Refrigerator Cake

Refrigerator Cake 1

Serves 12 Ingredients 250g pack vegan rich tea 100g (1/3 cup plus 1 tbsp) vegan butter 150g (scant ½ cup) golden syrup 30g (1/3 cup) cocoa powder 75g (heaped 1/3 cup) sultanas 100g (½ cup) glace cherries chopped 60g (1/3 cup) hazelnuts 400g (31/3 cups) vegan milk chocolate Coconut flakes to decorate (optional) Method Roughly…

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Vegan Chocolate Chip Cookies

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 Chocolate Chip Cookies are the ulitmate treat! What makes these even more exciting is that they are vegan! Makes 12 Ingredients 150g (2/3 cup) vegan butter 150g (2/3 cup) caster sugar 225g (2 scant cups) self-raising flour ½ tsp powdered vanilla or 1 tsp vanilla extract Pinch nutmeg Pinch cinnamon 1 tsp baking powder 1…

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Vegan Carbonara with Tofu Bacon

Vegan Carbonara with Tofu Bacon 5

The sauce for this creamy carbonara pasta dish is made from cashew nuts. Pairing it with the crunchy smoky tofu bacon makes it a deliciously comforting dish. Serves 4 Ingredients Spaghetti or linguini pasta (enough to serve four people) For the carbonara sauce: 180g (1 cup) cashew nuts, soaked in hot water for 20 mins…

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Sweetcorn Chowder

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This tasty sweetcorn chowder is like a thick and chunky soup. It is a full of potatoes and sweetcorn, making it a filling and satisfying dish. Serves 4 (as a starter) Ingredients 1 onion, finely chopped  2 stalks celery 2 cloves garlic 2 tbsp olive oil 1 tsp dried thyme 400g (2 cups) potatoes, peeled and…

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Spiced Parsnip Parathas

Spiced Parsnip Parathas 9

These parathas go really well with this Keralan Squash and Cauliflower Curry. Makes 6 Ingredients For the filling: 1 large parsnip, peeled and cubed 1 tsp sea salt 2 tsp coconut oil 2 cloves garlic, peeled and crushed ½ onion, peeled and finely chopped ½ tsp turmeric 1 tsp fennel seeds 1 tsp nigella seeds 1…

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Keralan Squash and Cauliflower Curry

Keralan Squash and Cauliflower Curry 11

We suggest making these delicious Spiced Parsnip Parathas to go with this curry.  Serves 4 Ingredients 1 tbsp coconut oil 1 large onion, peeled and sliced 1 large chilli, sliced 1 inch fresh ginger, peeled and grated 6 gloves garlic, peeled and sliced 1 tsp fenugreek seeds 1 tsp nigella seeds 1 cinnamon stick, broken in half…

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Vegetable Kebabs with Miso & Ginger Glaze

Vegetable Kebabs with Miso & Ginger Glaze 13

The fresh figs add a delicious sweetness but they are not always available to use when in season. Be as creative as you wish with the vegetables, but choose veg that take about the same time to cook and cut them into similar-sized pieces. Serves 4 Ingredients For the kebabs 1 aubergine, cut into chunky…

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Chickpea Meatloaf

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This chickpea meatloaf is cheap and easy to make. A hearty meal that the whole family will enjoy.  Makes 1 loaf (6 slices) Ingredients To make the loaf: 2 x 400g tin chickpeas, drained (juice from tin reserved) 1 onion, chopped 2 celery stalks, chopped 2 carrots, diced 2 garlic cloves, finely chopped 150g (2½…

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New vegan recipe box service launches amidst plant-based boom

New vegan recipe box service launches amidst plant-based boom 17

Recipe kits are taking off in the age where convenience and healthy meals are both desired amongst those with busy lifestyles. New vegan recipe box Leafychef makes being kind to yourself, and the planet easier with their natural ingredients and meat-free recipes. Leafychef source high quality ingredients and meat alternatives, providing you with delicious plant-based…

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Papa John’s sell out of vegan cheese following launch of new pizzas

Papa John’s sell out of vegan cheese following launch of new pizzas 19

Takeaway pizza chain Papa John’s has sold out of vegan cheese within the first two days of the vegan option being made available. The chain added vegan cheese to its menu following a petition that saw 30,000 people asking for dairy-free cheese. The chain shared the news on social media of the success of the…

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Chipotle Jackfruit Tacos

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The toppings of these tacos include coriander, avocado and sour cream, which offer a fresh, cool contrast. Impress your guests by making your own spice mix – it adds a vibrant homemade flavour that is superior to industrial mixes.  Makes 8 tacos – serves 4 as a main and 8 as a starter Ingredients 2x…

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Lemongrass Noodle Soup

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Makes 4 servings Ingredients 1 tbsp extra-virgin olive oil  2 garlic cloves, finely chopped 2 tsp peeled and finely chopped ginger 60g (4 stalks) lemongrass, cut in half lengthwise 144g (about 2 cups) mushrooms, sliced 10 cherry tomatoes, halved (about 1 cup) 1 stalk celery, cut into ⅛-inch slices 1 serrano chile, chopped 1 medium…

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