Thai Red Curry Hummus

Approx Time to Make: 15 mins (The timing doesn’t include rehydrating & cooking chickpeas as you can also use tinned or frozen). It’s raining here in Spain today, so I’m day-dreaming of past adventures & recreating flavours of Thailand in my hummus bowl. This is my favourite hummus flavour made with vegan Thai Red Curry…

Som Tam – Thai Green Papaya Salad

On our trips to Asia, one of our favourite sides, is Thai Green Papaya Salad. With a current glut of Papaya right now here on the Costa Tropical, what better to accompany a Thai meal? This is my veganised version of the typical Thai Salad,  Som Tam: INGREDIENTS SAUCE: 🌢️ 2 tbsp garlic , roughly…

Besan Bhurji (Indian Spiced Mushroom & Chickpea Flour Scramble)

Who fancies an Indian spiced breakfast? I’ve been making this mushroom, chickpea flour and Indian spiced omelette/scramble for ages, but I never knew it was an actual dish. I Googled the ingredients & found a dish called #besanbhurji πŸ‘πŸ»πŸ‘πŸ»πŸ‘πŸ» I love it for a protein packed breakfast or snack. This is how I make mine:…

Vegan Pad Thai – Thailand

Approx Time to Make: 45 mins Pad Thai has always been a favourite of ours, both on our trips to Thailand (or at home). It can easily be veganised & a great way to revive those holiday memories. I’ve posted the recipe before, but this time it came out rainbow coloured, purely because of the…

Papaya & Guava Spiced Chutney

Prep Time: 15 mins Cooking: 1 hr Ensure you have a thick bottomed saucepan suitable for jam making. With a glut of Papaya here on the Costa Tropical, I’m looking for all types of recipes to use them up. What better than Chutney? Similar to traditional spiced mango chutney, this fruit chutney is bursting with…

Aubergine, & Chick’n Coconut Curry

Preparation & Cooking Time: 30 minutes Serves 4 I wanted a ‘quick n easy’, but tasty meal after a hectic week; this aubergine curry takes 30 minutes. Luckily, I’d rescued some baby aubergines from a plant covered in the red Saharan Sand (now mud) the previous day, so they would make the perfect showcase ingredient….

Aduki Bean Curry

Approx Time to Make: 30 mins This was one of my favourite detox meals from before Christmas. I thought I’d try Adzuki Beans & Googled some recipes. There were a lot of vegan bean curry recipes πŸ‘πŸ»πŸ‘πŸ»πŸ‘πŸ»πŸ‘πŸ» so I amended them to make them detox & vegan friendly. This recipe contains allergy free ingredients including:…

Tofu Amok Curry – Cambodia

Approx Time to Make: 45 mins Recently, I posted one of my favourite travel memories: a cooking experience in Cambodia … ‘Sitting Cross legged in a sun shelter; in the middle of a rice field; with no-one around; cooking Amok Curry, Spring Rolls & Pumpkin pudding on a log fire; using washing up bowls &…

Vegan Larb – Laos

Approx Time to Make: 30 mins Larb (also called laap, larp, lahb or laab). It’s a traditional spiced minced meat dish, served with a large herb salad that is regarded as the unofficial ‘National Dish of Laos’ It is also eaten in the Isan region, an area of Thailand where the majority of the population is of the Lao ethnicity, and among…

Cao lαΊ§u from Hα»™i An – Vietnam

Approx Time to Make: 20 mins Cao lαΊ§u is a regional dish, from the city of Hα»™i An, in central Vietnam’s QuαΊ£ng Nam Province. It typically consists of pork and greens on a bed of rice noodles in a slightly spicier broth & topped with oodles of fresh herbs & shoots. So here’s my veganised version 🀀 Ingredients – Broth: 🍜1 lemongrass stalk, tough outer layer…