GF 🌼 Camomile Cake

Preparation Time: 15-20 mins Gluten Free – Vegan Cooking Time: Approx 1 hr Heat: 180°/160° fan Gas 4 I’ve seen Camomile cake recipes online & I so wanted to try to veganise a recipe (& make it Gluten Free).   However, after looking at various recipes, I decided to just use my lemon drizzle base recipe,…

GF Raw Tropical Carrot Cake

Approx Time to Make: 30 mins I have marked this as Gluten Free but it uses oats, so be sure to check yours for any added ingredients. 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…

Mediterranean Vegetable & Cheeze Quiche 🥦🍅🧅☀️

Here’s a delicious vegan quiche recipe for you to try. It’s made with a vegan Béchamel sauce, so it doesn’t contain tofu like many online recipes do. If you make your own pastry, you can also ensure its Gluten Free. I’ve made two quiches this year, one with a tofu base & this one, with…

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…

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…

GF 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…