Author: Jana

Lentil and Leek Cottage Pie with Tahini Mash

Lentil and Leek Cottage Pie with Tahini Mash

I came up with this lentil cottage pie one night as a simple vegan version of what the rest of my family was having for dinner, almost as an afterthought, but the result has exceeded my expectations and made it on my list of favourites. 

Vegan Mushroom Soup

Vegan Mushroom Soup

I have recently had a lovely mushroom soup in a pub after a cold walk along a Devon beach, and it was so warming, delicious and comforting, that even my partner, who is not a big fan of mushrooms, have ordered some. Since then, I 

Peanut Sauce Noodles

Peanut Sauce Noodles

These peanut sauce noodles are so quick to make, even if you have nothing prepared. They make a great midweek dinner or a light lunch. I also got to use the Clearspring Noodle Broth I have recently found in London Wholefoods store. Serves 2Peanut Sauce 

Vegan Mushroom Pesto Pasta

Vegan Mushroom Pesto Pasta

This mushroom pesto pasta is another quick vegan midweek dinner. I happened to have a surplus of coriander that needed using up. And pesto is one of great ways to use up lots of herbs. The recipe would be equally delicious made with other herbs, 

Chickpea Patties – Vegan and Gluten Free

Chickpea Patties – Vegan and Gluten Free

I have made these easy vegan chickpea patties recently when I fancied something fried and bit crispy, yet still healthy and nutritious. They are also easy to make, you basically just throw a bunch of things into a blender, heat some oil, and easily shape 

Beetroot Noodles

Beetroot Noodles

My sister and I have made these super easy beetroot noodles as a quick vegan gluten free lunch the other day. She had some seasonal veg, like sprouting broccoli and beetroot from her local farmer, so we have turned them into this recipe. Making Carrot 

Easy Vegan Tofu Pasta Sauce

Easy Vegan Tofu Pasta Sauce

This tofu pasta sauce is an easy mid-week dinner. You could even have it made up in advance and just warm it up when you need it. The base for the sauce (before diluting) could even be used as vegan ricotta spread. My inspiration was 

Tofu Stew with Vegetables

Tofu Stew with Vegetables

This tofu stew with vegetables is one of my favourite midweek dinners, especially when it’s cold and wet outside. It’s simple, tasty, warming and nourishing. Crucial ingredient is Marigold Braised Tofu, as I know of no other product that has that kind of look, texture 

Vegan Lemon Tart

Vegan Lemon Tart

I love tangy desserts. Recently I have been craving a lemon tart. There are a few dairy, egg and sugar free ones on internet, but none of them use amazake, which I thought would work very well. After hours of experimentation, I finally came up 

Grain Milk for Babies

This infant grain milk for babies is translated from lovely Jíme Jinak, whose team has plenty of experience with vegan nutrition for children. The best milk for infants and toddlers is breast milk, but this is an alternative to a formula for those unable to