Vegan Soda Bread with Fresh Herbs

Bread, freshly baked, straight from the oven has to be one of life's top pleasures. I love kneading fresh dough, the slow process of its rise and the simplicity of baking my own bread. Sometimes, however, I want a fresh loaf in a hurry and that where this easy recipe...

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Hummus and Carrot Tart With Caramelised Onions and Thyme

Hummus and Carrot is one of those food pairings which just work and it has been a major flavour combination for my lot from the moment they could grab a carrot stick and dunk it into a bowl of creamy hummus; it always comes with us on our picnics and our sailing...

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Easy Vegan Roast Potato Curry

Curry in all its guises is my favourite fall back recipe when I'm hungry and tired but I want something filling and tasty. When people tell me how hard being vegan is and ask me what on earth we eat and isn't it all just really expensive and time consuming? I answer...

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Vegan Lemon Cupcakes

My vegan lemon cupcakes are topped with a zesty lemon glace icing and sprinkled with pretty pastel sugar confetti. They can be rustled up in no time for that last minute bake sale at school, children's parties or for afternoon tea in the garden - Earl Grey with a...

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Chocolate Tiffin – Easy No Bake Vegan Fridge Cake

Chocolate Tiffin has been my go to recipe for after school treats for more years than I care to remember. As long as I have chocolate, biscuits, butter and syrup in my store cupboard I know I can make it in no time and that it will bring smiles to the faces of my...

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Peanut Butter Tofu with Sweet Chilli and Soy

Ahhh...peanut butter tofu...this is one of my weekly go to recipes. It packs a real flavour punch without the need for hours of marinating, it only uses 4 ingredients and it's perfect on top of a quick stir fry. If you are looking for easy tofu recipes this is one of...

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No Bake Chocolate Tart Recipe – An Easy Vegan Dessert

This easy no bake chocolate tart is totally vegan, super simple and doesn't contain anything which can't be bought in a supermarket. It's also scrumptious, utterly beautiful and will melt the heart of your special person this Valentine's Day!  Will you just look...

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Vegan Alfredo Sauce with Tagliatelle

This simple vegan Alfredo sauce is super creamy and wraps thick ribbons of tagliatelle in a delicious savoury coat. Vegan Alfredo sauce is usually made with cashew cream but I've had a few requests via my Facebook page for more economical vegan food so, today, I am...

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Easy Vegan Omelette with Fresh Herbs (Gluten Free)

A simple vegan omelette is welcome at any time of the day and this one is jammed full to bursting with tasty fresh herbs, red onion and dijon mustard. It is delicate yet savoury, filling enough to see you through until lunchtime and it only uses FIVE ingredients (plus...

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Vegan Mushroom Stroganoff with Mustard Mash

And so it begins, we dive into deepest, darkest January BUT...never fear! I am here to warm your cockles and fill your tummies with hearty, flavourful recipes guaranteed to see you through until Spring! Today's simple Vegan Mushroom Stroganoff is creamy, smoky, herby...

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4 Ways to Make Going Vegan Easy – Happy New Year!

I know a lot of you are planning to give Veganuary a go this year and I've got a whole month's worth of posts lined up to help you to make going vegan easy! My eldest son and I both signed up for a month of vegan four years ago and it led to him going fully vegan...

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Aubergine Involtini – Pretty Vegan Canapés.

Christmas is well under way chez Thinly Spread with the return to the family fold of our two grown men plus one girlfriend. All the Christmas trees are up, festooned with our ever growing collection of beautiful baubles and my oven is working overtime to keep all...

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Cashew Nut Roast – Vegan Christmas Dinner

This simple cashew nut roast is savoury, moist and moreish and is the perfect centrepiece for a vegan Christmas dinner! I've gone all fancy pants with my presentation (I just can't help myself!) but you can just as easily make it in a regular roasting tin. I thought a...

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Roasted Cauliflower Salad with Sweet Pepper Salsa

A simple roasted cauliflower salad with a jolly sweet pepper salsa makes a lovely Christmas side dish, just look at all these lovely festive colours! Roasting cauliflower is one of those culinary tricks I wish I'd known donkey's years ago - it transforms this...

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Mushroom Pâté with Walnuts, Sherry and Thyme – Vegan

I developed this vegan mushroom pâté because Mr TS and I have been missing the vegetarian version of it which I have been making for Christmas for a very, very long time! It is made with earthy chestnut mushrooms, richly flavoured dried porcini, toasted walnuts, thyme...

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Pecan and Pumpkin Brownies

I make pumpkin brownies every year as soon as those beautiful squashes ripen and hit the shelves! This year I've adapted my old recipe to make the best vegan pumpkin brownies in the whole wide world! Deeply chocolatey, moist, fluffy and fudgy, they have been a massive...

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Vegan Sticky Gingerbread – Easy and Delicious!

I love traditional gingerbread so this vegan sticky gingerbread really makes my heart sing! It ticks all the sticky gingerbread boxes; it is full of black treacle, ginger and spice and it is fluffy and light yet full of depth and rich sticky flavour. Best of all it is...

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Apple and Hazelnut Pizza with Sultanas and Cinnamon

Apple season is upon us! I may have mentioned before that I live right in the heart of Somerset apple country, where orchards offer an abundance and the best ciders are brewed, and that I have more trees than is probably wise in a garden as small as mine. All this...

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