This is my latest iteration of a gluten free version of my regular vegan choc chip cookies. Ingredients: 200g margarine 180g caster sugar 2 tsp vanilla essence 5 heaped tablespoons of cooled mashed potato (either freshly made yourself and cooled, or from the 100% potato dried mix but just adding a little boiling water to… Continue reading Vegan Gluten Free Chocolate Chip Cookies
Ingredients: 200g margarine 180g caster sugar 2 tsp vanilla essence (optional) 300g plain flour 5 tsp baking powder 100-120g Chocolate chunks (vegan chocolate if preferred) 120-100g Caramel pieces Freshly ground sea salt Method: Preheat oven to 180 degrees C Cream margarine and sugar together in a mixer, until light and fluffy Slowly add sifted flour… Continue reading Salted Caramel Chocolate Chip Cookies
Quite a few years ago whilst working from home, I intentionally didn’t buy chocolate, sweets, or anything similar. That way I wouldn’t just eat the whole packet in a few minutes instead of a proper meal. Pancakes for a long time been my ‘go to’ option for those times I really wanted a sweet… Continue reading Vegan pancakes
Ingredients: 1 cup plain white flour 1 cup white sugar 1/3 cup cocoa 1/2 tsp baking powder 1/2 tsp salt 1/2 cup oil (ideally flaxseed or macadamia nut oil, but they are pricey) 1/2 cup water 1/2 tsp vanilla essence 1 banana (optional for extra deliciousness) 1/4 cup chopped almonds 1/2 cup raisins Method: Preheat… Continue reading Soft vegan chocolate brownies
This gives you a slightly warm, slightly warming, throthy, sweet, and delicious drink which tastes like you think it should after reading it in the books.
If all beer tasted like this, I would have started drinking years ago!
My favourite method for the best hot chocolate I’ve ever had!
This is my favourite cookie recipe, modified and improved over the years. For a while it was sold commercially as the base of the ‘cookie dough’ dessert option at the luxury boutique hotel I owned/managed for three years. These days is a very popular choice for Pot Luck events. Makes about 12 good (big) sized… Continue reading Chocolate Chip Cookies
Another deliciously rich chocolate cake
This is another of my favourite soup recipes, very warming, very filling, and very moorish. Best served with some good hunks of fresh wholemeal bread. Serves 2-3 Ingredients: 1 onion (corsely chopped) 1 carrot (corsely grated) a small sprinkling of chilli flakes 250 grams (1 cup) split red lentils Salt & Pepper to taste 750ml… Continue reading Lentil, Carrot & Onion Soup
Ingredients: 175g – margarine 175g – caster sugar 150g – Natural Yoghurt 2 ripe bananas (mashed) 250g – Plain Flour 5 tsp – Baking Powder Icing: Strawberry jam & Freshly whipped cream Method: Preheat oven to around 180 degrees Centigrade (350F) Prepare two non-stick 8 inch round cake pans (or grease and line if not… Continue reading Banana Victoria Sponge (Egg Free)
This is a deliciously rich, sweet, chocolate sponge cake, that just so happens to be suitable for vegans as well as everyone else!