Magic Custard Cake

Happy Easter! I am by no means religious, but Easter is one of my favourite times of the year.  Whatever form your spring festival takes, there is growth and new life happening all around.  And what better symbol of all this fertility than the egg.  The garden is in a state of disarray, jobs just started…

It’s A Date!

This is a simple little treat.  Just a combination of a few lovely ingredients, to make something doubly lovely. Dates are wonderful fruit, sweet and sticky eaten on their own, they melt into banana bread or sticky toffee pudding when baked; and blended, provide a wonderful base for many raw recipes.  But this simple little…

Cashew Cream 2 Ways

I have mentioned cashew cream in a couple of my recent posts, so I thought it was about time I elaborated. When cutting down on or omitting dairy from your diet, it’s good to have an arsenal of alternatives right up your sleeve  The shop bought ones can be handy but often make use of…

Smashing Pumpkins

Since deciding to blog about my adventures with food, I’ve joined a whole host of food and recipe groups, mainly veggie, vegan and wholefoody, on Facebook.  Over the recent months, not a day goes by without another ‘pumpkin spice’ recipe popping up on my newsfeed.  Pumpkin spice tart, pumpkin spice loaf, pumpkin spice latte, pumpkin…