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Vegan Orange and Sesame Mini Cake
Apple cider vinegar

Orange and Sesame Mini-Cake

By On May 5, 2016

You might have noticed that there’s been a distinct lack of action on the blog this year. This is due to two things. Number 1: I’ve been busy. Number 2: I found… Read More

Vegan Rhubarb and Almond Cake
Almond Milk

Vegan Rhubarb and Almond Cake

By On January 21, 2016

I’ve often spoken on this blog of my love for the fruit and veg stand at the top of Leith Walk. It’s cheap and great, and you’ll get the more difficult to… Read More

Vegan Fig and Blueberry Turnover
Almond Milk

Fig and Blueberry Turnovers

By On October 9, 2015

Figs. They’re sort of new to me. I don’t think I’ve ever eaten one before this year, when they were sat looking delicious at my fruit and veg man’s stall and I… Read More

Vegan Banana Bread
Banana

Cardamom Banana Bread

By On September 17, 2015

Banana bread. One of the cheapest, easiest, most singularly satisfying things that you can make in your oven. For me, banana bread brings with it memories Australia, of inhaling a slice of… Read More

Vegan Sea Salt Choc Chip Cookies
Almond Milk

Vegan Sea Salt Choc Chip Cookies

By On September 8, 2015

Cookies have never been my forte. Seriously. I’m just not that good at them, I don’t crave them, I don’t ever buy them and unless the cake tin is seriously depleted I’d… Read More

Vegan Rhubarb, Apple, Pistachio and Cardamom Crisp
Almonds

Rhubarb, Apple, Pistachio and Cardamom Crisp

By On July 21, 2015

I love crumbles. They’re quite literally the best desserts in the world. But what’s the difference between a crumble, a crisp and a cobbler? According to The Kitchn, a cobbler has a… Read More

Vegan Stewed Pears
Coconut oil

Ginger-Stewed Pears

By On April 30, 2015

We had spring here in Edinburgh; it was last week, and it lasted about 4 days. It was 18 degrees and TWICE I left the house without a jacket. I know; halcyon… Read More

Vegan Arroz con Leche Y Mango
Cardamom

Vegan Arroz con Leche and Mango Parfaits

By On October 9, 2014

When I’m putting together a menu (which is a fancy way of saying “when I’m trying to decide what to make for friends”), I’m a big fan of sticking to one cuisine… Read More

Vegan Lemon Drizzle Cake
Cakes

Vegan Lemon Drizzle Cake

By On September 14, 2014

When it comes to baking, less is often more. When you’re whipping up a tasty little something, you can add chocolate or cream or icing or cinnamon or caramel or more cream… Read More

Vegan No-bake Raspberry Coconut Bars
Almonds

No-Bake Raspberry Coconut Energy Bars

By On September 2, 2014

Sometimes, you need something with a hell of a lot of energy. Sometimes, it’s because you’re planning to hike up Ben Lomond (even if rain and fog stops you halfway up and… Read More