Category Archives: Party party!

Vegan pigs in blankets

These were the best ones I have made so far! I used Linda McCartney’s Vegetarian Red Onion & Rosemary Sausages and Finnebrogue’s Naked without the Oink vegan bacon. Soak 12 cocktail sticks in water overnight and thaw the sausages, also … Continue reading

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Mulled wine

Day 3: Mulled wine mix Not much to say about this other than that, on a cold December evening, you can’t beat a warm glass of mulled wine steeped in the classic flavours of cinnamon, star anise, cardamom, hibiscus, apple, … 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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Vodka martini

Vegan MoFo 2019: Wednesday 28th: Cocktail/mocktail – a drink for letting your hair down! It’s got to be a vodka martini, as James Bond says: “Shaken not stirred”. It’s made with good quality vodka and vermouth. I used to know … Continue reading

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Mexican blue maize mushroom tortillas

Vegan MoFo Sunday 25th August: Favourite international dish/product – what non-local dish or product do you dream about? Recreate it! One of the most memorable meals I’ve had was the spicy mushrooms in a blue maize tortilla I had in … Continue reading

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Christmas Vegan Turkey Sandwich

Vegan Mofo 2019: Friday 23rd August: Inspired by your favourite season/seasonal celebration – the perfect excuse to celebrate Christmas in August! Yesterday, I cooked with jackfruit for the first time. I was very impressed – my jackfruit burgers (recipe to … Continue reading

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Vegan picnic – soup and a sarnie

Vegan MoFo 2019: Wednesday 21st August – Indoor/outdoor picnic – depending on the weather, show us your indoor or outdoor picnic treats! I sometimes take a picnic when I go walking and when the summer starts to slip away I like … Continue reading

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Sloe gin fizzy summer cooler

Vegan Mofo 2019: Sunday 18th August: Summer cooler – what do you eat or drink to keep cool in summer? Sloe gin cooler with elderflower fizz! I made my first sloe gin last year! It’s pretty easy to make, the … Continue reading

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Vegan Afternoon Tea

Vegan MoFo 2019, Thursday 8th August: Afternoon tea – what would you serve up for a classic British afternoon tea to impress Mary Berry? Phew, only just made it today! When you reach a certain age, keeping the old body … Continue reading

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