What's been happening? Well, a lot personally. Since 2017 I embarked on a new career in IT at the Houses of Parliament, moved house twice, welcomed three more babies to the family, started a personal writing blog, and wrote two novels. The first ended up being a "burner novel", as in, the book you write that… Continue reading Recipe: Sticky Udon Noodles!
A quick and easy vegan recipe, perfect for the October/fall season. Butternut squash and sweet potato soup! An autumn favourite.
Howdy! It's been ages. I've moved house, got a job, finished writing a novel that I've been working on for three years and have started to submit it to literary agents. My husband finished his plumbing course and is finishing up his apprenticeship. A lot's been happening! My eating has got much better since the… Continue reading Cashew Mac & Cheese
I'm finally getting round to doing this recipe because many, many people have asked me for it over the years. It debuted at a church potluck years ago and since then everyone has wanted me to make it for them, or share the recipe. I used to make this with cashew cheese, but found that… Continue reading Vegan Lasagna with Sweet Potato “Cheese” Sauce
During Autumn/Winter, I make a lot of vegetable pies. Cottage pies are my favourite, and I have loads of savoury pie recipes that I look forward to sharing with you when it's more seasonal, however, the UK weather has taken an erratic turn, and what was once a steady assent to warmth and humidity has… Continue reading Friday Basket: Vegetable Pies!
Las Iguanas is one of my favourite restaurants. They were the first mainstream eatery I went to that had a separate vegan/vegetarian menu. For those who don't know, Las Iguanas is a South American-inspired restaurant chain; they sell everything from quesadillas to fajitas, and they're roughly the same price as Nando's. The first time I… Continue reading Coconut Curry
Exciting vegan cooking requires lots of imagination. I've always wondered: who was the first person to try this thing, and realise it was good to eat? I'm still getting over the whole Aquafaba craze: who would have thought you can make macaroons out of chickpea water? Jackfruit is another discovery that blows my mind: I knew… Continue reading Teriyaki Jackfruit