Curry Tofu

Ingredients For the Curry 2 tbsp vegan butter 1 onion finely, chopped 2 tsp garam masala 2 tsp ground coriander 2 tsp ground cumin 2 tsp ground turmeric 1 garlic clove 1 tsp ginger purée 1tbsp tomato purée 400ml ( 1 2/3 cup passata 200 ml (scant 1 cup ) Soya single cream Salt andContinue reading “Curry Tofu”

Avocado and lentil herbal salad

Ingredients 1 cup of green lentils 1 fresh small lettuce, shredded 1 large avocado, cut in small chunks Fresh coriander (cilantro) Extra virgin oil 1 tbsp cider vinegar Pinch of salt Fresh mint Method Preheat saucepan with water and follow the instructions on the packet for lentils. Until cook and drain Wash and shred lettuceContinue reading “Avocado and lentil herbal salad”

Cinnamon swirl apple dumplings

Ingredients 2 cooking apples, chopped 1 cup sugar 1 tsp cinnamon 1 tbsp vanilla extract 1 nutmeg 11/2 cup of water 1 tbsp maple syrup For Cinnamon Rolls You need to prepare your cinnamon dough and make small cinnamon swirl to add to your cooking apples and allow to cook for a few minutes untilContinue reading “Cinnamon swirl apple dumplings”

Sweet potato ‘chorizo’ tacos

INGRIDIENTS 2 small orange sweet potato (500 g), unpeeled ½ cup (125 ml) olive oil 6 green onions (scallions), chopped coarsely 1 teaspoon ground cumin 1 teaspoon ground coriander 2 cups coarsely chopped (cilantro) roots and stem 2 fresh jalapeno chillies, chopped coarsely 1 ½ teaspoons finely grated lime rind 2 tablespoons lime juice ½ cupContinue reading “Sweet potato ‘chorizo’ tacos”

Spiced braised new potatoes

INGREDIENTS 50g 2 oz butter 1 small onion, finely chopped 1 garlic clove, crushed 1 teaspoon grated fresh root ginger 1 teaspoon ground coriander ½ teaspoon ground turmeric ½ ground cumin 1 kg (2 lb) small waxy potatoes, diced and chopped 300 ml (1/2 pint) vegetable stock 2 ripe tomatoes diced and chopped fresh corianderContinue reading “Spiced braised new potatoes”

Dark Gingerbread Cake

Ingredients 125g (4 ounces) vegan butter, softened ½ cup (110g) firmly packed dark brown sugar, vegan eggs 1 2/3 cups (250g) plain (all-purpose) flour ½ teaspoon bicarbonate of soda (baking powder) 2 teaspoons ground ginger 1 cup (360g) treacle 2 tablespoons vegan milk ¼ cup (55g) finely chopped glacé ginger 1/3 cup finely chopped raisinsContinue reading “Dark Gingerbread Cake”

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 Cookies

INGREDIENTS ½ cup olive oil ¼ soya plain yogurt 3 lemons ½ cup firmly packed light brown sugar 1 cup plus 1 tablespoon gluten-free all-purpose flour 1/3 cup plus 1 tablespoon millet flakes ½ cup unsweetened dried coconut, plus 1 tablespoon for dusting. METHOD Mix together the olive oil, yogurt, juice of 1 lemon, andContinue reading “Lemon Cookies”

My Life Journey Living with Multiple Allergies:

Over 21 years ago. That was the last time I was given a box of chocolates. Changing your life to accommodate life-threatening allergies takes up so much of your time and energy that you don’t realise the little things – like not receiving flowers or chocolates anymore. A few weeks ago, my daughter came homeContinue reading “My Life Journey Living with Multiple Allergies:”