Crispy chocolate, banana and peanut butter torte

WHY SO EASY?!  Vegan pudding including chocolate, banana, peanut butter, with a nod to childhood in the form of a rice crispy base? Hell yeah.  I’ll be honest, I’m making up amounts as I do it by eye, so I’ll to give other tips. Ingredients For the base: 250g (approx.) dark chocolate (I use either…

Dutch pancakes

York has a brand new and excellent pancake house. It’s run by a couple (I think) and they really care about their business and their customers. Rumour has it that they felt terrible turning away a vegan who had visited for a pancake, and so set about making a vegan and gluten free pancake that…

Vegan carrot cake

This is so good. We’ve had to stop making it because it’s too easy to eat. I like to make it in a square tin and cut it into square portions. Square square square.  Ingredients 260g or 2 1/4 cups plain flour (I use 200g white and 60g wholemeal) 3 teaspoons baking powder 1 teaspoon…

Chocolate Ganache Pots

Two ingredients, you hear me, TWO. People always say they “can’t believe these are vegan”, which I think is meant to be a compliment, despite the fact that the underlying assumption is that vegan food is disgusting and “I can’t believe these taste so good” is really the deal. I don’t have a picture, so…

Chocolate Cake

One of the hardest parts of being vegan, for me, is people giving you fruit salads for dessert. I’m not even joking, I get like 12 portions for fruit and veg a day, and when someone arrives with melon and grapes arranged on a plate, calling it pudding, it gets annoying.  I love  fruit and…