• Vegan Sticky Toffee Pudding
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    Vegan Sticky Toffee Pudding

    This recipe was one of the easiest one to get veganized; my Vegan Sticky Toffee Pudding turned out just great from the 1st take on it. Now it is one of the ultimate desserts in our household. I promise you will fall in love with this recipe as well! Enjoy and let me know how it turned out ;) Preparation time: 30 min Cooking time: 30 min Per servings: 5 servings Vegan Sticky Toffee Pudding ingredients: 200 g Dates (pitted) 370 ml boiling water 1 tsp baking soda 250 g vegan butter 150 g sugar 2 tbsp chia seeds (bloomed in 6 tbsp water) 1 tbsp vanilla extract 1 tsp baking…

  • Healthy vegan carrot cake
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    Healthy Vegan Carrot Cake

    Carrot cake is something that most people are familiar with from childhood. It's a must have dessert in most cafeterias and a beloved cake that you mum cooks on occasion. But did you know that it can easily be done vegan? Or that it can actually be made healthier, i.e. less sugar? Oh yeah, that's definitely true and by popular demand - here is the recipe of my Healthy Vegan Carrot Cake! Preparation time: 15 min Cooking time: 30 min Per servings: 10 servings Carrot cake ingredients: 1 1/6 cups Bread Flour 1/2 tsp Baking Powder 1/4 tsp Salt 1 tsp Group Cinnamon 1/2 tsp Ground Nutmeg 1 1/6 cups…

  • Corn Coconut Cream Soup
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    Corn Coconut Cream Soup

    Late August is the corn season and what can be better than the old-fashioned corn soup? Yes, corn soup with coconut cream! Enjoy! Preparation time: 1 hour Cooking time: 40 min Per servings: 4 bowls Ingredients: 3 large onions (half paysanne cut) 4 corns (nibs off) 1 Bouquet Garni (2 dry bay leaves, 10 peppercorns, 2 fresh thyme springs) 5 L of water/vegetable stock 1/2 lemon juice 1/2 can coconut cream 1 box silken tofu Parsley & dill for garnish (brunoise cut) Equipment & tools: Blender Sieve Cheese cloth Twine Directions: 1. Prepare all the mirepoix for the soup. 2. Caramelize slightly the onions (do not let them turn brown).…

  • Silken tofu
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    Silken tofu

    It is so easy to make silken tofu at home that I just don't know what's the reason for selling it in the supermarkets, and there are also so many applications to it. You can silken tofu to your soup, or make a salad dressing with it ala Aioli. You can also have Silken Tofu as a desert. Which is the way it is presented on the picture here. Enjoy! Preparation time: 2 days Cooking time: 30 min Per servings: 4 cups Ingredients: 1 cup dry soybeans 5 cups water app. 1 tsp Gypsum Equipment & tools: Blender Sieve Cheese cloth Steamer Directions: Take 1 cup of organic dry soybeans…

  • Avocado-apple spread
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    Avocado-apple spread

    Avocado, avocado, avocado... If you follow my recipes and blogs, you already know just how complicated my relationship with avocado used to be and how IN LOVE with it I am today. This recipe is another variation on my favourite guacamole... maybe one day I will gather the courage and share with you the recipe of my guacamole, which as you might guess, is not the classical version :P Meanwhile, please enjoy my avocado-apple spread, savoury and sweet and just perfect for a Sunday breakfast or a brunch! Preparation time: 10 min Cooking time: 2 min Per servings: 2 Ingredients: 2 small/medium avocados 1/2 medium apple (I use Honeycrisp variety;…

  • Acocado hummus
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    Avocado hummus

    My relationship with hummus was never that straight forward, same as with avocado actually… Hummus comes in a standard set of dips in the famous Cyprus meze, but I just never had been a fan of it… it tasted way too astringent for me. Same with avocado, I tried it the first time on its own, just scooping a full spoon of it, and it felt blend, fat and tasteless to be totally honest… Only when I tried hummus for the first time in the Middle East, I realized that there is a huge difference between the fresh hummus and the supermarket packaged hummus. Fresh hummus, Middle Eastern style is…

  • Choco Mousse Cake
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    Choco Mousse Cake

    I am a huge fan of chocolate and tried tones of deserts with chocolate incorporated in them, but this Choco Mousse Cake is by far the best variation! Yes, it does take time to cook and yes, the difficulty level is high for this recipe. However, if you follow the measurements provided below and my instructions EXACTLY, there is nothing for you to worry about. Don’t panic, but always remember that baking is a science and even a small alteration from the course laid out will lead to a completely different result. *The only modification from this recipe, that I can assure you is safe to make is the size…

  • Baked aubergine
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    Baked aubergine

    Preparation time: 40 min Cooking time: 30 min Per: 2 servings Ingredients: 2 large aubergines 1 tbsp Olive oil 1 spring of fresh oregano - minced 1 string of fresh thyme - minced 1 clove of garlic - minced Juice of 1/2 lemon 1/2 cup pomegranate seeds (preferable seedless) 1/4 cup of crushed walnuts 1/2 cup of vegan feta cheese (I used "Sheese" by Bute Island Foods) Salt to your taste Equipment & tools: Chef’s knife Cutting board Oven, set to 350F (fan mode) Tongs Tbsp Brush Food processor Instructions: Preheat the oven. Cut the aubergines in half and make small insertions inside (cross cut). Spread the olive oil on the cross cut…

  • Ranchero mexican hot sauce recipe
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    RANCHERO MEXICAN HOT SAUCE

    Ranchero sauce is one of the most versatile and easiest to cook Mexican sauces. By cooking it yourself, not only you are 100% sure of the quality of ingredients used, but you can also regulate the “spiciness level” to your taste! Enjoy my quick video guide on how to prepare the Ranchero sauce and the text recipe version below. Let me know what do you think and which version is your favourite ;) Preparation time: 15 min Cooking time: 15 min Per: 4 servings Nutrition per serving: - 108 kCal - Fats - 7.5g - Carbohydrate - 10.5g - Proteins - 2.1 g Ingredients: 3 cups of chopped in small…

  • falafel
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    FALAFEL

    Falafel is definitely one of my favourite vegan dishes. It is filling and delicious, and is enjoyed by omnivores as well. If your non-vegan friends are joining you for a meal, and you are not sure what to cook for them, so they do not feel under pressure to eat plant-based food - opt for Falafel! It is an ultimate go-to meal! Preparation time: 4h 10 min Cooking time: 20 min Per: 3 servings Nutrition per serving: - 785 kCal - Fats - 36g - Carbohydrate - 91g - Proteins - 28 g Ingredients: 2 cups of chickpeas 3/4 cup of diced white onion 1 clove of garlic Juice of half a…