Butternut and Sage Risotto with Lemon and Olive Kale

Tonight a recipe from a kindle book I bought, simply called ‘Vegan Slowcooker Cookbook’ by Laura Hamilton. It seems a good collection of recipes, and slow cooker makes everything nice and simple. The book suggests pumpkin, but I used butternut squash. Maybe I’ll try it again in a month’s time when the shops are full…

Nut-Crusted Tofu with Quinoa and Sugar-Snap Peas

So apparently I have become the kind of person who cooks nut-crusted tofu and serves it with quinoa. Well, I’m alright with that because this evening’s dinner tasted amazing. This was another recipe from the No Meat Athlete Cookbook. It’s not the kind of thing I normally cook, but I thought I’d give it a…

Homemade Mint Raita

I went out for a curry last Friday, and was pleased to find that there were a lot of vegan choices. Sadly, as I excepted, the mint dipping sauce for the poppadums was (as is traditional) based on yoghurt. Tonight we were finishing off a coconut and green bean curry from the freezer, so I…

Roast Veg and Pesto Tart followed by Perfect World Ice Cream

We were celebrating tonight, so I wanted to try and make something a bit special, without doing anything too complicated. Puff pastry always feels indulgent, and as it turns out both Jus Roll and Tesco’s own ready-made pastry are accidentally vegan – hooray! I found this recipe and adapted it. It’s basically a sheet of…