Ginger and Orange Humous

I didn’t think this was going to work quite as well as it does, but sometimes just trying things pays off. 3 spoons of tahini or peanut butter 5 spoons orange juice fresh. one finger of ginger clove of garlic toasted sesame seeds a glug of oil of choice chickpeas 300 grams cooked whizz and…

Cherry on Top Parfiat

Morello Cherrys are quite possibly my favorite things in the world. And this is a lovely little vegan and gluten free (orgrans-cookies) /or not desert for those of you looking to impress on a tight timescale. Starting with the left over cinnimon oats porrage at the bottom add a lump of yogurt, or cream, icing…

Glam Grains, Nuts and Seeds Desert

Something wonderful has happened, I have found a quick and impressive desert for dinner parties, and retreats. And best of all it is vegan, and gluten free if you use the right oats. Give a try…. Buckwheat flakes cooked/or leftover from porrage 6 Tablespoons chia seeds. 2 cups unsweetened coconut, almond or cashew milk. 1/2…

Miso Cucumber salad

For a truly wonderful taste of Summer that compliments any curry, try this one. Mandolin two cucumbers in to long thin slices, and add four spring onions finely chopped. Asian pear in thin spears, Sesame seeds toasted for the top. Dressing Tahini 1 tps, apple juice 3tsp, bunch of mint leaves, chilli to taste, and…

Vegan Blackberry and Apple Biscuits

I just needed to fill time while waiting for a play date with a overly excited son, so I suggested we make a cake, thinking “i quite fancy some cake!” but no the child was having none of it so here is the quick and fabulous invention that came about instead… 100g plain gluten free…

Summer Salad

Look what i found, lovely garden fairies have made me lunch. This is one of the most lovely things I have ever had on a plate. And at the risk of sounding like a dick, mostly picked from the garden. Watermelon, Strawberries, Cucumber, nasturtium flowers and leafs, Radishes, Mint, Olives, Leaves Mixed (preferably edible, but…

Mini Retreat Days

The workshops are a great way to get a day or just a morning off and get back to nature. With them starting at 10am or 11am, it is totally possible to nip down to for a day retreat in the forest. So why not grab a friend and make a day of it by…

Mega Mango and Turmeric Cheesecake

So I made this on the last retreat and it was possibly the most awesome desert EVER! I thought I had invited it but a quick search of the interweb reveals many others have had a similar moment of genesis. So here is a recipe that is a lot like mine only with measurements that…