Rhubarb and marzipan vegan tart

Isn’t rhubarb brilliant? Every spring I hold my breath, awaiting eagerly those flashes of pink nestled amongst the dull cabbages, potatoes and roots of early spring. Then I go a little crazy, tying to get my hands on as much as I can. I bottle it, make it into compote (and freeze it), jam it,…

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Smoky pepper vegan tacos

Ok, I’ll level with you, these are in no way traditional tacos. But they are bloody delicious and are quick, easy and most of all, very tasty. I’ve made a pledge to eat as seasonally as possible this year, which means I’m having to be very inventive with greens and roots at the moment (I’m…

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Mushroom and kidney bean vegan chilli

I love chilli – its smoky warmth is perfect as the nights come on earlier, the leaves fall and there’s mist and woodsmoke on the air. This vegan chilli is just that ticket – smoky, savoury and super comforting. As you’ll know from my instagram feedĀ and past posts I’m reducing my meat intake, especially red…

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Chocolate Cranberry Gluten/Dairy/Egg Free Vegan Cookies

In the past few months I’ve had to prepare for and adhere to a low-iodine diet as part of preparations for radio-iodine treatment (radiotherapy). I’m not going to go into the ins and outs of what’s prescribed, but it does put massive restrictions on your diet – an overview is no eggs, dairy, soya, fish,…

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