American-Irish Soda Bread – Vegan & Wholefood

This is a lovely flavoursome soda bread, based on the American upgraded version of the much plainer traditional Irish soda bread. American ‘Irish Soda Bread’ contains numerous rich ingredients that wouldn’t have been available to poorer Irish ancestors; including eggs, butter, sugar, dried fruit and spice. This vegan version cuts out the eggs and uses […]

Old Fashioned Bread Pudding – vegan & wholefood

Hailing back to the 11thC and still a stalwart of British bakeries, this old fashioned bread pudding is an excellent way to use up stale bread that would otherwise go to waste. Traditionally bread pudding contains animal ingredients such as eggs, milk or cream and butter or lard – I’ve removed the added fat, substituted […]

Date, Walnut and Orange Rock Cakes (Vegan)

I’m sure all of us have made rock cakes at some time – well, those of us from the UK anyway – especially during childhood. But despite fond memories I haven’t actually baked any of these old fashioned tea time treats for absolutely ages. Having recently decided to explore the world of vegan baking – […]

Sunny Honey Flapjacks

Bears love honey and I’m a Pooh bear Yum Yum Yum Yum *slurp slurp slurp slurp* Yum Yum Yum Yum Time for something sweet It’s grey and cloudy outside today, again. Despite a couple of days of Spring last week, it’s back to the constant drizzle of rain and sulky skies for us. I think […]