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 […]

Senate Bean Soup – vegan

As most people would probably agree, Autumn is definitely soup season. This is a traditional American soup that I’ve adapted slightly from a vegan version HERE, which I found when searching for recipes for haricot beans (navy beans) as I have a large 3kg bag to use up and there are only so many homemade baked beans one […]

Wheat Grain, Carrot and Coriander Pilaf – vegan

One of the easiest ways to ensure that our shopping budgets stretch further without relying on cheap processed food products, is to try to make the most of cheap wholefood ingredients. Staples such as wheat grains, barley and split peas are among my favourite ‘basic’ ingredients for healthy, simple vegetarian dishes and when paired with […]

Simple Savoury Breakfast Quinoa – vegan

I’m not a big fan of sweet things at breakfast time so I often prefer my breakfasts to be savoury, however what I don’t prefer is the hassle that usually comes from cooking them first thing in the morning. In my ongoing search for fast simple and savoury breakfasts, I found this recipe from another […]

Christmas Cashew Nut Roast with Cranberries, Red Chilli and Rosemary – vegan

  I know there are a lot of Marmite-style love / hate feelings about nut roast in the vegetarian community. But so far as I’m concerned classic dishes never go out of fashion, and good nut roast is as classic as they come. For me a good nut roast has to be both firm but moist, […]