SPRING VEG TART – Simple ingredients transformed into something fun and...

  INGREDIENTS 2 sheets frozen puff pastry 2 tbsps olive oil 1 medium red onion, chopped 4 cloves garlic, minced 1 medium red bell pepper, thinly cut 16 slender asparagus spears,...

MINCE PIES – Easily home-made!

Recipe by Viva! 2016 INGREDIENTS Pastry 350g plain flour 90g white vegetable fat 90g vegan margarine Pinch of salt 2-3 tbsp cold water Soya or almond milk to glaze Filling 250g cooking apples 100g vegetable...

BRAISED ARTICHOKES with tomato coulis…

INGREDIENTS 2 lemons, halved 36 baby artichokes (1.4 kg) ¼ cup extra-virgin olive oil 6 garlic cloves, quartered lengthwise 2 carrots, thinly sliced on the bias 1 medium onion, thinly...

BLUEBERRY MINI MUFFINS – For a breakfast or snack that’s equal...

INGREDIENTS 2 cups whole wheat spelt flour 2 tsps baking powder ½ tsp salt 2 cups blueberries ½ cup vegetable oil ½ cup soy milk ½ cup maple syrup ¼ cup agave...

CHOCOLATE STOUT CAKE – Not a fan of bear or stout?...

Recipe by Clémence Moulaert   INGREDIENTS 200g self-raising flour 1 tsp baking powder 200g brown sugar 200ml stout 2-3 tbsp cocoa powder 75-100g dark, good quality chocolate, broken in pieces 2 tbsp margarine, melted 2...

STRAWBERRIES & CHOCOLATE PIE with toasted almond crust…

INGREDIENTS Crust: ¾ cup raw almonds ¼ cup coconut oil 3 tablespoons maple syrup ¼ teaspoon fine grain sea salt ½ cup oat flour 1 cup rolled oats Filling: 1 bag dark chocolate...

STUFFED MEDITERRANEAN LOAF – Makes a great centerpiece at a picnic...

INGREDIENTS 1 large loaf (around 1 kg), well done is better, as it needs to be hard on the outside tomato paste/puree/concentrate (if you want it...

CHOCOLATE TART WITH RHUBARB – Rich and decadent

INGREDIENTS 150ml soya milk 4 cardamom pods 4 tablespoons sugar 1 tablespoon cornflour 250 g dark chocolate (70%) 1 teaspoon vanilla extract Pastry 250g plain flour 125g icing sugar 1 teaspoon ground ginger 125g soya...

GINGER LATTE – Perfect for slow mornings…

Recipe by Minimalist Baker INGREDIENTS Ginger Syrup 1 ½ cups filtered water 1 cup organic cane or raw sugar 1 cup roughly chopped fresh ginger (~1 large knob) Latte 1 ½...

FRUIT CAKE – Orange & Pineapple topping

INGREDIENTS For the base: 3 Cups of rolled oats ¾ of a cup of almonds ¾ of a cup of hazlenuts 1 tsp of ginger 2 cups of sultanas 4 tbsp...