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Roasted Vegetable & Mascarpone Lasagne

This Roasted Vegetable & Mascarpone Lasagne is the ultimate vegetarian dinner. A hot, gooey and bubbling lasagne fresh from the oven is all I want from a winter comfort meal. Layer up lasagne sheets with a roasted vegetable and soy mince tomato sauce, mascarpone besciamella and melting mozzarella. The crowning glory is yet more cheese, …

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Vegan Pistachio & Vanilla Salt Cookies

I consider these Vegan Pistachio & Vanilla Salt Chocolate Chip Cookies my greatest contribution to society so far. They’re… VEGAN NO SPECIAL FLOURS ZERO COCONUT OIL NO FLAXSEEDS, CHIA SEEDS, BANANAS OR APPLESAUCE FREE FROM COMMERCIAL EGG REPLACERS These vegan cookies spread beautifully. This is thanks to @sarah_kieffer and her revolutionary #bangonapan pan-banging technique. Finally, …

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Ugandan Matoke (Spicy Green Banana Mash)

My eyes light up whenever I see a bunch of little green bananas in my local market. It means Ugandan Matoke (Spicy Green Banana Mash) is on the menu! They’re not the regular unripe green bananas we eat every day. They’re Matoke; A staple carbohydrate loved by millions across East Africa and Uganda in particular. …

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Vegan Raspberry Jam Doughnuts with Cardamom Sugar

Vegan Raspberry Jam Doughnuts with Cardamom Sugar. Try saying that with a mouth full of doughnut! I have a soft spot for doughnuts. Doesn’t everyone? My allegiance lies with the pillowy, jam-filled variety with a light sugar coating. It has to be caster sugar as opposed to powdery icing sugar and the jam *must* be …

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Squash & Mascarpone Pasta with Crispy Kalettes

This creamy pasta makes for a satisfying one-bowl dinner. It’s the ultimate comfort food and has just a tingle of spice to keep you warm. The pasta is combined with a silky roasted butternut squash and mascarpone sauce before being topped with crispy kalettes (little kale sprouts) and fried sage. I can’t think of anything …

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Sticky, Crispy Chilli Khichi (Gujarati Rice Flour Dumplings)

The pregnancy cravings are real, people. Indian savoury snacks are my weakness. They include, but aren’t limited to: Dhokra, samosas, khichi, muthiya, idli, chakri, upma and bhajia. Simple things I’ve never made too often at home, but in the last 5 months I’ve taken the time to satisfy my cravings with the proper home-cooked versions. …

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