Homemade Ajvar

Ajvar is a red pepper and eggplant spread from the Balkans, traditionally served with meat. When my mother, as a vegetarian, asked for some my great-uncle remarked “Oh you like the expensive stuff.” For them it was expensive because they made it once a year, in early autumn after the red pepper harvest, and then…

Vegan & Gluten Free Crepes

Ingredients: 2 cups brown rice flour 1/2 cup arrowroot starch 4 tbsp refined coconut oil + more for frying 4 cups unsweetened soymilk 1 cup aquafaba (water from cooking chickpeas – if you need to use from the canned version this would be 2 cans’ worth, but try cooking them from bulk yourself !!) 4…

Inside-Out Peanut Butter Cup Cookies

  Recipe: Inside-out peanut butter cup cookies . ¾ cup peanut butter 4 tbsp refined coconut oil 1 tbsp flaxmeal in 3 tbsp hot water, or 4 tbsp aquafaba ⅓ cup sugar 1 cup millet flour ½ cup brown rice flour 1 tsp baking powder 1 tbsp salt Approx 2 vegan dark chocolate bars (I…

5-Minute Homemade Ketchup

Why would you make your own ketchup? Making your own staples is liberating, and ketchup is the gateway drug to this art. Quite suddenly, you’re not dependent upon the selection of brands available in a supermarket aisle. Instead, a fresh batch of fries in need of ketchup means that you can grab a jar of…

Peanut-Ginger Buddha Bowls

The simplest way to eat a plant-based diet is to create a Buddha Bowl with a grain or salad base, veggies, a vegan protein, and sauce. The options are literally limitless — this just happens to be a particularly lovely combination. It’s definitely my go-to if I ever need to persuade someone to eat a…