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Vegan Tart With Roasted Vegetables and Smoked Garlic

Vegan Tart With Roasted Vegetables and Smoked Garlic

A simple vegan tart filled with creamy white beans, aromatic thyme and smoked garlic, topped with roasted Mediterranean vegetables.  Will you look at that beauty?! Glistening with vegetable jewels it is just as at home on the vegan Christmas table as it is in our...

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How To Make Vegan Buttercream

How To Make Vegan Buttercream

This simple recipe shows just how easy it is to make vegan buttercream with 3 basic ingredients and no magic whatsoever! Creamy, swirly, easy, pipeable vegan buttercream. What more could you ask for? Dairy free baking really isn't complicated at all. This buttercream...

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Dairy Free Cupcakes – Easy Vegan Fairy Cakes

Dairy Free Cupcakes – Easy Vegan Fairy Cakes

An easy recipe for dairy free cupcakes, lightly flavoured with vanilla. These happily vegan cupcakes are sweet enough to eat just as they are or top them with lashings of icing and pretty sprinkles! I'm sharing my basic recipe for vegan cupcakes today mainly because I...

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Swede Soup

Swede Soup

This simple slow cooker swede soup is smooth, velvety and full of flavour. It only takes five minutes to prepare and can be adapted to use any root vegetables you have in your veg drawer. Swede Secrets Swede is the secret agent of the vegetable world. Wrapped in its...

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Pumpkin Curry with Coconut and Cinnamon

Pumpkin Curry with Coconut and Cinnamon

An easy pumpkin curry recipe, full of rich and comforting autumnal flavours. While I am sorry to see the lazy days of summer retreating I am now ready to embrace the cooler days and longer nights of Autumn. Salads and tapas on the boat and picnics on the beach have...

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Vegan Pizza Rolls to Tear and Share

Vegan Pizza Rolls to Tear and Share

I'm all for an easy lunch and these simple vegan pizza rolls tick all my boxes. They are bursting with tomatoes, olives, basil and grated vegan cheese. This is vegan food at its most satisfying and it makes my youngest boy very happy indeed!   Pizza Rolls It...

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Vegan Soda Bread with Fresh Herbs

Vegan Soda Bread with Fresh Herbs

A simple recipe for vegan soda bread with fresh seasonal herbs and sunflower seeds, ready in 40 minutes and made with easy to find ingredients. The Simple Pleasure of Homemade Bread Bread, freshly baked, straight from the oven has to be one of life's top pleasures. I...

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Hummus and Carrot Tart With Caramelised Onions and Thyme

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

Easy Vegan Roast Potato Curry

An easy recipe for vegan roast potato curry. Simple, wholesome and comforting this easy curry can be on your table in under an hour.  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...

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Compton Acres Gardens, Poole

Compton Acres Gardens, Poole

It's English Tourism Week here in the UK so I thought it would be a nice idea to have a go at being a tourist in my own neck of the woods. I have two 'homes', one in the fabulous market town of Frome in Somerset and the other floating in Poole Harbour. Our love of...

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