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Tag: Soy Free

Okra, Potato & Onion Dry Masala Curry

Okra, Potato & Onion Dry Masala Curry

Okra, or ladyfingers as they’re known by some, are in my opinion underused and underrated. Rich in potassium, vitamin B, vitamin C, folic acid, and calcium and also low in calories and high in dietary fiber, this veg is an all-rounder! And this recipe for […]

Potato & Bell Pepper Fennel Masala Curry

Potato & Bell Pepper Fennel Masala Curry

If you’re looking for a restaurant style potato curry dish but without the usual mounds of fat or cream, then this is a great one to serve up. It’s not the usual Bombay Aloo found on most restaurant menus, I’m just so board of that. […]

Spinach & Chickpea Curry

Spinach & Chickpea Curry

One of the things I’m really mindful of as a vegan is ensuring my diet is packed with foods which meet my needs nutritionally. This dish is definitely one of them. Full of iron, protein, vitamin C and A, this dish is a nutritional slam […]

Curried Green Beans and Peas

Curried Green Beans and Peas

I’m a green bean monster. I love them. Roasted, steamed, boiled… in pasta, in a curry in a pie… I love to eat them. They’re easy to prepare, quick to cook and so versatile in their use. This recipe gives green beans an Indian twist […]

Pistachio, Almond and Coconut Cake

Pistachio, Almond and Coconut Cake

Looking for a vegan sweet treat? These pistachio, almond and coconut cake squares couldn’t be simpler to make and are just gorgeous. Perfect for afternoon tea or to serve as a small sweet treat after an indulgent meal. These came about one afternoon when I […]

Black Eyed Beans Curry

Black Eyed Beans Curry

Black Eyed Beans Curry! Warm, comforting, satisfying, nutritious and no fuss. Comforting goodness in a bowl! Enjoy it as a hearty soup or dress it with some non-dairy yogurt. Eat it with some health wholegrain rice or serve with pitta bread or chapattis. I eat […]

Kidney Bean Curry Soup

Kidney Bean Curry Soup

One thing I would say is key to “survival” as a vegan, is a good collection of protein rich dishes and dishes which leave your belly really satisfied. This for me is one of them. It’s hearty, nutritionally rich and in no way labour intensive […]

Cauliflower & Pea Curry

Cauliflower & Pea Curry

If you’re reading this recipe, you may well be familiar with “gobi matar”, the North Indian version of this dish, typically made with onions, garlic, ginger, green chillies, garam masala… a true restaurant style dish!  This is the Guajarati version, or more specifically, my mum’s […]

Garlic and Mushroom Gravy

Garlic and Mushroom Gravy

For those of you who’ve given my Creamy Spinach, Mushroom & Onion pies a go, you’ll know that I suggest keeping the cooking juices so that you can make this gorgeous garlic and mushroom gravy to drizzle over the pies. Why waste something which can […]

East African Style Spicy, Zesty & Mustardy Sweetcorn

East African Style Spicy, Zesty & Mustardy Sweetcorn

Those of you who have read my about page will know that much of my family’s cooking takes influence from their East African upbringing. The recipes which have emerged from this mix of people and fusion of cultures is truly wonderful, and this spicy, zesty […]