Category Archives: Cakes, tarts, desserts & sweets

Vegan winter porridge with cinnamon apples and redcurrants

Seeing as it’s still winter, I made porridge… 1/2 cup of jumbo oats 1 cup of soya milk 1 small pinch of salt 1/2 a cooking apple, peeled and cubed 1 large pinch of cinnamon 1 dessert spoon of demerara … Continue reading

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Mexican Margarita Vegan Celebration Cake

I wanted to make a celebration cake for a friend’s leaving party. His partner suggested a cake with tequila in it, so here it is! Based on the Mucho Margarita Cupcakes recipe from Isa Moskowitz and Terry Romero’s fabulous book … Continue reading

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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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