Vegan GF Chocolate Tart

This one was fabulous and the retreat just about bit my hand off. Base 300g Almonds ground 1/2 cup Cacaco powder 1/3 cup of maple syrup 3 tbsp melted coconut oil Filling 1 can of coconut milk 200g Vegan Chocolate Melt the chocolate and coconut milk together and pour in the chilled base. So easy…

Aduki, Chestnut and Red Wine Ragu

Onion fried Garlic Fried Aduki beans 300gram Fresh chestnuts baked and peeled 150grams Green peppers 2 big pieces Carrots 2 big pieces Celery 2 sticks finely chopped Fresh tomatoes 400grams Parsley rosemary and thyme Cup of red wine Fry the veggies add the tomatoes, wine and chestnuts last. Reduce for two hours at least topping…

Tahini Pineapple, Tomato and Chilli Chutney

This was used as a side dish to the Spinach and Chickpea curry on my new forest retreat. It was inspired by a ripe pineapple, what more can i say, sometimes ripeness is the mother of invention. Pineapple chopped into rough pieces 2-3cms (please remember the centre and the skin of it is not good…