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 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…

GF Sweet Potato Gnocchi

Gluten Free – Vegan Gnocchi made with healthy Sweet Potatoes & Gluten Free? 🤔Yep step this way! I’ve never made gnocchi before, but have wanted to for ages; this was great fun to learn. I used the following ingredients, although, next time I shall try a different flour blend as Buckwheat makes the water a…

Laksa

Laksa broth can be made in advance & used to create a statement dish fir guests or a quick hearty treat for you & your loved ones. Ready made Laksa paste is available (but check the ingredients are vegan – beware fish oils). You can also use Thai Red Curry paste & add some extra…

GF Vegan Frittata

Approx Time to Make: 40 mins I’ve finally perfected the Frittata recipe I’ve been experimenting with for a little while. This gorgeous version is oven baked in a flan dish lined with baking paper This Frittata is bursting with seasonal veggies I had left over from a tray bake yesterday. It’s Just like a mini…