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…

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/6…

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,…

Doughnut balls with blueberry glaze

Try scattering the the doughnut balls with a confetti of blueberry or other fruit powder and finely grated lemon rind, and even chopped nuts Ingredients: 4 teaspoons (14g) dry yeast 1/3 cup (125ml) warm water ¾ (180ml) unsweetened Almond vegan milk 80g(2 ½ ounces) vegan Margarine spread, melted 1/3 cup (75g) castor (superfine) sugar 1…

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…