VEGAN BROCCOLI AND LEMON PASTA

VEGAN BROCCOLI AND LEMON PASTA This recipe is the ultimate two-pot go to meal. Vegetarian broccoli and lemon pasta, can be made vegan. Ready in 30 minutes. This is a great mid-week meal. Best served with a crunchy salad and some fresh bread. We are teetering on the edge of summer, or so I keep … Continue reading VEGAN BROCCOLI AND LEMON PASTA

How to: Cook Pasta the right way

How to: Cook Pasta the right way Ah pasta, we all know it and love it. But do we all know how to cook it properly? Pasta has been around for such a long time, every country has their own way of cooking it. I am sure an Italian Nona is yelling somewhere at people … Continue reading How to: Cook Pasta the right way

Vegetarian Broccoli and Cauliflower Soup

Vegetarian Broccoli and Cauliflower Soup It is still winter here is South Africa, sigh. I feel like every recipe I write starts off by telling all of you that it is cold and miserable here. I suppose it makes for some good experiments and new, hearty recipes. Today is broccoli and cauliflower soup day. Again, … Continue reading Vegetarian Broccoli and Cauliflower Soup

How to: Preserve Chillies in Oil

How to: Preserve Chillies in Oil Raise your hands if you love anything spicy! I remember the first time I ever had chilli oil with a dish, I was 14 years old and I was eating pizza at a proper restaurant as opposed to eating greasy takeaways. The waiter brought some parmesan, garlic and chilli … Continue reading How to: Preserve Chillies in Oil

How to: Brown Mushrooms

How to: Brown Mushrooms How to: Brown Mushrooms The full-proof way to bring out maximum flavour. 1 cup mushrooms1 tsp salt1 tsp butter (or margarine) Slice your mushrooms.Heat up a frying pan, but do not add any butter or margarine yet.Add the mushrooms to the hot pan. Add the salt. Stir the mushrooms so that … Continue reading How to: Brown Mushrooms

Vegan Peanut Butter Hot Chocolate

Vegan Peanut Butter Hot Chocolate This drink has been my go-to in times of PMS. I do not have a sweet tooth, I always crave salty stuff like popcorn, nachos or pretzels. But of some reason I crave sweets during my PMS week, I am sure there is some science behind it, I don´t know. … Continue reading Vegan Peanut Butter Hot Chocolate

Vegan Lentil and Mushroom Shepherds Pie

Vegan Lentil and Mushroom Shepherds Pie Winter cooking is always about belly-warming, nourishing meals that make you nostalgic. I feel like foods that give me comfort and make me feel full, so salads definitely do not cut it this time of the year. Yesterday was the first time that I tried this Shepherd´s pie, and … Continue reading Vegan Lentil and Mushroom Shepherds Pie

Vegan Overnight Oats

Vegan Overnight Oats An easy no-cook oats recipe. Perfect for mornings where you are in a hurry. 1 cup uncooked oats100 ml soy milk1 banana1 tsp vanilla extract Use a glass jar for this recipe.Add the oats into the jar.Pour the milk over the oats, add in the vanilla extract. Add room temperature water to … Continue reading Vegan Overnight Oats

Creamy Potato Puree

Creamy Potato Puree It´s winter here in South Africa, cold fronts every week and gloomy weather to boot. This is the ideal time to take extra care of your body and your mind. Sometimes I run out of ideas for dinner, and like everyone else, I am often not in the mood to stand in … Continue reading Creamy Potato Puree

Vegan Banana Oats

Banana Oats Vegan Banana Breakfast Oats Saucepan 80 grams rolled oats1 teaspoon salt1 whole banana100 ml soy milk500 ml water Bring water to the boil in a small saucepanAdd in the rolled oatsAdd in the saltCook until all the water is absorbedAdd in soy milkSpoon oats into a bowlThinly slice the bananaTop the oats with … Continue reading Vegan Banana Oats