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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 the 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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The Gin Society hits Newcastle – August 2017

Gin aficiandos can raise a toast to their favourite tipple when a special festival makes its Toon debut this summer. On Friday 18 and Saturday 19 August The Gin Society will be showcasing some of the world’s finest gins at The…
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Coronation Chicken, Vegan Style

After posting a recent recipe for an alternative to Chickpea Tuna using Linda McCartney’s Vegetarian Chicken someone suggested this could be also used to make a vegan version of Coronation Chicken. I decided to give it a try and it…
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Cauliflower Curry – Simple Vegan Recipes

As chickpeas are my staple store cupboard ingredient I was wondering what other recipes I could concoct using them. I had a head of cauliflower that was languishing and decided to make a curry with them both instead of Cauliflower…
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Banana Fritters – Vegan Dessert Recipe

A bit of a quick post, which is kinda like this super speeding dessert idea. I’d been cooking savoury things in the kitchen all day for future post and I was aching for something sweet to eat. Devouring a tub…
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