Taco Dahl

Ingredients: 250ml/1 cup Split peas 500ml/2cups water Keep topping up little by little Until spit peas is tender and Mushy 1tsp garam masala 1tbsp curry power 1tsp cumin seeds Pinch of salt 2 garlic cloves, crushed 1hot chilli pepper, whole 1tbsp olive oil 1tsp turmeric powder Method: Heat olive oil in saucepan, add crushed garlic…

SPICY (CARROT) RICE

Ingredients: 200g/7 oz/1 cup basmati rice 2 large carrots, cut in strips 200g/7 oz green peas ½ tbsp olive oil ½ peeled and chopped 1 garlic clove, peeled and crushed ½ tsp curry powder 2 drops of tobacco sauce ½ tsp cayenne pepper Method: 1.Cook the rice, with pinch of salt following the instructions on…

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 the…

Sweet potatoes with Irish potatoes and freekeh salad

Simple Sunday dinner, last minute preparation couldn’t think what a I wanted to eat. I struggle sometimes with food, having severe allergies and reading labels in the supermarkets and health store before purchasing it’s frustrating. The simple things like a bottle of natural fruit drink making sure there’s no ingredients like black currants, mango, strawberries,…

Ligurian Trofie pasta with Green Beans, potato and pesto

Trofie are short, thin knotted stripes of past, Liguria in north-western Italty. The region is also famous for its fresh basil, so pesto sauce is Trofie’s perfect parthner. Of course, you can buy decent ready-made pesto but making your own is pretty easy and gives the finished dish extra depth of flavour. Not to mention…

Blueberry & Lemon Muffins

Ingredients: 2 tbsp chia seeds 250g/9oz/2 spelt flour, sifted 125g/4oz/1 cup plain/all-purpose Flour, sifted 1 tsp baking powder, sifted 1 tsp bicarbonate of soda/baking soda, sifted 1 tsp ground cinnamon Zest and juice of 1 lemon Pinch of salt 125g/4oz/2/3 cup light soft brown sugar 250ml/9fl oz generous 1 cup almond milk 100ml 3/1/2 fl…

Caribbean Tasty Bread Pudding With Vegan Custard

Ingredients: 3tsp vanilla essence 3tbsp cornstarch (cornflour) ½ tsp mixed spice ½ tsp nutmeg powder 62og (1 ¼ -pounds) loaf sour dough bread crush remove 1/3 cup sultans 2 tbsp red label wine ½ cup (8og) brown sugar 2 cups vegan milk ¼ cup vegan butter Method: 1.Combine bread and milk allow bread to to…