World Vegan Day – Top 10 most vegan-friendly cities throughout the UK!

My regular readers will remember me taking part in Veganuary.  The month taught me such a lot and I was able to substitute a lot of products. Read about them here.  The popularity of vegetarianism Read More …

Veganuary Journey – Bhel Boats using Soft Tacos

I bought these vegan soft tacos to serve chili in but ended up using them to make a quick concoction of my version of bhel.   Well most of my  Gujarati friends will make bhel out of Read More …

Veganuary Journey – Tofu and Peas Vegan Curry (Mutter Tofu)

Christmas holidays have been a fun time for me as the children have been home. I always love it when they request their favourite meals. So my younger son wanted to eat mutter paneer (peas and paneer) I had to look for a vegan substitute for my older son who is a vegan. He suggested that we use tofu instead of paneer for curry and together we developed this recipe. Read More …

Simple yet delicious vegan substitutes

As I’ve been exploring vegan cooking, I’ve been looking at vegan substitutions. Realistically, this isn’t all that difficult as much authentic vegetarian cuisine of the type I write about is either vegan already, or can be made vegan with some simple and delicious substitutions… Read More …

Tortilla Soup or Cheats recipe for Dall Dhokli

Ever since I  got the Instant Pot, I have been cooking more lentils and beans as they are so easy and quick to cook in the IP.  The  Instant  Pot(IP) is a pressure cooker but can Read More …

Special Vegetarian Biryani in Instant Pot

This biryani is a great favourite of ours and the recipe for making it without the Instant pot (IP)  is here.  The  Instant  Pot (IP) is a pressure cooker but can also be used as a Read More …

Curried Black Eyed Peas/beans (Chora) in the Instant pot

Making  curried Black eyed peas/ or as some people call them -black eyed beans  is very similar to cooking other lentils in the IP. Black eyed  beans  are full of protein and easy to cook and Read More …

How to deal with the Hummus crisis

A month ago UK suffered a Hummus crisis  as some of the major supermarkets had to remove hummus from their shelves due to a “production issue”.  It seemed that the hummus they sold  had a metallic taste to it. Read More …