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…

Raw Tropical Carrot Cake

Approx Time to Make: 30 mins I used to have a recipe for Raw Carrot Cake bars, but I couldn’t find it anywhere. So… I’ve made my own tropical fruit, ‘Carrot Cake’ recipe. It’s rather tasty if I say so myself; I’ve just had a slice with a cuppa. This recipe is not only full…

Cranberry Sauce using Dried Fruit

Approx Time to Make: 30 mins Cranberry sauce isn’t something that is readily available in the supermarkets here in Spain & you have to find the independent shops geared towards foreigners (me) to find some. I gave up looking, but thankfully found some dried cranberries in Lidl Espana. A quick Google & a few adjustments…

Persian Inspired  Pomegranate, Tofu Chick’n With Cinnamon, Pilaf

Cooking: 20 minServes: 6 peoplePrep: 15 min On Sunday March 20, millions of people around the World celebrated Nowruz. Put very simply, Nowruz is a 13 day celebration which marks the Persian New Year, and the beginning of Spring. The festival is celebrated in many countries with significant Persian cultural influence, including Iran, Iraq, India, Afghanistan,…