Sweetcorn Chowder

When we decided to make this sweetcorn chowder as a starter for our pop up dining event, (check out our Green & Vegan FB page) we originally opted for a raw recipe. When we tested it, yes it was tasty, but to be honest - tasted - raw! So we changed tack...

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Tomato Consomme

This very tasty Tomato Consomme is thanks to Jamie Oliver's "Taste" video series. We made and served it at our latest pop-up vegan dining event last Saturday, and it seemed to go down a treat. Check out our Green & Vegan FB page Ingredients: 5 or 6 ripe large...

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Basil Pistou and Oat Creem

These were the two extras I used in the cucunber mint soup in the last post. As promised, here are the recipes. Both very quick and easy. Basil Pistou - Ingredients: 2 C fresh basil, loosely packed 4 cloves garlic, minced (use only 2 if they are the very large cloves)...

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White Bean Pate

Vegan Recipe Books We keep discovering new vegan recipe books. They are popping up all the time. Our latest new find is one called Vegan Bible, by Marie Laforet. I am loving it because the few recipes I have tried so far actually seem to work. And pretty well every...

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Fat-free veganaise

 Back home again. First - a very happy New Year to all out there. Second - I must (again) apologise for not posting for ages! 2016 ended up as a year with much work and travelling, and subsequently very little blogging. However, I am now back in our lovely kitchen in...

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BLT – Vegan Version

BLT - Vegan Version At last a vegan version of the BLT (Bacon lettuce and tomato) sandwich! Back at home in our wonderful kitchen at last! We have had a wonderful time travelling but making healthy food and blogging has not been easy, and I must apologize for not...

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Vegan cheeze

Karen's vegan cheeze - I must apologize for not posting for a while! Karen and I are on the European inland waterways on our motor cruiser Shangri La, on a trip from Netherlands to France. I am somewhat preoccupied with running the boat and all that goes with such a...

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Another Fermented Nut Cheeze

Another Fermented Nut Cheeze As promised, here is Karen's 'cheddar' nut cheeze: See my previous post for the basic recipe. Remember the basic recipe makes 2 cheezes, so halve your basic mixture, and flavour with the following ingredients: (Oh - I've introduced our...

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Fermented Nut Cheeze

Fermented Nut Cheeze Giving up cheese is one of the hardest aspects of going vegan, but these fermented nut cheezes are really great. Of course, the inspiration and basic recipes for these come from my raw food guru - Deborah Durrant. Check out her website at...

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Vegan Creem Cheeze

Vegan Creem Cheeze Karen found this slightly modified and very easy vegan creem cheeze recipe. We use this when we cannot get Toffutti. It makes a pleasant, mild creem cheeze that is great for toasts or snacks. Don't be put off by the seemingly strange ingredients....

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Guacamole

Guacamole - raw and vegan In a previous post I mentioned cheeseless snacks, and here is the promised recipe. Ingredients: 2 ripe avocados 1 large clove garlic juice and pulp of 1 lemon (no pips) salt to taste chili flakes to taste (optional) Method: Put all...

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Chickpea Hummus

Chickpea Hummus As promised, here is Karen's chickpea hummus recipe. Never really sure of the correct spelling for 'hummus', but that close enough. Ingredients: 1 tin chickpeas, rinsed and drained 1 - 2 large cloves garlic 1/2 t ground cummin (optional) juice of and...

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Easy Baked Camemberts

Looking through the June issue of Vegetarian Living magazine - Vegetarian Living I saw an article on the amount of food that is wasted in the UK. Apparently UK residents throw away £12 billion worth of food a year!!! Hard to believe that during the war their...

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