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Vegan Fish and Chips

I have been wanting to add a vegan fish and chips recipe to my repertoire for a very long time. The recipe for the batter came from Dad and it’s the one Granddad had used at his own fish and chips shop. Surprisingly, it’s originally vegan. (Thanks Dad!) I did have some challenges, though. Adjusting… Continue reading Vegan Fish and Chips

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Creamy Lemon Fettucine with Mushroom, Spinach and Pine Nuts

As some of you may not know, I have just signed up for NaNoWriMo (National Novel Writing Month) and started to write my first novel. It is tough Peoples. Some days are better than the others but I have managed to write over 25,000 words in 14 days! Wish me luck Peoples 🙂 The recipe… Continue reading Creamy Lemon Fettucine with Mushroom, Spinach and Pine Nuts

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Vegetable Casserole

Recently, I only write about the vegetarian restaurants we visited during our Europe trip. Although, I have another two to go, I’d like to publish a recipe before I finish the whole lot. Luckily, I always have a few half-baked recipes in my workbook. And this vegetable casserole is one of them… Recipe Note: You… Continue reading Vegetable Casserole

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Vegan Pepper Steak

This is the classic pepper steak recipe veganised by me. Although I used Viana Cowgirl Veggie Steaks here, the pepper sauce goes nicely with Lamyong Vegetarian Chicken too. The recipe below serves 2. Serving suggestions: Mashed potatoes Salad Roast potatoes Peas Steamed vegetables Ingredients: 2 pieces Viana Cowgirl Veggie Steaks Vegetable oil for frying the… Continue reading Vegan Pepper Steak

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Bubble of My Soul Koftas

I can hear you all going “Bubble of what?” so let me explain: I have a secret cooking ritual I perform from Monday till Friday, pretty much every week. I'm not going into details here because it's personal but a part of it is shareable. OK, I put music on before I start cooking. My… Continue reading Bubble of My Soul Koftas

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Turkish Mixed Vegetable Casserole

Another comfort dish from VegFusion. This is one of those dishes we did at The Family Tree Restaurant for vegans and vegetarians. I vamped it up a bit here for you but basics are basics guys. Although it is a very traditional Turkish dish, you could see it as a weird sister to French Ratatouille… Continue reading Turkish Mixed Vegetable Casserole

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Brown Lentil and Vegetable Stew

Whenever my husband is away, I cook all sorts of dishes he wouldn’t normally eat, like beans and lentils. And I cook mostly stews or casseroles. These dishes are not only quite filing and healthy but also heat well the next day so I you could still have food for your lunch. Anyway, here’s the… Continue reading Brown Lentil and Vegetable Stew

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Fusilli (Rotini) Pasta with Eggplant (Aubergine) and Corn

VeganMoFo Day 10 Deep-fried eggplant (aubergine) adds so much flavour, honestly, you don’t need to add anything else to this pasta dish. I once tried and used this in lasagna too and it turned out really well. To be fair here, the idea came from an English vegan I had met years ago. She actually… Continue reading Fusilli (Rotini) Pasta with Eggplant (Aubergine) and Corn

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Turkish Pastrami Flavoured Cannellini Bean Stew

OK guys, here’s the story I promised when I posted my husband’s favourite dish: I have had the idea of using the ultimate fenugreek paste in a dish for a very long time. The paste is actually used on the outside of Turkish pastrami. To be honest, it is the best part of it because… Continue reading Turkish Pastrami Flavoured Cannellini Bean Stew

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Turkish Pastrami Flavoured Faux-Chicken

VeganMoFo Day 4 The secret is revealed! OK guys, this is my husband’s favourite dish these days and this is the dish I cooked for his birthday yesterday. I will give you the back story to this dish in another post though. So stay tuned! Turkish Pastrami Flavoured Faux-Chicken Ingredients: 2/3 pack Lamyong Soy Nuggets,… Continue reading Turkish Pastrami Flavoured Faux-Chicken