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Vegan blueberry cake

This cake is light, fluffy and very more-ish. Ingredients: 112g vegan margarine 200g caster sugar 200g self raising flour 50g coconut flour 50g desiccated coconut 50g dried blueberries 1tsp vanilla extract 240ml plant milk Method: Whisk margarine and sugar until light and fluffy Add all dry ingredients (except blueberries) and …

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Dear Doctorate – Year two, week one

This blog has been referred to as the Bridget Jones’ Diary of doctorates so I am going to start treating it as such. Dear  Doctorate Diary, I’ve had a pretty good week despite some very hectic work days, and continuing to need to work on non-working days. The highlight of …

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“Doing” a Doctorate – week 49

Working six – seven days a week and long hours each day continues, but even so it’s been quite a good week. I  passed my 3rd doctorate assignment (we only get a pass/fail grade at this stage) and am officially in my second year of being a doctorate student. I …

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Pumpkin Cake

This is the most recent vegan recipe I have created and it’s my current favourite. Light, floofaaaay, spicy, and perfect for these colder evening. Though you may want to eat this for breakfast, which is perfectly fine! I wont judge you, and in fact I have been known to eat …

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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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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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“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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“Doing” a Doctorate – week 39

It’s been a week with things to make me smile (see, it’s not all histrionics). I finished the first draft of assignment number 3. I’m feeling ok about having to spend my summer holiday working on assignment number 4 (see previous posts for why I am having to work so …

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“Doing” a Doctorate – week 31

Last Sunday was my last day of ‘hols’ (a.k.a. the hol I spent revising the Future Technologies Conference (FTC18) article, instead of relaxing like a normal person) and I thought it would be prudent to go through my work email inbox. I know, loser. Shaddap. Anyway, glad I did as …

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