Sweet Potato Mash

​​Now, I know that I have covered Sweet Potato in the ‘Potato’ blogs, but sweet potato mash, is such a winner for this time of year. It’s so easy to make, it goes with just about anything and its just delicious. Sweet Potato is such a versatile root, it really can be cooked in so…

Leeks 2 Ways

One of my absolute favourite vegetables – leeks, are so versatile. They definitely belong on the Xmas Day dinner plate. I like to make mine with cheese. It is a great alternative to cauliflower cheese and they are so easy to prepare, they really are a bit of a blessing in terms of cooking.  Of…

Vegan Turkey

Finishing off the ‘Meat Alternatives’ section with a bit of a curveball. Vegan Turkey, is one thing, but vegan turkey burgers?Hmmm…. yes! They are absolutely gorgeous, they are super tasty and worth stocking up on. You can even serve them throughout the festive period to all of your non vegan friends, watching happily as they…

Dinner at Heddon Street Kitchen 

​Heddon Street Kitchen… oh my! I had such a great time, I think this is probably the best vegan dining experience I have had to date, especially as this is not a vegan restaurant.  The staff could not have been any friendlier, including a Vegan Manager, who happily gave advice. They were attentive and helpful,…

Veg Medley

Obviously, I am vegan. I eat plants and although, I have to indulge in vegan meats from time to time, I have decided to dedicate today’s post of meat alternatives to be,well,vegan, as being vegan is the alternative to meat. I usually have my roast dinners, stacked full of veg and even though vegans meats…

Vegan Duck

I think vegan duck is very nice to have for a treat.It’s cheap, tasty and when cook it in garlic it becomes something rather wonderfully different on the plate,  especially a festive plate! This recipe serves 2, but if you like big portion double the ingredients. Ingredients – 1 x pack of Vbites vegan beef…

Vegan Beef

This is another offering from Vbites, however this is Vegan Beef. I have chosen to cook mine in a rich red wine and gravy reduction and then place in vegan Yorkshires for the ulimate Xmas treat. I will be showing you how to make vegan Yorkshire puds in sides. Whether you decide to follow my lead…

Seed Roast

Well let me start off by saying that being vegan is awesome. There is no doubt it my mind, that I enjoy the Festive period so much more, now that I know no animals are harmed for my household to enjoy the season. Meat alternatives are great for the Xmas Dinner plate, they are reasonably…

Roast Sweet Potato

​Roasted Sweet Potato deserves to be served with your Xmas Day dinner, it is absolutely delicious when roasted, it is roasted the same way as our usual red potatoes, but has such a different texture and flavour. I will definitely be adding sweet potato to my Xmas Day dinner.  As the method is the same…

Baby Roasted Potatoes

​Baby Roasted Potatoes are awesome, especially when they are cooked with tonnes of garlic. The skin on approach is different to a regular roast potato and almost forms a midway between a roast and a jacket.  These potatoes are great to serve at parties, in a huge bowl, with a wedge of melted vegan spread…