Vegan Paella – Arroz con Verduras

Preparation Time: approx 1 hr It’s Sunday here in Andalucia, Spain & the traditional day for families to come together & share the cooking experience that is Paella. There is much debate about what is, & what isn’t Paella. To the Valencians, the recipe for Paella is sacred & only refers to the traditional dish…

Tinto de Verano – Spain

Approx Time to Make: 10 mins Tinto de Verano is a refreshing combination of red wine and lemonade or soda. It’s what we drink in Spain in the summertime — usually instead of sangria. Whilst we are talking wine, please remember that not all wine is vegan because of the ingredients used in the making (such…

Vegan Spanish Chorizo

Approx Time to Prep: 15 mins (+ 1hr to Steam) You may, or not be a fan of faux meat, but Chorizo is one of those ingredients that just goes so well with so many things – you’ll definitely be a fan of this recipe. From Spanish Rice to Pizza; from Tapas to Paella this…

Traditional Sangria & Tropical Sangria – Spain

Approx Time to Make: 10 mins Spanish Sangria– it’s one of Spain’s most popular yet misunderstood drinks! Tourists love it, locals tend to drink it very rarely … But why? Sangria is a heavy drink, with not only red wine, but usually brandy. It’s also fruit laden, so the Spanish tend only to drink it…

GF Vegan Spanish Tortilla

Prep & Cooking Time: 30 mins Living in Spain, Tortilla Español is a staple dish here, whether it’s a slither on top of crusty bread for tapas; or served whole as a main. Traditionally the potatoes are cooked in olive oil; but if you are Spanish, please don’t read any further 😉 … I normally…

GF Lentil & Black Bean Meatballs in Tomato & Ribera Wine Sauce (with peas)

Preparation time: 30 minutes Rather than make my usual Black bean & Buckwheat burger/meatball recipe, I decided to sub the buckwheat for lentils for a change. Ingredients: 🧆 1 cup cooked green lentils🧆 0.5 cup cooked red lentils drained well & then mashed down🧆 1.5 cup cooked black beans blended with some gently mashed 🧆…

(GF) Easy Black Bean & Buckwheat Burger

Preparation Time: 20 minutes Makes 8-10 burgers Out of all the wholefood veggie burger recipes I’ve concocted, this is still my favourite. It’s Soy & Gluten Free making it versatile for all & it’s extremely tasty. From Burgers to Meatballs, Sunday Roast loaf to special occasion Wellington, this easy Black bean mix, forms a perfect…

GF Citrus Drizzle Bundt Cake 🍋

Gluten Free – Vegan – Refined Sugar Free Preparation Time: 15-20 mins Time: Approx 1 hr Heat: 180°/160° fan Gas 4 This drizzle cake is based on my lemon drizzle recipe, but uses other citrus zest & juice. I used Ruby Grapefruit & Clementine. I’ve used a small Bundt tin as I wanted to make…

GF Orange & Cranberry Drizzle

Gluten Free – Vegan Preparation Time: 15-20 mins Cooking Time: Approx 1 hr Heat: 180°/160° fan Gas 4 This recipe is for a Bundt tin size 22cm diameter by 10cm high. If you are using a smaller loaf tin or similar, you will need to scale the recipe down. This is my lightest & fluffiest…

GF Date & Walnut Cake

Preparation Time: 15-20 mins Gluten Free – Vegan Cooking Time: Approx 40 mins Heat: 180°/160° fan 350°f (Gas 4) This cake brings back childhood memories. I remember my mum making Date & Walnut Cake often; it was one of my favourites. Therefore, I had to veganise a recipe (& make it Gluten Free).   I think…