Brunch and pancakes go hand in hand. Add some creamy garlic mushrooms and I think you’ll struggle to find a more satisfying midday dish. This is joining the “back to basics” folder of recipes. Simple mush mix and an even … Continue reading
Category Archives: brunch
Faux samo with sorrel and potato
Cheat samosas! When I whipped these up originally is was one of those evenings where deliveroo was looking mighty tempting but I managed to scroll on by and raid the fridge leftovers instead. The sorrel leaves quietly wilting away were … Continue reading
Tofu wrapped in tofu! A delectable stuffed beancurd roll
I’m sure I contradict myself weekly with proclamations of “this is by far my favourite dish to make” but I love food so much 😂 and every dish presents new culinary joy and a flurry of love flows from said … Continue reading
Choccy sweet potato, maple and oat loaf
The banana bread recipe was so well received that I said I’d introduce you to another weekend favourite that is virtually impossible to mess up. It’s much richer than the banana bread so feel free to add less choc chips … Continue reading
I estimate that in all the years I’ve been posting recipes I’ve had no more than a handful of sweet treats in the mix. I’m definitely of the savoury persuasion. Pass me a bowl of mash and I’m overcome with … Continue reading
Oh for the love of a vegan sausage brunch !
Oh for the love of brunch! What’s not to love about a sharing dish on a lazy Sunday. V sausages were front and centre this morning. Every week I seem to conjure up a different sausage recipe (AKA whatever I … Continue reading
The best tofu scramble quesadillas
Tofu scramble quesadillas are probably the brunch I whip up most often. Always a crowd pleaser when served as a sharing platter. They take no time at all and are utterly scrumptious. I must have 20 variations of this dish … Continue reading
Buckwheat and hazelnut pancakes with a chocolate orange sauce
A “hearty” breakfast this morning! Pun most definitely intended. Buckwheat flour, hazelnut milk, maple syrup and vanilla pancakes. Equal measures of milk and flour with a drizzle of maple syrup and vanilla essence. Blitz in a nutri bullet. I used … Continue reading
Spicy red cabbage with goji berries and hazelnuts
Christmas or not I love a good red cabbage and this is by far my favourite combo. The colours, the flavours and the sneaky shortcuts without losing the taste. Take half a red cabbage finely chopped, 3 scallion, 4 beets … Continue reading
Savoury spelt pancakes with a creamy mushroom stuffing
There’s something so comforting about pancakes and with a batter that take two minutes it’s all the better. I always use this recipe (equal measure flour and plant milk) and just switch it up with vanilla, agave etc if I’m … Continue reading
Beet and avo tartare
A slightly messy but delicious beet and avo tartare. Super quick and easy to construct and always looks fancier than it is. I had some leftover cooked beets so I just cubed them and seasoned with balsamic reduction, salt, pepper … Continue reading
Spicy vegan sausage rolls with black bean hummus
These look sort of fancy but are absolutely the opposite. Super quick sausage rolls with black bean hummus. I grilled four of Dees delicious gluten free vegan sausages and then grabbed two tortillas which I halved and spread a little … Continue reading
Vegan brunch rolls
Jus-Rol pastry helping me food cheat and look fancy since 199…. well for a long time. Quickedy quick little vegan brunch rolls. I filled them with Moodley Manors vegan bacon that I just sautéed in a pan. I added a … Continue reading
Tofu scramble quesadillas
I love a good sharing plate! Super quick rainbow salad and tofu quesadillas. The side salad contains red pepper, yellow courgette, bok choi, mango, halzenuts, red onion, pomegranate seeds and sesame seeds but the dressing is the clincher here. Newgrange … Continue reading
Bagel with the works
Bagel alert! Who said salads are boring ?! Toasted bagel topped with smashed chickpeas dressed in minced garlic, salt, pep and a drizzle of agave, carrot, red and white cabbage and scallions with a spoon of rebelchilli , cucumber rolls … Continue reading
Cheesy teriyaki toasties
Ah simple toasties. I toasted arbutus bread topped with melted vegan mozzarella from the lovely Bob of little green leaf, tofu stripes and chopped asparagus sautéed in a pan after being marinated in a teriyaki dressing and finally my favourite … Continue reading
Rainbow brunch burrito
Epic open burrito station for brunch today. No recipe really just oodles of rainbow veg hanging out together. Tortillas topped with spicy broccoli rice, aduki beans heated through with a little drizzle of lemon and minced garlic, mushrooms, cherry toms, … Continue reading
Holy moly granoly….
Picture perfect morning run earlier. Now it’s time to get my granola making on…. I panic if my jar is running low. My secret ingredient is… Leftover pulp from whatever juice I’m making. This morning it was apple, lime and … Continue reading
AVOcini anyone ?
Who needs arancinis when you can make “AVOcinis” ha ha ha. I’d really love to think I invented this today but im sure there’s lots lurking online somewhere else too. Avocado stuffed with Moodley Manor bacon that I chopped up … Continue reading
Fifty shades of orange
I promise this tasted delicious despite its monochromatic appearance. A real case of grab all the fridge leftovers. Cheesy sweet potato and green onion mash (using art of zen foods violife range) topped with yummy guacamole. Mash your cooked sweet … Continue reading
Baked cabbage and shallot fritters with dill and cucumber violife vegan cream cheese
The ingredients used in this dish are super versatile. If fritters aren’t your thing then you can just eat as is and have yourself a delicious cabbage, ginger and dill salad. I would normally add some cucumber here if that’s … Continue reading
Last brunch of 2015! One pan three cheese wonder
Last brunch of the year woo hoo! It just had to be a one pan three cheese wonder. Simple, scrumptious sharing dish. Into a heated and oiled pan I popped: Chopped veggie sausages and seitan Crumbled tofu Spinach Canellini beans … Continue reading
Sausage and bean casserole with a spicy kick
Hearty comfort food at its most delectable! Who doesn’t love simple, tasty recipes with just a handful of ingredients. I was too busy digging into this one pot wonder to take many pics but I see that as a positive … Continue reading
A vegan brunch sandwich to beat all brunch sanwiches!
If there was an imaginary medal for “best sharing brunch sandwich while watching the rugby World Cup” this would take gold. I was giggling with excitement constructing this. Grab a large loaf of arbutus bread and get layering: (photos below … Continue reading
Super green pancakes topped with pomegranate, beets, asparagus and a broccoli/avocado puree.
What this dish lacks in finesse it makes up for tenfold in flavour. I came back from a lovely morning run in the sun absolutely ravenous…. Beans on toast were looking like the fall out option but I pushed on … Continue reading
The perfect vegan crumpet! Simply delightful….
Oh crumpets you are simply delightful! Even saying the word makes me smile. I made a handful of crumpets yesterday that were quickly devoured by hungry mouths so I decided to shake it up this evening with the leftover batter … Continue reading
Bank holiday brunch burrito bowls!
Bank holiday brunch burrito bowls! I could have eaten 5 of these they are so good. For the bowl: Heat a tortilla in a pan Remove and drizzle with olive oil, Garlic and chilli powder. Place an oven proof bowl … Continue reading
Brunch kebabs, smoked potatoes, tofu scramble and vegan tartare sauce
Quick and delicious veggie brunch kebabs with roasted smoked paprika potatoes, cheesy tofu scramble and vegan tartare sauce left over from the other night. Chop and skewer veg of choice and cube 2 potatoes. Pop both into the oven at … Continue reading
Rosewater and coconut porridge with mint, date syrup and orange
The rain this morning had me running for a hearty bowl of porridge but not any sort of porridge a middle Eastern inspired bowl of yumminess. 1 cup of oats 1 cup of coconut milk (I used tinned because I’m … Continue reading
Vegan pancakes filled with creamy garlic mushrooms and leeks
Pancakes bring me such joy! It was a toss up (pun intended) whether I would start savoury or sweet but it was difficult to resist my favourite… Creamy garlic mushrooms and leeks. I love pancakes and eat them all year … Continue reading
Baked polenta cake, oven roasted toms, creamy mushrooms and wild garlic pesto.
I had a 5 star mushroom experience with this dish thanks to Ballyhoura. I sautéed them like they were precious jewels ha ha. Oh the flavours! Introducing baked polenta cake with oven roasted cherry toms, wild garlic pesto and a … Continue reading
This brunch deserves a medal!
This brunch has most definitely landed itself a podium position! Yummmmmeeeeee…. Cheesey tofu scramble on a toasted wholemeal bap topped with garlic spinach, creamy thyme mushroom mash and tomatoes along with an epic serving of asparagus wrapped in Moodley Manor … Continue reading
Brunch of champions! Smoked tofu, carrot top pesto, creamy polenta and garlic basil mushrooms
Simple tasty brunch! Smoked tofu and carrot top pesto, creamy mozzarella polenta topped with garlic and basil mushrooms and a little cup of potatoes, tomatoes and scallions in a sweet chilli sauce. For the polenta: 3:1 ratio of boiling water:polenta … Continue reading