturtium & Rocket Pesto

Great accompaniment for salads and pasta. We grow Nasturtium and Wild Rocket in our garden. It is very simple to grow in pots and hanging baskets. This pesto is so versatile and can be used as a dip, pasta sauce or salad dressing.You will need 

Roasted Beetroot

Roasted Beetroot

Sweet, colourful and succulent! I have used homegrown beetroot for my Roasted Beetroot, but you can buy beets from any decent vegetable seller. Roasting beetroot brings out the sweetness and flavour. It is very simple to do and once they are cooked, they will keep 

Pearl Barley Risotto with Tomatoes & Watercress

Pearl Barley Risotto with Tomatoes & Watercress

Pearl Barley has been one of my favourite go-to ingredients during lockdown & there is always loads of it on the shelf because so many people do not use it, yet its cheap & versatile. Can be used as a replacement for Rice, Pasta & 

Chilli Bean Soup

Chilli Bean Soup

This tasty Vegan Chilli Bean Soup can be rustled up from store cupboard ingredients, yet still tastes fresh & vibrant with plenty of texture. Best of all ready in under an hour. Ingredients for Chilli Bean Soup Serves 6 2 Onion 6 Garlic Cloves 1 

Nut Roast Burgers

Nut Roast Burgers

Too hot for a Roast dinner, but craving a Sunday Nut Roast? That was me yesterday. Rather than be defeated I would do the next best thing & make a Nut Roast Burger. Really yummy & really easy. Ingredients for Nut Roast Burgers Makes 4 

Pickled Gooseberries

Pickled Gooseberries

Great accompaniment for salads We highly recommend getting a Gooseberry bush for your garden. We have Gooseberry ‘Invicta’, which is a traditional english gooseberry bush. Gooseberries fruit on the previous years growth, so it’s important not to cut it back too often and give it 

Focaccia Bread

Focaccia Bread

A really yummy Italian bread recipe that is fun to prepare & is totally vegan. Focaccia Bread has a beautiful cakey texture that’s amazing for soaking up soups but also fab for dipping, toasting, or just how it comes. Once the recipe is prepared you