Roasted Fennel and Broccoli Quiche

I wanted to experiment with some different gluten-free flours to see what results I could get. I’ve been using buckwheat flour as a staple for a while now and I wanted to change it up a bit. Not everyone can eat buckwheat. Also, I don’t want my gluten-free recipes to contain only one flour. For…

Double Chocolate & Pecan Cookies – Vegan and Gluten Free

These cookies are dark and rich, soft inside with a crisp outer coating. The essence of what a cookie should be, with the added benefit of being both vegan and gluten-free. The pecan nuts add an extra depth and crunch, something that appeals to me. If you have a nut allergy, though, these can be…

Vegan Scones with Homemade Strawberry Jam

Before making these, I can’t remember the last time I had a scone. I didn’t even miss them until I was sitting down eating one, then I remembered how good they were. Sweet and crumbly, they taste of outdoor adventures in warmer weather. Paired with strawberry jam (and cream if you like), scones are a…

Carrot and Red Pepper Soup

Now that the British weather is returning to us, perhaps it’s time to take a look at some food to warm the insides as the nights begin to get longer. Soups have long been favoured by us Brits but, for reasons that I can’t quite figure out, we get a lot of it processed in…

Oven Roasted Apricots

If you haven’t tried roasting apricots in the oven, you’re missing a treat. The softness of them, mixed with the sweetness and spices makes for a completely moreish snack. This recipe is from my book Going Vegan, which you can get from Amazon. Have these as a desert or simply as a snack, served hot…

Lemon and Ginger Cookies – Vegan and Gluten-Free

I love sweet things that taste of lemon. You can give them to me over chocolate any day of the week. Not that I don’t love chocolate also, but that zesty tang has always been a favourite of mine. When I was a child I chose lemon curd over everything else to spread on my…