Adaptable One Pot Curry

Adaptable One Pot Curry

A few years ago, while learning how to cook at university, I realised that to make many curries you follow more or less the same sequence of steps. Once memorised, that sequence became super helpful to me. I was able to quickly and efficiently produce a healthy, filling curry without a recipe or too much thought. So in today's post I'm going to show you this sequence in the form of a flowchart [...]

Roasted Almond, Coconut & Hazelnut Butter

Roasted Almond, Coconut & Hazelnut Butter

Originally I made this nut butter for a friend's birthday without a recipe write-up in mind. I normally have a pipeline of recipes queued up for testing, photographing and posting - however, your response to it on instagram, lovely readers, warranted not only a write-up but also a free pass to skip the queue! [...]

Mushroom Ragu with creamy polenta

Mushroom Ragu with creamy polenta

One of the first dishes I made when I cut out meat from my diet was this braised mushroom ragu by Jules from The Stone Soup. Her sciencey approach appealed to me, and I was drawn in by the idea of a really slow-cooked meal that emulated cooking meat.

Today's recipe is my version of the above dish. Although I adored Jules' recipe - rich, concentrated, intense - I did feel there was room for improvement: both flavour-wise and for practicality [...]

4 quick kitchen tips

4 quick kitchen tips

As you may have seen from my instagram, I'm in the middle of testing a few recipes, like this mushroom ragu (!), so for today's post I'm going to share my top 4 kitchen tips. Some may sound a little silly and straightforward, but sometimes I can get in a sort of routine or rut when I cook and these tips I've heard or read have proved to be great time-savers.

Let's start with breakfast [...]

Bindaetteok (Korean Mung Bean Pancakes)

Bindaetteok (Korean Mung Bean Pancakes)

Happy new year! Given the influx of vegans from their new year's resolutions, and also thanks to Veganuary's fantastic campaign (if you haven't checked them out before, their site is superb), I thought today I'd provide some intriguing, inspiring vegan food to show the endless possibilities of veganism. It really isn't all green smoothies and hummus [...]