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Quick & Simple Vegan Tortilla Pizzas

By On May 10, 2012

As I mentioned on my Facebook page, Putin and I were unfortunate enough to sample probably the worst of Pizzaiolo’s vegan pizza offerings on Tuesday night. We were on a bit of… Read More

GF Bread

Spinach Socca: Gluten-free Chickpea Flatbread

By On April 24, 2012

I’m not quite sure whether this would qualify as a flatbread or a sort of savoury crepe, but I’m going to leave it as a flatbread so as not to confuse people… Read More


Spinach and Sweet Potato Cakes

By On April 17, 2012

A potato cake, in the way we’re using the world (ie, the British way) is somewhere between a hash brown and a patty, or, in Scotland, is most like a puck of… Read More

Beans, Peas & Lentils

$2 Meal Week day 3: Baked Sweet Potato with Spinach and Beans

By On March 21, 2012

I think I’ve cracked this budget thing: dried beans. You can get about a houseful of dried kidney beans for about 20 cents at the moment, and all you need to do… Read More

Roasted beet, caramelised onion and wilted spinach

Roasted Beet, Caramelised Onion and Wilted Spinach Sandwich

By On February 3, 2012

My beetroot renaissance has been in full swing for 2 or 3 years now. I only ever used to eat the things pickled when I was younger, but a great recipe for… Read More

Marinated Spicy Tofu and Spinach Salad
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Marinated Spicy Tofu and Spinach Salad

By On January 25, 2012

One of the best ideas when you’re having people over is to make a few little dishes that compliment each other nicely. This is a great choice for that kind of occasion,… Read More

Vegan Tofu Benedict

Vegan Tofu Benedict

By On December 27, 2011

There are some things in life that are worth imitating. Eggs Benedict is one of those. Ever since I had the vegan brunch at the Windsor Arms here in Toronto I’ve been… Read More

Vegan Cornish Pasty
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Vegan Cornish Pasty

By On October 22, 2011

The Cornish pasty has got to be one of the most British foods there is. As the “national dish” of Cornwall in the south west, it enjoys a warm place in the… Read More

The Full Ukrainian Breakfast

The Full Ukrainian Breakfast

By On September 19, 2011

If you’ve ever eaten a Ukrainian meal, odds are that you’ve eaten kasha. I learned to love kasha (otherwise known as buckwheat groats) living in a Ukrainian house for a few weeks,… Read More

Breakfast Spicy Beans and Rice
GF Breakfasts

Breakfast Spicy Beans and Rice

By On September 15, 2011

As a culture that likes to jump on healthy food ideas from other countries (acai, quinoa, etc) it’s unusual that we’ve not taken more wholeheartedly to rice and beans for breakfast. A… Read More