Did I mention before that making soya milk leaves you with heaps of left over pulp? This pulp, called okara, is full of goodness and protein. I refuse to ditch into my caddy (food waste bin), so every week I have to come up with more recipes to use it up. It’s not easy. And… Continue reading Vegan okara "chicken"
There is something cosy and homely about fresh pasta. Not that it was something often made in my home, but somehow it brings some kind of nostalgia. For simpler life? Italy? Sun and a slower pace of life? When people had time to enjoy cooking and eating meals together. Or maybe it’s a sign of… Continue reading Homemade vegan pasta
If you bake sourdough bread, you will always have loads of discarded sourdough from weekly feedings. I used to put it in my caddy (food waste bin), but this is no longer the case! These vegan cheese crackers are delicious and take care of your excess sourdough beautify. Actually, these crackers are so nice, that… Continue reading Vegan Sourdough Cheese Crackers with Herbs
Whether you treat it as a starter, a quick lunch (or brunch) or a supper, it will always light up your day. Full of flavours and Italian sunshine, it’s perfect on a lazy Sunday afternoon or on a grey autumn London evening. Quick and easy to make, bruschetta is one of my favourites. Here’s what… Continue reading Vegan mouth-watering Bruschetta
Making soya milk once a week leaves me with heaps of okara – a left over soya pulp. It’s definitely too good to throw away. Most of the fiber in the ground soybeans remains in okara, along with significant amounts of protein and other nutrients including calcium. There’s plenty you can make from okara.… Continue reading Vegan Okara cinnamon cookies
1. Swap shower gel and hand wash gel for a bar of soap That’s probably the easiest, yet one of the most effective ways to reduce plastic waste in your life. Hand wash and shower gels made a sneaky entry into our lives and they are a big contributor to the global plastic pollution. A… Continue reading 5 ways to cut plastic out from your personal hygiene routine
Tahini is an essential ingredient of hummus. I have been making home made hummus for years now, but used to buy tahini, always moaning how expensive it was. But you can’t really make hummus without it. So, tough luck, as some people may say., I had to buy it. Until I’ve decided enough is enough.… Continue reading Homemade Tahini Paste Recipe