Last week, I was invited to a Quorn vegan cookalong where we learned to prepare some quick and easy 15-minute recipes using the Quorn vegan range. I cook mostly from scratch but there are a few occasions when I enlist the help of meat substitutes for a change from our regular meal pattern. I always […]
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Guest Post by Dominika Piasecka, The Vegan Society. Photo via Shutterstock. Some people see going vegan as a challenge because they think it involves learning a whole lot of new recipes and using a range of new ingredients they don’t have the time to find. But there is a simple and fun shortcut to going vegan […]
Beyond smoothies and shakes, protein powders can be a very useful kitchen staple. Incorporating them to cakes and other baking recipes, is an easy way to add healthy protein to your diet whether you workout out often or want to supplement your vegan, vegetarian or flexitarian diet. If you exercise, protein powders can enhance your performance and recovery […]
When I first started cooking meat free dishes I found adding taste and flavour tricky. I just was not sure what did go well with what! Yet after a period of trial and error, I got to know my way around spices and herbs a little bit better and it all became much easier! Still I am always on the lookout […]
British asparagus are only in season for a very short time (this year from April 23rd to June 21st). Delicious and versatile, asparagus can make the simplest of meal (blanched and drizzled with oil) or an elaborate dish paired with mushrooms, cheese or other ingredients. Green asparagus are the most common in the UK, but […]
Tofu was first used in Chinese cooking over 2000 years and has now become a staple for vegetarian and vegan western cooking as it boosts an impressive nutritional value, being high in protein + calcium and low in fat + sodium and iron. Tofu is made from curdled soya milk. Tofu is so versatile you can pretty much do anything […]
My obsession with kale started after I ate it raw in salad. Since, I have been experimenting with cannelloni, butternut salad, sweet potato salad, hummus, chips etc…. Local & seasonal, Kale is produced in the UK almost all year long. This green brassica owns its popularity to being known as a superfood, rich in vitamins, minerals […]
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