Greek Farmer’s Salad

Ingredients: For the “feta” 1 small red onion 1 garlic clove (optional) Squeeze of lemon juice 100ml (3 ½ oz) extra virgin olive oil 1 tbsp herb vinegar 1 tsp sea salt 1 tsp ground mixed coloured peppercorns 1 tsp pinch of chilli powder 250g (9oz) smoked tofu For the salad ½ cucumber 1 largeContinue reading “Greek Farmer’s Salad”

Devil’s Food Cake

This is an American Classic, consisting of a rich melt-in-the-mouth chocolate cake that has a citrus-flavoured frosting. Ingredients: 100 g/3 ½ oz dark vegan chocolate 250 g/9 oz 2 ¼ cups self-tasing flour 1 tsp bicarbonate of soda (baking soda) 225 g/8 oz/1 vegan cup butter 400 g/14 oz/2 2/3 cups dark Muscovado sugar 1Continue reading “Devil’s Food Cake”

Mississippi Mud Pie

An all-time favourite with chocoholics- the “mud” refers to the gooey, rich chocolate layer of the cake. Ingredients: 225 g/8 oz/ 2 cups plain (all-purpose flour flour) 25 g/1 oz/1/4 cup cocoa power 150 g/5 ½ oz/2/3 cup vegan butter 25 g/1 oz/5 tsp castor superfine) sugar About 2 tbsp cold water Filling 175 g/6Continue reading “Mississippi Mud Pie”

Chocolate & Vanilla Loaf Cake

Ingredients 175g/6 oz /3/4 castor (superfine) sugar 175 g/6 oz /3/4 vegan soft margarine ½ tsp vanilla flavouring (extract) 3 vegan eggs 225 g/8 oz/2 cups self-raising flour, sieved (strained) 50 g/1 ¾ oz dark vegan chocolate Icing (Confectioner’s) sugar, to dust Method: 1.Lightly grease a 450 g/1 lb Loaf tin (pan) 2.Beat together theContinue reading “Chocolate & Vanilla Loaf Cake”

Choc-cherry coconut bars

Good-Quality Brands of Dark Chocolate with 70% Cocoa solids Are Vegan; Check the Label To Ensure They Don’t Contain Whey or Casein. Ingredients: 200g (6 ½ ounces) vegan dark chocolate (70% cocoa) chopped coarsely 1 cup (150g) dried cherries, chopped finely 3 cups (240g) desiccated coconut ½ cup (125ml) rice malt syrup 1 teaspoon vanillaContinue reading “Choc-cherry coconut bars”

Vegan Chocolate Truffles

Luxurious truffles are expensive to buy very easy and fun to make. These rich melt-in the mouth treats are flavoured with coffee liqueur, but you could use whiskey or brandy instead. The mixture can be rolled in cocoa powder or icing (Confectioner’s) sugar instead of being dipped in melted chocolate remember to store the fresh-creamContinue reading “Vegan Chocolate Truffles”

Chocolate non-Dairy Wraps

Light chocolate sponge wrapped around a non-dairy cream filling. These individual cakes can be served for desert, if liked. Ingredients: 2 vegan eggs 50 g/1 ¾ oz/4tbsp castor (superfine) Sugar 50 g/1 ¾ oz/1/3 cup plain (all-purpose) flour 1 ½ tbsp cocoa powder 4 tbsp apricot jam 150 ml/1/4 pint/2/3 cup vegan double (heavy) whippedContinue reading “Chocolate non-Dairy Wraps”

Fudgy sweet potato brownies with espresso sauce

Grind the Linseed (flaxseed) yourself, or buy it from stores with a good turnover, as ground Linseed turns rancid quite quickly. Ingredients: 1 medium orange sweet potato (400g), peeled chopped 2 tablespoons ground Linseed (Flax meal) ¼ cup (125ml) hot water 180 g (5 ½ ounces) vegan dark chocolate (70 % cocoa), chopped 1 ¼Continue reading “Fudgy sweet potato brownies with espresso sauce”

Chocolate And Prune Tart

Chocolate was introduced into Britain in the mid-17th century from Mexico, where the Aztecs had mixed it with honey. It remained a luxury drink as long as the price of sugar was high, and was never as popular as coffee or tea. A pie with a chocolate filling like this would have been considered aContinue reading “Chocolate And Prune Tart”