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Cardiff pasta restaurant to serve vegan cheese bowls

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Cardiff pasta restaurant to serve vegan cheese bowls

An Italian restaurant based in Cardiff, Wales, is soon to open and has vegan cheese bowls on the menu. Used to serve their vegan-friendly spaghetti, Piatto has a range of vegan-friendly pastas on their menu, including penne and courghettini for those who might not be eating carbohydrates. Their restaurant works by picking your salsa (or…

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Chickpea Noodle Soup

chickpea noodle soup

This soup is light, nourishing and restorative: comfort food at its best Serves 4 Ingredients 1 large onion, peeled and sliced 4 cloves garlic, peeled and sliced 3 stalks celery, trimmed and sliced 2 large carrots, peeled and finely diced 400g tin chickpeas, drained and rinsed 1 bay leaf • 1 large sprig fresh thyme…

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International vegan film festival opens for submissions

The submissions for the 2019 Ottawa International Vegan Film Festival have opened, asking for filmmakers to enter their work. This is the second year of the festival with four categories open to filmmakers: animal welfare, environmentalism, health and nutrition and lifestyle. The aim of the festival is to showcase vegan topics from around the world,…

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Full Flavour Smokey Grilled Vegetable Steaks

Full Flavour Smokey Grilled Vegetable Steaks

Serves 4 Ingredients 1 cauliflower 1 cabbage 1 bottle Jack Daniel’s® Full Flavour Smokey Barbecue Sauce Method With clean hands, slice the cauliflower into steaks and the cabbage into wedges. Place the cauliflower steaks and the cabbage on a hot grill. Brush with Jack Daniel’s® Full Flavour Smokey Barbecue Sauce. Cook for 3-4 minutes and…

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Bang Bang Corn

bang bang corn

Serves 4 Ingredients 4 ears of corn 1 bottle of Jack Daniel’s® Smooth Original Barbecue Sauce 2 red chillis 1-inch ginger (grated) 1 clove garlic (grated) Juice of 2 limes Salt and pepper 40g coriander Method Place Jack Daniel’s® Smooth Original Barbecue Sauce in a large bowl, add chopped chillies (including the seeds for extra…

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BBQ Baked Tofu

BBQ baked tofu

Serves 2 Ingredients 1 block firm or extra firm tofu 1 bottle Jack Daniel’s® Smooth Original Barbecue Sauce 50g mixed seeds 250g tenderstem broccoli Salt and pepper Method Preheat oven to 180°C/350F/Gas 4 Lay the tofu on paper towels, place a plate on top with a weight on top (two food tins will work), and…

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Roasted Carrot Curried Soup

Roasted Carrot Curried Soup

This gently spiced, warming soup is perfect for autumn. Pair with some crusty bread or chapatis for a hearty meal. Serves 6 Ingredients 2 tsp curry powder 1 tsp salt 2 tbsp extra-virgin olive oil 680g medium carrots, trimmed, peeled, sliced lengthwise and cut into 2.5cm (1 inch) pieces 2 medium yellow onions, quartered and…

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Pear and Thyme Frangipane Tart

Pear and Thyme Frangipane Tart

This decadent, creamy cheesecake is contrasted beautifully by juicy, ripe plums. It’s worth trying to find in-season Victoria plums for the best flavour, but any variety will work well in this recipe. Serves 10 Ingredients For the pastry: 250g (2¼ cups) plain gluten-free flour 75g (2/3 cup) icing sugar, sifted 110g (1/2 cup) dairy-free butter…

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Gluten-Free Orange Shortbread Flowers

Gluten-Free Orange Shortbread Flowers

These light and buttery biscuits are complemented beautifully by the heady scent of orange. Ingredients For the biscuits: 50g (scant ¼ cup) caster sugar 100g (scant ½ cup) dairy-free butter Zest of half an orange 1 tsp orange extract 150g (1½ cups) plain gluten free flour For the icing: 100g (scant 1 cup) icing sugar…

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Cherry Brownies

cherry brownies

Fudgy and delicious, these brownies make the perfect treat to beat those chocolate cravings. The added cherries give a moist, fruity lift reminiscent of Black Forest gateau. Makes 12 Ingredients  130g (2/3 cup) coconut oil 80g (1/3 cup) cocoa butter 70g (½ cup + 3tbsp) cocoa powder 120ml (½ cup) maple syrup 2 tbsp ground…

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Plum and Star Anise Tarte Tatin

Plum and Star Anise Tarte Tatin

This stunning pudding is not only beautifully fragrant and warming, but also deceptively simple to create, making it the perfect dessert for entertaining family and friends. Serves 6 Ingredients  3 tbsp dairy-free butter 100g (1/2 cup) soft, light brown sugar 5 star anise 1 tsp vanilla bean powder or paste 700g plums, ripe but still…

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