Let’s celebrate with cakes!

Don’t stress when it’s birthday time! You can still make delicious cakes without using eggs or butter! They taste lighter and fluffier! There are lots of recipes to try and adapt. Please see an easy recipe to make cupcakes! These are so adaptable and you can adapt with different flavour combinations. Try adding cocoa powder…

Black bean and sweet potato Tostada

I thought I would try a new recipe and it was great! Mexican style food is popular in our house and also great for a larger crowd if friends! Hope you can also try this at home and let me know your feedback! Ingredients 8 tortilla wraps 2 red onions 2 red chillis 2 limes…

Tasty Coconut noodle soup

This is a perfect dish to make right now. It is quick and easy to make and tastes delicious. You can also adapt and use the ingredients you have in the fridge. Ingredients 1 tablespoon of oil ( Groundnut or Rapeseed preferable) 1 teaspoon of fresh chopped ginger 2 garlic cloves 1 lime 1 lemongrass…

Spring Vegetable Pie

We have a Riverford vegetable delivery every week. The day before, I like to look at what we have left and use up as many vegetables as I can in a meal. It’s like a competition, the more vegetables the better!! Using and buying a vegetable box is great as the ingredients are always seasonal…

Sweet Potato Katsu curry

Perfect for a Friday night dinner! This is a family favourite as it is full of flavour and fresh for spring! I have based this recipe on the Bosh Boys with Bol. Please don’t be put off by the ingredients list as it is easy to make. I have made mushrooms optional as my daughter…

Vegan alternatives

I am continuing the theme, how to start being vegan by introducing some new ingredients and ways of cooking. Be bold, try new recipes, introduce new foods! We have tried all of these ingredients. The first time can be a bit daunting but they all work and are fantastic plant based alternatives to create amazing…

How to start being vegan?

I have been thinking of ways to help my friends and family eliminate meat from their diet and become healthier without stress. An easy way to start being vegan is to replace your day to day dairy products with plant based alternative products. Try using almond or soya milk in your tea and breakfast cereals…