Vegan sweet potato, lemon and asparagus risotto

Another day, another awesome vegan remake of a classical dish. This one’s perhaps an intermediate level type of dish, only because it requires patience and lots of loving stirring. But the favours and consistency are lush! Here we go. You need the following for four generous portions Ingredients 2 cups arborio rice – no other…

Fig and orange vegan chocolate tarts

Ok. I’m never going back to traditional chocolate desserts now that I have made the ultimate vegan treat. You probably don’t believe me, but wait till you try this!I made this recipe simple-stupid, so that you have no excuse. Plus, it takes less than 30 mins to make it. Yes, prep time included. I know,…

My weekly shopping list

I’m a serial list maker. I just think life is much better in bullet points and tick marks. Before you judge me, my OCD might come in handy for some of you. So here’s what my weekly grocery list looks like for a rich, plant-based diet. I’ve included the permanent items, not the variations: Fresh…

Warming lentil curry with roasted cashews 

This is a recipe to make on a cold or rainy day and enjoy under a blanket, while watching your favourite TV show. Let it pinch your lips with a chilli kick, while warming you up with ground cumin and turmeric, garam masala notes and fragrant coriander. I won’t keep you any longer, here’s how…

More than just a vegan pasta bowl

Pasta is a staple dish in many omnivore diets, but if only you guys knew how wholesome, flavoursome and light a plant-based version could be. Think green pesto, fresh cherry tomatoes and roasted pine nuts, imagine beautifully coloured durum fusilli with roasted peppers, freshly made tomato sauce, aubergine and baby spinach. Mmmmm, the possibilities are…

The nicecream craze and how to make some

What is nicecream you ask? A frozen banana-based dessert. It’s dairy, egg and sugar free – except for, of course, the naturally occurring sugars and whatever topping you choose to adorn it with.