Sweet Potato Gnocchi (Gluten Free)

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 little slimy when boiling…

Harissa Tofu Tagine with Hassleback Aubergines & ‘Feta’

I’d made Hassleback Aubergines the day before & had two leftover. I raided the fridge to find Harissa Paste; a defrosted block of Tofu; some home-made vegetable stock & some home-made feta cheese and … An idea was formed. I tore the tofu into pieces (which I always think looks more Chick’n like than perfect…

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? Green Papaya are difficult to find, so you could substitute kohlrabi or a mild White Turnip. If you can’t find…

Vegan Peruvian Ceviche

Ceviche Peruano is a citrus-infused raw seafood dish popularised in Peru, but found in many coastal areas of Latin America such as Ecuador, Chile, Mexico, and Colombia. I wanted to Veganise the dish having already made a less authentic, but totally delicious Tropical Ceviche (see separate post Lentil, Mango & Avocado Ceviche ).  But what…

Lentil, Mango & Avocado Ceviche

Ceviche is the most famous Peruvian dish. This popular seafood dish claims origins in Lima, Peru, but is found in many coastal areas throughout Latin America such as Ecuador, Chile, Mexico, and Colombia. For a veganised version of a more traditional Ceviche recipe, please see my post: Veganised Peruvian Ceviche . However, for this recipe, I’ve…

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…

Chilled Salmorejo Soup

Preparation Time: 15-20 mins I didn’t plant tomatoes, they must be the discarded seeds of our previous owner’s Tomato plants from last year, as they are sprouting in an unruly manner everywhere. What to make with a bumper crop of ripe tomatoes?Why my favourite classical Spanish recipe of Salmorejo chilled soup of course. Salomorejo is…

Refined Sugar Free – Protein PackedVegan Chocolate Mousse

This Vegan Chocolate Mousse uses Refined Sugar Free Vegan Dark Chocolate, which includes #Stevia not sugar (I use the Spanish brand Valor) Two out of three of the ingredients might be a surprise: Silken Tofu & Aquafaba. It’s absolutely delicious believe me 🤤 This month I’ve been busy researching diabetes. because until recently, it’s an…

Tofu Caesar Salad

Caesar salad is one of the most calorific salads there is, what with the fried croutons & Caesar Dressing. Therefore my aim with this recipe is not only to make a Caesar Salad which is vegan, but one that is as healthy as possible (& gluten free) whilst retaining the flavour & punch of the…

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…