Hearty Colourful Veggie Stew

This is a beautiful, hearty recipe, packed full of flavours, nutrients and colours! We like to mix it with a grain; quinoa, orzo, couscous, cracked wheat, or rice, are some ideas, but it is delicious on its own too. Hearty Colourful Veggie Stew Serves 8-10 Ingredients: 2 sweet potatoes, peeled and chopped 3 white potatoes,…

Beluga Lentil Pastitsio

Pastitsio is based on a very similar concept as lasagne. However, it only consists of three layers: the pasta, a bolognese sauce and then a creamy béchamel to top it all up. The pasta used traditionally, is a type of thick long hollow macaroni, resembling somewhat giant spaghetti. Alternatively, it can be made with any…

Theresa’s Semolina Halva With Roasted Pistachios & Sesame Seeds

In Greece, halva is considered a classic Greek recipe, although it became known to Greeks some time around the end of the 12th century. Various versions of this dessert exist in all Balkan countries, some in the Middle East and even in India and Pakistan. In Arabic, the word halva means sweet. It is usually…

Tomato, Leek & Spinach Lasagne With Fresh Basil & Nutmeg

This is one of the most delicious vegan lasagne I have ever tasted! It may be a little time consuming, but it is so worth it! For colour and taste, I use two different types of lasagne, one with spinach and one plain, but this is not necessary. However, do select fresh produce for this…

Chickpea Rice With Pimentos, Fresh Herbs & Vegan Yogurt

When I was a child, warm rice with cool yogurt was one of my most comforting dinners. This beautiful recipe can be made quite quickly using staple larder ingredients and, if fresh herbs are not readily available, dried versions work just as fine. The chickpeas with the rice are a well balanced combination nutritionally, and…

Whole Peanut & Chocolate Chip Cookies

I admit…the combination of peanuts and chocolate is one I cannot resist, hence the numerous recipes on this blog, with these ingredients. Here, they combine to create these wholesome, crunchy on the outside, gooey on the inside, delicious vegan cookies. They are not very sweet, which makes them quite moreish and utterly satisfying! Whole Peanut…

Lemon, Vanilla & Rose Bunt Cake

This cake is light, fluffy, moist, delicious and vegan! The glaze gives it a beautifully sweet crusty texture, while the dry rose buds add a touch of floral fragrance. It is very easy to make, with simple ingredients and no equipment needed. Beautiful served with a nice cup of tea and perhaps a good book……

Creamy Root Vegetable Soup With Wild Rice & Greens

This is such a delicious, beautiful, hearty soup. Healthy, vegan, easily adaptable to be gluten free and so versatile. The wild rice gives it an earthy texture, to counteract the creaminess of the roux and the soft potatoes. You can choose any other veggies you like to add, such as mushrooms, pumpkin, cauliflower, carrots, beans….

Almond & Fennel Soup With Fresh Oregano Leaves

I love soups. Especially the creamy ones. I find that they offer such comfort in their homeliness and warmth. Add a nice piece of bread and everyone is happy. This soup is divine. Definitely one of my top favourites. I often serve it as a starter when I have friends over for dinner, as it…