Apple Pie

Few pudding are as comforting and universally welcomed. Home-made shortcrust pastry will make a difference here, so try to make it yourself. Prep Time 25 minutes plus chilling. Cooking time 50 minutes. Ingredients 350g (12oz) sweet shortcuts pastry 4 tbsp plain flour, plus extra for dusting Finely grated zest and juice of 1 unwaxed lemonContinue reading “Apple Pie”

Semolina and yogurt lemon syrup cake

Ingredients 250g (8 ounces) butter, softened 1 tablespoon finely grated lemon rind 1 cup (220g) castor (superfine) sugar Vegan eggs 1 cup (150g) self-raising flour 1 cup (160g) semolina 1 cup (280g) vegan yogurt Lemon Syrup 1 cup (220g) castor (superfine) sugar ½ cup (80ml) lemon juice Method 1. Preheat oven to 180°c/350°f. Butter aContinue reading “Semolina and yogurt lemon syrup cake”

Lemon and walnut teacake

The unusual combination of earthly walnuts and fresh zesty lemons tastes so good in this teacake, whisked with vegan egg whites are added to the batter, making it light and airy. Keep for three days in a airtight container. Freeze for two months wrapped in foil. Ingredients 115g/4oz/ 1/2 cup butter, softned 100g/3 3/4oz/generous 1/2Continue reading “Lemon and walnut teacake”

Lemon and walnut teacake

The unusual combination of earthly walnuts and fresh zesty lemons tastes so good in this teacake, whisked with vegan egg whites are added to the batter, making it light and airy. Keep for three days in a airtight container. Freeze for two months wrapped in foil. Ingredients 115g/4oz/ 1/2 cup butter, softned 100g/3 3/4oz/generous 1/2Continue reading “Lemon and walnut teacake”

Lemon Syrup Cake

Ingredients 175g/6 oz/1 1/4 cups gluten-free self-raising, sifted 1 tsp baking powder 175g/6 oz/3/4 cup caster ( superfine) sugar 175g/6 oz/3/4 cup butter, softened 3 vegan eggs 2 lemon zest, finely grated For the soaking syrup 2 lemons, zest finely pared 100 ml/3 1/2 fl.oz/1/2 cup lemon juice 100 g/3 1/2 oz/1/2 cup caster (Continue reading “Lemon Syrup Cake”

Apple and Calvados Cakes

The subtle bouquet of calvados (normally Apple brandy) and the earthly, fruity flavour of quince add depth to tea time cakes. Quince paste is always available, but when the fruit is in season replace a third of the chopped apple with finely grated fresh quince to add extra flavour. Ingredients 250g/9oz cooking apple, peeled andContinue reading “Apple and Calvados Cakes”

Beetroot Risotto..

Ingredients.. 2 tbsp extra virgin olive oil1 onion, peeled and finely chopped2 garlic cloves, peeled and finely chopped2 tsp freshly chopped thyme1 tsp grated lemon rind350 g/12 oz risotto rice150 ml 1 ¼ pint dry vegan white wine900 ml/1 ½ vegetable stock, heated2 tbsp vegan cream alternative or coconut cream225 g/8 oz cooked beetroot, peeledContinue reading “Beetroot Risotto..”

Bulgur wheat Salad with lemon Dressing..

Ingredients 125 g/4 oz bulgur wheat 10 cm/4 inch piece of cucumber 2 stalks of spring onions 125 g/4oz baby sweet corn 3 ripe but firm tomatoes 1 carrot, chopped For the Dressing Method.. Place the bulgur in a saucepan and cover with boiling water. Grated rind of 1 lemon 3 tbsp lemon juice 1-2Continue reading “Bulgur wheat Salad with lemon Dressing..”

Pulsed Broad Bean and Pearl Barley Salad:

This combination of beans and grain, provides all eight essential amino acids for building and repairing your whole body.. very easy and quick to prepare and really tasty as well. Ingredients: 40g (1 ½ oz/scant ¼ cup) pearl barley 1 tsp vegetable stock powder 30g (1/4 oz) broad (fava) beans 2 tbsp olive oil JuiceContinue reading “Pulsed Broad Bean and Pearl Barley Salad:”

Spiced Apple Tea Cake

Ingredients: 2tbsp chia seeds 150ml/5fl oz/scant 2/3 cup Safflower oil, sunflower oil or Melted coconut oil, plus extra for greasing 185g/6 ½ oz/1 ½ cups plain/all-purpose flour 2 tsp baking powder 1 ½ tbsp ground ginger 1 tsp ground cinnamon 185g/6 ½ oz/1 cup coconut sugar or brown sugar 60ml/2fl oz/1/4 cup almond milk AppleContinue reading “Spiced Apple Tea Cake”