Author Archives: JustBloggs

Lemon and berry polenta cake

Flour is limited at the moment because I’m guessing loads of people have dusted off their old bread-makers and starting baking bread during lockdown. It’s possible to make this cake without flour but this recipe only uses 150 grams leaving … Continue reading

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Lockdown brownies

I’m craving sweet stuff, but don’t want to go to the shops, so I looked online. I liked the look of the BOSH boys brownies – suitably filthy. I was nearly out of cocoa but have a new tub of … Continue reading

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Valentine’s Day vegan steak and chips

I avoid eating out on Valentine’s Day evening as it can be difficult to book and quite a few restaurants change their regular menu so it can be a bit of a rip off! This year I fancied trying one … Continue reading

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Vegan pigs in blankets

This was my first time for making pigs in blankets. I grew up in a fairly unconventional house and I can’t say I remember us ever having the meaty version of this at Christmas. You could use VBites Meat-Free Mini … Continue reading

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Christmas Tofoie gras

Last Christmas I was cooking for a non-vegan French friend and decided to try out my tofoie gras recipe. It went down a storm! I know some vegans can’t get their heads around recreating a dish produced in such a … Continue reading

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New York-style vegan cheesecake with blackcurrants

This recipe is adapted from one in Gaz Oakley’s Vegan 100 book which my son gave to me last Christmas. I cooked this for him (my son, not Gaz Oakley) last time he came for dinner… Ingredients Most of a … Continue reading

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Butternut squash and sweet potato curry

This recipe is adapted from one by Nigella Lawson! I cooked it recently for some friends, one of them said it’s the best meal he’s ever had haha! It’s a lovely, heart-warming, coconutty curry. Perfect for a chilly, autumnal night. … Continue reading

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