Author Archives: JustBloggs

Vegan Dublin

Early this year Guinness confirmed that their stout is now officially made using a filtration process that no longer includes isinglass. Draft Guinness is vegan! I’m not a massive fan, but I have to say the rumours that Guinness tastes … Continue reading

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Food with friends: Vegan spinach & walnut tart

This month’s #MiniMoFo theme is food with friends. This tart is a bit fiddly to make but well worth it as it’s great for sharing with friends along with a few cold glasses on a warm evening in the garden. … Continue reading

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Vegan Steak with Pink Peppercorns

Vegan steak from the Bosh boys… (only a little adapted – I added the pink peppercorns) ½ can chick peas 4 tbsp. nutritional yeast 1 tsp garlic powder 1 tsp smoked paprika A pinch of salt ½ tsp black pepper … Continue reading

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Lazy Sunday Mexican Tofu Scramble

The sun is out at last and I’m pretending I’m on holiday eating colourful scrambled tofu, made with peppers and herbs, in the garden… Olive oil 1/2 a red pepper, chopped 1 inch of fresh turmeric (or a large pinch … Continue reading

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Vegan Aubergine Pathia

Pathia is an ancient Parsi curry from Persia, it is hot, sweet and sour. Chillies supply the heat, jaggery adds sweetness and tamarind, the savoury sourness. There are quite a lot of chillis in this recipe but the heat is … Continue reading

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Vegan Farinata

Farinata or socca is a sort of thin, unleavened pancake or crêpe of chickpea flour originating from Genoa and later a typical food of Liguria, from Nice to Elba Island. Traditionally it is cooked with fresh rosemary, pepper and sea … Continue reading

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Mushroom and Chestnut Wellington

This mushroom and chestnut wellington is adapted from the excellent people at BOSH! It looks complicated but it isn’t hard at all if you follow the simple instructions. It takes about an hour to put it together, I did it … Continue reading

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