Super speedy vegan mushroom bourguignon with spinach

I’m not lying when I say that this recipe is super speedy. You will be able to have this hearty dish on the table in less than 30mins from start to finish- perfect for those chilly midweek evenings when you get home late from work and just need food, fast. I’ve served the recipe here…

Nacho bake

I’ve seen a lot of recipes floating around for nacho bakes recently, but none of them quite hit the mark for me. They were either very light and lean sounding or the complete opposite and loaded with saturated fat. Or course, a recipe that is topped with tortilla chips and cheese is never going to…

Gnocchi with porcini mushrooms, peas and broad beans (vegan)

This is a recipe for serious mushroom-lovers only. It is rich and deep, full of earthy flavour from the intense hit of the dried mushrooms, nicely contrasted with the freshness of peas and broad beans. I used peas and broad beans as these are what I had ready in the garden, but feel free to…

Vegan keema matar

I make a curry at least once a week. In the winter, I tend to favour richer, spicier curries like jalfrezis and bhunas but in the summer, I turn to lighter, fresher curries like dhals and keemas. Recently, I discovered the grain mince from Waitrose and used it to make this keema and it was…

Best ever vegan lentil ragu with mushrooms and olives

As a long-term vegetarian, I’ve made many a lentil ragu/lentil Bolognese-style sauce over the years. It’s taken some time to refine this down into exactly what I want from this sauce. I want it to be thick and unctuous, coating every strand of pasta, and absolutely delicious. Finally, I think I’ve cracked it. In fact,…

Plum and orange buns

Plums are one of my favourite fruits. Their jammy sweetness lends itself to so many flavour combinations, but I particularly love to combine them with the tangy citrus of orange. I’ve made many variations on plum cakes over the years, including my go-to spiced plum loaf that I will have to share with you all…

Hello…

…and a warm welcome to everyone reading my blog! I’m Caroline, a 30 year old, food-obsessed vegetarian from the UK. I currently live in Bristol with my husband, Andy, and our pampered pets, Blossom the cat and Marin the rabbit. This blog is a culmination of years of cooking, swapping recipes with family and friends…