Author Archives: JustBloggs

Vegan Mince Pies with a difference

This recipe uses a combination of puff and filo pastry, both of which you can buy ready-made – result! 2-3 tbsp vegan mincemeat (get the best you can!) Small handful of dried cranberries, chopped Zest from 1 clementine 1 splash … Continue reading

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Seitan Katsu Curry

The nice people at Wagamama (well their PR company actually) invited me and two guests to come and try their new vegan chicken katsu curry at their ‘noodle lab’ restaurant in Soho, London. This new test kitchen allows customers to … Continue reading

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Vegan Christmas Pudding

Sunday, 26 November 2017 is ‘Stir-up Sunday’, so get your ingredients together, put the radio on, get stirring and make the whole house smell like Christmas. This pudding needs steaming for 8 hours so don’t start making it in the … Continue reading

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Vegan Brunch

Theme: Brunch: the under-appreciated get-together meal. I hate it when cafes stop serving breakfast in the morning. ‘Breakfast served until 11am’  What the hell?!!! That’s like saying you can only have so much fun. ‘All-day-breakfast’ now, that’s more like it … Continue reading

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Vegan fish fingers on a Friday

Theme: Meals for the young (at heart) Most British adults of a certain age will remember fish fingers, chips and peas being the classic go-to dish served up for kids in the 1970s. Especially be people who didn’t know what … Continue reading

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No Gods, No Masterchef

Theme: Showstopper Dessert – Something that would earn a handshake from Paul Hollywood! I got the idea for this dessert from Masterchef. One of the contestants made it up and I veganised it! It’s made from fresh raspberries and whisky (soak … Continue reading

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Spinach and Walnut Sunflower Tart

Theme: Party! – Canapés, finger foods, something to share. Recipe adapted from: http://www.italianchips.com/spinach-pie Ingredients: for the pastry: 500 g of flour 90 ml of extra virgin olive oil 200 ml of dry white wine 2 tsp of salt for the … Continue reading

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