Month: September 2017

Fig salad with olives, walnuts and cashew cream

Fig salad with olives, walnuts and cashew cream

So I’m happy to say it’s still fig season, which basically means I’m eating as many as I can until they leave us again ‘til the next darling year. This recipe was inspired by Mediterranean vibes (nothing compares to fresh figs from Italy), I’m talking […]

Fig season / making damn good porridge

Fig season / making damn good porridge

It’s fig season. It’s also getting slightly colder – especially in the mornings and I would say damn this September weather, but I can’t help it be my guilty pleasure as it’s a window into the beauty that is autumn. Country walks, fallen leaves, Halloween, […]

Apple, walnut and watercress salad – with tricolor quinoa and creamy tofu dressing

Apple, walnut and watercress salad – with tricolor quinoa and creamy tofu dressing

I’ve really been getting into experimenting with salads recently, and I think this comes from an aversion to the idea that salads are boring or unsatisfying. Two pieces of limp lettuce with a few slices of thin, watery cucumber and a tomato plunked on top […]

Croatia – things to eat, see and do…

Croatia – things to eat, see and do…

What better way to wave goodbye to the summer than by going on holiday. I was lucky enough to spend the beginning of my September in the lovely Croatia (Split and Hvar to be precise) and now that I’m back in rainy old England I […]

An English Breakfast vegan style…

An English Breakfast vegan style…

An English breakfast is a classic… there are some days you just can’t beat it, and although I often felt like typical English breakfasts are based quite heavily on animal foods, after exploring and experimenting a little bit I realised this doesn’t have to be […]

Potato and chickpea coconut curry with quinoa brown rice

Potato and chickpea coconut curry with quinoa brown rice

I came up with the idea for this curry a few weeks ago; I’d been craving something warming and starchy all day at work, so came up with the recipe on the tube home and was so glad when it turned out well! What I […]