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Vegan Vanilla Slice

Ingredients: 2 sheets of puff pastry 1 cup castor sugar ¾ cup cornflour ½ cup custard powder 1 litre soy milk 60 grams margarine 2 teaspoons vanilla essence   Bake pastry sheets on baking trays, lightly sprayed with oil at 200oC for six minutes or until lightly browned.  Remove from the oven, allow to cool […]

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Lemon lavender ladies

Lemon & Lavender Ladies

2 tablespoons of fresh lavender flowers (off the stem) 1½ cups Self Raising Flour 100 grams table spread ¼ cup raw sugar 1 tablespoon freshly squeezed lemon juice 2 tablespoons rice malt 1 teaspoon grated lemon zest ½ teaspoon salt Soak the lavender flowers to remove any dust or insects Pat dry between paper towels […]

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Cabbage Moussaka

Purple Cabbage Moussaka

Ingredients: Olive oil for frying ½ purple cabbage roughly chopped 1 brown onion roughly chopped 1 carrot roughly chopped 2 teaspoons crushed garlic 100 ml white wine 100 ml crushed tomato 1 litre of faux beef stock 1 cinnamon quill 1 teaspoon dried oregano 4 sprigs of thyme 1 medium sized eggplant 2 medium sized […]

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Spiced Dhal Soup

Spiced Dhal Soup

Ingredients: Vegetable oil to fry 1 carrot peeled & chopped 2 celery sticks – sliced 1 onion chopped 2 cups of red lentils – rinsed & drained 2.5 teaspoon of crushed ginger 2.5 teaspoon ground cumin 1 teaspoon cayenne pepper 1 teaspoon turmeric 2 litres of vegetable stock Vegan sour cream to garnish Freshly chopped […]

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Silverbeet potato and garlic soup

Silverbeet, Potato and Garlic Soup

2 tablespoons crushed garlic 1 bunch of silverbeet 6 large potatoes, peeled and diced 6 cups vegetable stock ¼ cup non-dairy milk 1 teaspoon oil Chipotle Tabasco sauce to serve (optional) Alternatively to serve; a dollop of vegan sour cream and chopped parsley Heat oil & sauté garlic for 30 seconds. Add potatoes and stir. […]

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Sweet & Sour Cherry Cake

Ingredients: 2 ½ cups of plain flour 2 teaspoons baking powder 1 teaspoon baking soda ¼ teaspoon salt 2 tablespoons Vitarium (sugar free) strawberry drinking mix (you could just use 2 tablespoons of raw sugar if you don’t have this) 330 grams (1 can) sweetened condensed milk 1 cup water 2 tablespoons white vinegar 2 […]

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Roast Pumpkin & ‘Fetta’ Filled Naan Bread

Roast Pumpkin & ‘fetta’ filled Naan bread 1.     Cut up a quarter of a pumpkin into cubes & roast. Allow to cool completely. 2.     Make my ‘fetta’ (recipe on website under Misc) 3.     **You could make both of these the day before** Make Naan bread dough 2 ½ cups of plain flour 2 teaspoon of […]

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Stoofvlees (Belgian)

Vegan Stoofvlees

I use about 300 grams of homemade seitan chunks, but you could use Lamyongs mushroom chunks or other mock meats. Plain flour for dusting Margarine for frying Vegetable oil for frying 1 large onion chopped 2 teaspoons crushed garlic 2 tablespoons of red wine vinegar 1 stubbie of beer – I use VB (375 ml) 2-3 […]

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Spinach, tofu & polenta slice

Polenta, Spinach & Curried Tofu Slice

1 block of firm tofu crumbled & marinated in some olive oil & curry powder overnight. Don’t be shy with the curry powder! Make sure all the tofu is well covered 1 chopped onion 2 tsp minced garlic ¼ tsp cayenne 1 large bunch of spinach (but you could substitute with silverbeet – stalks removed […]

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