Pumpkin Schmumpkin

Is everybody else in the same boat as me? You’ve had pumpkins coming out of your ears?! We’ve had pumpkin everything this autumn thanks to my girlfriend’s mum. She gifted us with some incredibly giant pumpkins which she grew in her garden. We are still slowly but surely working our way through. I decided I’d…

Chilli and sweet potato pie

Hello! Welcome to yet another blog where I begin with an apology for my long absence… life. I’ll cut a long story short and tell you that I haven’t had an actual home of my own since February. This year has been an exhausting mixture of house sitting, staying with family and friends, au pairing…

Superfast Superfood Salad

My life seems a bit busier than normal at the moment. I seem to have less time for chilling, cooking and me! Some of my friends might struggle to recognise me in the street because it’s been that long since I’ve seen them (sorry!). Something I’ve noticed is that when life gets busy, the quality…

Aquafaba Chocolate Orange Mousse

Have you heard the word? The cool new ingredient on the street is aquafaba. I’m sure all you vegan foodies have been using this for yonks to whip up perfect eggless meringues. I’m probably a wee bit fashionably late to the party, but I’m so happy I’ve finally made it! I guess I was always a…

Naughty Vegan Treats + RECIPE!

I work in a beautiful independent organic store here in Bristol, UK. We recently opened a brand spanking new store down by the harbour side (come and check it out if you haven’t already). Along with this new store came a whole bunch of new product lines. My snack game has been totally on form since…

The Musical Fruit Cake… With Salted Caramel Sauce

Beans, beans, the musical fruit The more you eat, the more you toot I don’t know about its parping potency but this cake is darn tootin good! I enjoy experimenting with healthy cakes that taste sinful. I have tried adding various veggies and beans into many desserts including avocado pudding. courgette cake, beetroot cake, carrot…

F Yeah Farinata!

Farinata was something that appeared on my radar several times this year. I first saw it made by the incredible chef in the deli where I work, baked in the oven by my Italian house mate and served up as vegan omelette at Sunseed in Spain. Farinata is an Italian flat bread that is naturally vegan and…