Tag Archives: vegan comfort food

Sticky buns

This is my vegan version of cinnamon buns, with added raisins. They’re quite simple to make but you do need a bit of patience while you wait for the dough to rise, twice. Ingredients for dough: 1 pack of self activating dry yeast (7g) 240ml plant based milk (lukewarm 110g …

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“Doing” a Doctorate – week 45

I had set myself the target of starting assignment 4 but I spent Saturday having a life and Sunday prepping for teaching this week soooooo…..it didn’t happen. I must make a start this week because I need to have the first draft done by Oct…and actually I should have been …

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Tea Brack

My husband loves brack so when I changed to a vegan diet this was one of the first recipes I worked on creating. It produces a light and fluffy brack every time. Ingredients:  500g mixed fruit (the brack pictured has cranberries, mixed citrus peel, figs, raisins and dates) soaked in …

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Sticky Fruit and Nut Loaf

Of all the recipes I have created, I would say this is one of the simplest and healthiest. It’s a great one for beginners or the young bakers in your family. Enjoy! Ingredients: 3 very ripe bananas (mash bananas until they are almost liquid) 100g brown sugar 50g vegan margarine …

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Lemon ‘meringue’ pie

This vegan lemon meringue pie taste exactly like the non-vegan version, try it and see. Turn oven on, begin heating up to 170 degrees C Pie shell: 155g plain flour 1g salt 100g vegan margarine 45ml water Cut margarine into dry ingredients until the texture of crumbs. Add water and …

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Vegan Coconut Rum Cake

I created this cake recipe one cold and gloomy winter day but it’s tasty any time of the year. It’s a floofaaaay spicy delight and a huge favourite with everyone I’ve offered a slice to. In fact, one day I had to bake it twice because we ran out! Ingredients …

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“Doing” a Doctorate – week 40

My eye consultant had a cancellation so he offered the operation slot to me. I got the call literally two minutes after I had walked out of work to start my 3 week holiday. Of course I said yes to the operation date, I’ve been waiting for it since Feb …

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St Clement’s Pie

My vegan citrus curd pie topped with fluffy vegan meringue  is a refreshing and palate cleansing treat any time of the year. I created the recipe by accident when I was making a lemon meringue pie and didn’t have enough lemon juice – life can be wonderful like that. Ingredients …

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Carrot dogs

These smoked carrot dogs are ideal for BBQ season -they’re SO tasty. Never thought I would say that about carrots pretending to be meat. I kind of hate this whole lets not eat meat but make veg taste like meat trend, I mean what’s the point? But, I am glad …

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Speedy vegan burgers

These super quick burgers are perfect for a comfort meal. If you want to be all smug healthy then simply swap the chips and baked bean sides for a salad. 1 tin butter beans 1 tin of other beans (any kind) 2 fresh chillis diced 1tsp lemon juice 1/4 cup …

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