Category Archives: Cakes, tarts, desserts & sweets

Vegan meringues – best yet!

My favourite old t-shirt says: If it ain’t stiff, it ain’t worth a fuck. Of course, the t-shirt is referring to Stiff Records, an independent record company formed in 1976. Devo, Dr Feelgood, Elvis Costello, Ian Dury and the Blockheads, … Continue reading

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Vegan Cranberry Mince Pies

The Elusive Mince Pie I think it’s unreasonable. Mince pies are seasonal! Not the size Of pies Or anything. Just that in summer There’s nothing. Why’s mince pies Christmas ones? The rest of the year It’s only buns! I’d like … Continue reading

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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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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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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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Deconstructed WTF cakes!

Theme: Deconstructed dish – Hipster style food. Serving it on a slate is optional. Well, where do I start? Craft beer, artisan bread, smashed avocado (really!), beef broth in a mason jar (ack!), well, anything in a bloody mason jar, … Continue reading

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Chocolate four ways vegan cupcakes

Theme:  Chocolate – Today is Chocolate Cupcake Day, but you can make anything you want with chocolate! These four-way chocolate cupcakes are made with a chocolate sponge cupcake recipe adapted from the brilliant Vegan Cupcakes Take Over the World. They … Continue reading

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