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Seitan Stroganoff – Vegan Recipes

My Brazilian Stroganoff recipe has always been a winner in this house but I decided that I needed to mix it up a bit recently. Having sampled more of a Madeira-style sauce at Peppermint Cafe in Morpeth I started to…
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Tesco’s Free From Range – Review

Judging by a recent poll I ran on the Canny Food Twitter account Tesco is one of the favourite UK supermarkets for vegan friendly products. They have steadily been expanding their range of Free From foods over the last year,…
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Farmfoods Veggie Kitchen Products – Review

I had never ventured into Farmfoods before. I tended to cook food from fresh – when I’m not out reviewing restaurants, that is – and have often felt it was a false economy heating the oven up when I could…
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Homemade Halloumi – Vegan Cheese Recipe

I was clear from my review recently of Violife’s Mediterrean Style Block I was impressed with its cheesy flavour. It didn’t feel like Halloumi for me, however, which meant I was still on the lookout for something to fill the…
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Tofu Bacon – Vegan Recipes

One of the best purchases a vegan can make is a tofu press. In the early days of our veganism we used an elaborate mix of pans and tins to get rid of┬áthe excess moisture from the block to stop…
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Violife Cheese – Vegan Halloumi

There are some cheeses vegans mention as the hardest to have given up during the move away from dairy, and Halloumi seemed to be the most frequently mentioned. It was definitely one of my favourites, it has to be said….
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Tempura Cauliflower, Vegan Style

After successfully creating a batter to make tasty Banana Fritters I wondered if I’d be able to knock up a batch of vegan friendly tempura to coat veggies in. I think my mix might have worked even better using carbonated…
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Roasted Chickpeas – Vegan Snacks

As mentioned a few times on this very blog, chickpeas are a wonder product for vegans. The water they sit in (if buying the tinned variety) can be used to make meringues, the legume itself turns into falafel or vegan…
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