Plant based Paella

Paella is a Spanish rice dish originally from Valencia. It is one of the best-known dishes in Spanish cuisine, uses a short-grain rice cultivated in the eastern parts of Spain. which absorbs…

focaccia

Focaccia bread

Focaccia is a flat oven-baked Italian bread made using the same recipe as pizza dough. Served as an antipasto, appetiser, table bread, or snack.You can add your own toppings. This…

Pasta Dough

This recipe creates a plant based pasta dough which is used to Pasta sheets, they can then be used for Ravioli, Tagliatelle, Noodles or even Gyoza. Make the pasta dough…

Waldorf Salad

Waldorf Salad

This salad was first presented at the Waldorf Astoria Hotel in 1893. The Waldorf salad recipe is deliciously simple, consisting of chopped apples, celery, grapes, and toasted walnuts in a…

Pizza dough

In a jug, mix 7gm of yeast into 650ml of lukewarm water and leave for a few minutes to activate. Mix the strong bread flour and semolina flour together and…

Oat Flapjacks

Oat Flapjacks

These basic flapjacks are made to satisfy a sweet tooth or provide energy when out on a cycle (see my other site Zozibike for gpx cycle routes ?). It's simply…

Marmite Palmiers

Marmite Palmiers, the perfect thing to make with left over puff pastry. whatever puff pastry you have left , open up and spread with marmite. Ideally a rectangle, fold rectangle…

pilau rice

Pilau Rice

Doing a curry? don't cook just Basmati rice. Simply add these 5 spices and herbs into the boiling water of the rice to get a great tasting Pilau rice.1) Bay…

Yorkshire Parkin

Yorkshire Parkin

Yorkshire Parkin is a gingery, oaty sticky sweet cake. and improves with time in't tin.Its a traditional cake from Yorkshire, best eaten at Bonfire night and autumn days, it has…

Onion bhaji

These Onion bhajis are an easy side dish to make from 3 onions, spices, gram flour (chickpea flour) and a little cornflour, ready in about 20 mins. Put the gram…

french salad dressing on salad

French dressing

I've based this french dressing on the Avoca Cafe Kilmacanogue french dressing, we like it with less oil, less sweetness and more vinegar and to veganise it, the honey was…

tomato salza

Tomato Salsa

This is a very quick and refreshing tomato salsa with a coriander and lime and olive oil dressing. Finely chop the cucumber, red onion,pepper, tomatoes, chilli and coriander  - mix…