Quick And Easy Vegan Pad Thai With A Twist (VG, GF)

So it’s officially autumn peeps! We’ve had some lovely sunshine in the past few weeks but you can definitely tell that we’re well on our way to winter, with the days getting shorter and the duvet making its way back into the bedroom again (I have to admit I’m pretty chuffed about this one!). Am I ready for winter? Nope, definitely not. Not a Covid-19 … Continue reading Quick And Easy Vegan Pad Thai With A Twist (VG, GF)

That’s-a spicy ‘meat’-a ball! Super Spicy Spaghetti and Meatballs (VG, GF Option)

As with all things to title a recipe on our blog using a “The Mask” quote seems oddly poignant. Right at the end of the film *spoilers* he ingests a somewhat large time bomb, which promptly explodes, causing him to burp fire and shout: “That’s a spicy meat-a ball”. Now in my world (a dangerous, unforgiving and disturbing place) i.e. my brain, everything should have … Continue reading That’s-a spicy ‘meat’-a ball! Super Spicy Spaghetti and Meatballs (VG, GF Option)

No-Nonsense Vegan Parm (VG, GF, Oil-Free)

This recipe is for my brother-in-law David, who believes I write too much before actually getting to the recipe. I guess it’s a blessing he’s reading them at all, so I’ll throw him a (vegan) bone here. This Parmesan-style cheesy topping can go on anything as a crust, in creamy sauces for pasta, basically anywhere you want a salty, cheesy hit. The method? Measure, blend, … Continue reading No-Nonsense Vegan Parm (VG, GF, Oil-Free)

Super Speedy ‘SOS’ Mixed Bean Chili (VG, GF, Oil-Free Option)

You know when you find yourself in that classic situation, when your sister and brother-in-law are getting a new kitchen put in, and they don’t have access to a cooker / stove / hob, so you offer to cook and drive them loads of food and then you remember at the last minute, feel terrible and want to make something really nice to make up … Continue reading Super Speedy ‘SOS’ Mixed Bean Chili (VG, GF, Oil-Free Option)

Wivenhoe House Hotel and Lee Wick Farm: Getting away to our Alma Mater (and extra hot hot-tubs)

As lockdown has eased in the UK so many things have finally become feasible – as you saw from Andreea’s fantastic previous post we were itching to get away as soon as humanly possible. But one trip quickly snowballed into a few trips and a couple of weeks later we were due to go away again. We had actually been planning THIS trip since Christmas … Continue reading Wivenhoe House Hotel and Lee Wick Farm: Getting away to our Alma Mater (and extra hot hot-tubs)

“Can we have pizza?”, “We have pizza at home!”: Red Onion, Mushroom and BBQ Jackfruit Pizza (VG, GF Option)

When you really think about it, pizza is just a real-time pie chart of how much pizza you have left. Pizza is without a doubt the ultimate food. When you say you’re having pizza, people are excited; even bad pizza is still good pizza and of course most importantly it inspired a great moment in TV history which is quoted (in our household) more than … Continue reading “Can we have pizza?”, “We have pizza at home!”: Red Onion, Mushroom and BBQ Jackfruit Pizza (VG, GF Option)