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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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Christmas Vegan Nut Wellington

Day 28 in the 2016 VeganMoFo: Holiday Bake Day! – What are you planning on baking over the winter holidays? Do you make cake, or cookies? Or something savoury? I’ll be making a vegan nut wellington for Christmas dinner this … Continue reading

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Homemade Vegan Christmas Pudding

I do understand why some people say they don’t like Christmas pudding. No one likes a dry, crumbly boring, tasteless pud but this one is dark, rich, boozy and full of Christmas spirit – literally.  It’s very easy – you … Continue reading

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Vegan Turkey

I made Miyoko Schinner’s UnTurkey! It has to be the strangest thing I have ever cooked and I’m not sure I’ll do it again for a while but unless my good friends are liars… (and I am sure they are … Continue reading

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Christmas Pudding

I missed stir-up Sunday last weekend, then worked most of this weekend so I didn’t get around to making our Christmas pudding until today. The recipe is adapted from one my fella made up years ago. Each year I tweak it … Continue reading

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Buck Tradition and Ditch the Turkey!

Recent figures published by Defra in October 2014 showed that around 17 million turkeys were slaughtered in the UK over the previous 12 months. That number of people could fill Wembley Stadium nearly 200 times over! The majority of these … Continue reading

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