This simple but delicious recipe is healthy, nutritious and can be thrown together pretty quickly if you are organised about your preparation. I've been adding tofu to my recipes to up their protein content, as I struggle to eat large quantities of dairy products (I'm not vegan, but I do try to eat as many... Continue Reading →
Experiments in Taste #8: Pasta Veganese!
In Britain, 'Spaghetti Bolognese' is a very popular dish, though I believe in Bologna it is more common to serve ragù with tagliatelle. I'm used to making ragù with minced meat and pancetta, but since I cut out meat from my diet, I've been looking for a lower-carbon-footprint, vegan-friendly alternative. My friend Annette gave me... Continue Reading →
Experiments in Taste #7: Banana Breakfast Muffins
Packed full of nutritious ingredients and coming in at around 180 calories per muffin, this easy recipe makes for a great healthy breakfast on the go. You can make these in around half an hour, and they also freeze well. A great way to use up old bananas! Ingredients 2 ripe bananas75g light brown muscovado... Continue Reading →
Experiments in Taste #5: Chilli non Carne!
This week, I bring you another vegan recipe. I love chilli: it's such an adaptable recipe, and easily converted to a vegan version. The ingredients below are just a suggestion; you can really let your imagination run wild with this one! Ingredients 2 large onions, finely diced4-6 cloves of garlic, minced1-2 fresh chillies (optional)1 red... Continue Reading →
Experiments in Taste #4: Vegan Baked Beans
Being British, I was brought up with baked beans a staple part of my diet. My husband was horrified when introduced to them: 'What is this? Why are they in a can? What kind of sauce is this? Why can't you cook them yourself?' I think it's fair to say that Slovenians have a much... Continue Reading →
Experiments in Taste #2: The Perfect Victoria Sponge
The Victoria Sponge cake is the mainstay of British Baking. It is simple to make, versatile and tastes great. I have made many in my time. My record is an afternoon tea for 60 people! All of the cakes for this party were variations on the basic Victoria Sponge mixture. Today I'm sharing my top... Continue Reading →