Old-fashioned Flapjacks (with sunflower seeds, pumpkin seeds, apricots and cranberries)

I’ve called these flapjacks ‘old-fashioned’ because they’re the closest thing I’ve found to a conventional butter-based flapjack – i.e. these are the ones to make when you don’t want people to be able to tell that they’re vegan. The recipe … Continued

Upside-Down Cake: Peach-Rosewater or Kiwi-Lemon

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Upside-down cake lends itself easily to infinite variation. Personally I find it hard to decide which I prefer – fresh peaches with a hint of heady rosewater for a cake that seems to taste of summer itself, or the slightly sharper … Continued

Courgettes, Cashews & Green Peppers in Garlic & Blackbean Sauce

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Ingredients 2-3 courgettes, chopped A handful of unsalted cashew nuts 2 green peppers, deseeded and chopped 2 cloves of garlic, peeled and chopped 1 tbsp olive oil 2 tbsp Black Bean & Garlic sauce new potatoes, boiled, roughly chopped (optional) Method … Continued

Strawberry-Coconut Giant Scone

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This is my variation on Marie Laforêt’s recipe for Raspberry-Coconut Scones on page 234 of her gorgeous French recipe book, ‘Vegan’. I use strawberries instead of raspberries and make one giant sliceable scone: a perfect, quintessentially English tea-time treat. Ingredients 250 … Continued

Beetroot-Berry Pink Protein Shake

“But where do you get your protein?” is often the first thing non-vegans want to know. It’s a concern that is generally misplaced, that stems from the misguided but widely held belief, deeply entrenched in mainstream Western cultures, that protein = … Continued

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