Vegan Pesto Tart

I have been experimenting with this dish for ages, first as a puff pastry option and now as a shortcrust pastry tart. Can you tell I love pastry? HA! This vegan dish is super quick to make, looks great and is very filling. It serves 4 as a main dish and even more as a…

My favourite breads

I absolutely love bread. I could survive just on this one food without a doubt! From home baked to store bought, I really don’t mind. There are so many different types of bread that I could happily find a way to eat it three times a day forever more. I’m getting more into baking bread,…

Cuzina -West Bridgford

I haven’t been so excited to write a review in quite a while! Last night I was invited to dine at Cuzina in West Bridgford for the first time. The Greek restaurant, situated on Radcliffe Road, just up from the McDonalds, is a firm favourite for some of my friends. Why I haven’t yet visited…

Pistachio & Parsnip Puff

I love pastry. All my favourite things are made with pastry; sausage rolls, pies, cinnamon rolls…. now I can add this delicious, super simple dish to that list. I have made variations of this for a while (usually with a red pepper pesto) but I was experimenting with a pistachio pesto I make and it…

Vegan Ramen with sticky tofu

I bloody love Japanese food and ramen is one of my favourite comfort foods. It’s like a huge hug, and I needed it today after celebrating the new year with a couple too many drinks! This recipe feeds 4 people (and reheats perfectly for lunch the next day!) Ingredients For the broth 1 pint of…

Vegan pesto hors d’oeuvres

With world vegan month fast approaching (November) and Christmas just around the corner, it is time to start thinking about the festive period. In an effort to eat less meat, I took part in Veganuary 2018 and it absolutely debunked all the myths I had previously believed. It isn’t expensive, bland and boring. In fact,…

Vegan Filo Pesto Tarts

I love trying out new recipes and when Aldi challenged me to make a vegan centre plate dish I was so excited. I love the bright colours of the filling and it shows that vegan food is anything but boring! Find all the details below to create these perfect vegan filo pesto tarts: Ingredients: For…

The Hockley Arts Club – Nottingham

The Hockley Arts Club is located through a nondescript alleyway on Carlton Street. If you didn’t know it was there, you may never find it. Hockley Arts Club is the place to go for amazing cocktails in a stunning setting, but is it the place you should be going for fantastic grub too? I was…

Quick Quinoa Nut Bars Recipe

Quinoa Nut Bars Recipe I am trying to be a little healthier with my snacking and not reach for the chocolate bar as soon as I get that first pang of hunger. I love having a stash of quinoa bars in my fridge as it stops me snacking on rubbish, but the Aldi goji &…

Vegan chocolate brownies

The thing I seemed to miss most during Veganuary was chocolate. There is an amazing vegan chocolate from Aldi with a hint of sea salt but because it isn’t my usual supermarket I would often forget to grab some. I missed walking into the freshly baked or snack aisle of my local supermarket and grab…

Vermicelli Miso Ramen

I love rice noodle soup. Vermicelli miso is one of my favourite dishes. I really enjoy cooking Japanese food and you really don’t need meat to fill you up. Try this, I am sure you won’t be disappointed! Ready in 10 minutes and serves 2 and 500 calories. Ingredients 2 tbsp Miso paste 2 tbsp…

Harissa Aubergine Kebabs

This recipe is in the 15 minute vegan recipe book from Katie Beskow, AKA Little Miss Meat Free. It has become a regular in our house over the last 3 weeks and is fantastically quick and simple. There’s minimal effort but maximum impact with this recipe. I urge you to grab the recipe book HERE…