Perfect dumpling dough (vegan of course!)

In my family, we ate dumplings at least once a week. Sweet with seasonal berries (I will never forget the taste of dumplings with wild blueberries!) or savoury with cheese, potatoes, wild mushrooms or anything else you could think of. All versions were absolutely delicious, none of them vegan… I’ve always loved dumplings and could…

Vegan tofu & potato dumplings

This is a veganised version of traditional Polish dumplings. They are legendary 🙂 This recipe makes around 50 dumplings. So, about 2 portions 😉 Ingredients: dumpling dough (recipe here) 3 cooked medium / large potatoes 120g tofu (I use my homemade tofu) 1 chopped and fried onion salt and pepper oil 2-3 chopped onions 3…

Otford to Eynsford walk (Kent)

With days getting longer and warmer there’s nothing better than escaping the hustle and bustle of the city and going for a day-long walk. I love those walks. They don’t quite heel my longing for mountain hiking but can quiet it down for a bit. This particular walk is 8.8 miles (14.1 km) long and…

Home made tofu

Home made tofu is easy, cheap and really tasty. Its texture is softer, more delicate. Tofu is used extensively in plant based cooking. You can fry it and add to a stir-fry, make vegan “scrambled eggs” with it or eat it on a slice of home baked bread (delicious!). Here’s how to make it. What…

Home made soya milk

I stopped drinking cow’s milk a long time ago. Then went through a period of searching for my favourite plant-based store-bought milk. And there is a lot to choose from! Soya, oat, hemp (I was almost addicted to the subtle sweetness of hemp milk for a while), rice, almond… I am sure there is more…