Large Meals

Coconut & Satay Broccoli Soup

Coconut and satay broccoli soup, with a drizzle of olive oil, beer nuts, and coriander, served in a blue freckled bowl, surrounded by crusty bread and half of a fresh lime

This coconut and satay broccoli soup is creamy yet light, with fragrant and nutty satay flavours, and a touch of zesty lime. I’ve recently developed an addiction to snacking on raw broccoli dipped in satay sauce. I was trying to work out how to get this moreish flavour combination into a recipe when I came […]

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Smoky Baked Beans with Herby Potatoes

A small cast-iron pan with smoky baked beans, a side of herby potatoes, and garnished with avocado, parsley, and a slice of lemon

These chunky, smoky baked beans with herby potatoes make a perfectly satisfying treat for brunch one weekend, or an easy mid-week lunch or dinner. You can use the potatoes to scoop up the beans like a huge chip. Get in on the action and get your hands dirty people, it will taste so much better! […]

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Extra-Smoky Pulled Jackfruit Gyros

Three pulled jackfruit gyros with lemon, dairy-free yoghurt and salad, served with lemon wedges on a wooden chopping board

If you think that eating a plant-based diet means that you can’t eat gyros any more – think again! Just because I’m vegan, that’s not to say I don’t like them. I just like mine ethically made, and these delicious, extra-smoky pulled jackfruit gyros with smokey BBQ sauce certainly deliver. It’s mind-blowing how much the […]

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Jacket Potatoes with Chipotle-Tamari Mushrooms & Carrot Salad

Jacket Potatoes with Chipotle-Tamari Mushrooms, Carrot Salad, and vegan mayonnaise on a decorative white plate

These jacket potatoes with chipotle-tamari mushrooms and carrot salad bring a new age twist to this old school goodness. The potatoes are baked until golden brown, smeared with mayonnaise, and loaded with the kind of toppings that will excite your senses and make you feel all cozy like you’re back in your mumma’s womb. Okay, […]

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Indonesian White Bean Gado Gado

A colourful bowl of Indonesian white bean gado gado served with a lime wedge, chopsticks, and peanut sauce

Indonesian white bean Gado Gado is one of my all-time favourite salads. A flavoursome bowl of fresh, crisp vegetables and tofu, drizzled with a spicy and nutty peanut dressing. It’s traditionally made with potatoes and egg, but I save some cooking time by making it with white beans. These have a texture quite similar to […]

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Pulled Jackfruit Gyros

Three pulled jackfruit gyros with lemon, dairy-free yoghurt and salad, served with lemon wedges on a wooden chopping board

If you think that eating a plant-based diet means that you can’t eat gyros any more – think again! Just because I’m vegan, that’s not to say I don’t like them. I just like mine ethically made, and these delicious pulled jackfruit gyros with BBQ sauce certainly deliver. It’s mind-blowing how much the texture and […]

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Powergreens Bowl with Pea, Spinach, & Tofu

Powergreens bowl with pea, spinach, tofu and dukkah served in a white ceramic bowl, next to crusty bread, half a lemon, and a small bowl of dukkah

My dad always has had his pride and joy: his organic veggie patch and fruit trees. As a kid, and when spinach was in season, my mum used to make me big a powergreens bowl of blended spinach with mashed potatoes which she called spinacha. It was my absolute favourite food, and I’d always ask […]

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Meaty, Nut Neatballs

Neat nutballs, served with fresh basil, homemade tomato sauce, and spaghetti in a speckled blue ceramic bowl with a small wooden serving spoon

Get your vegan meaty, nut neatballs right here! They’re delicious and incredibly addictive. I dare you not to try a few straight out of the hot pan. When I switched to a plant-based diet, I was surprised to realise that from all my old favourite meat dishes, the flavours rarely come from the meat. Instead, […]

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Mediterranean Soba Noodle Salad

Mediterranean soba noodle salad with roasted eggplant and cherry tomatoes, topped with toasted pine nuts and basil leaves, plated on a large white plate with a set of timber chopsticks and served with a glass of white wine

In Japan, soba noodles are traditionally served cold to enhance their texture, making them the perfect base for a salad. But, who said they had to be Japanese flavoured? Surely we can have a Mediterranean soba noodle salad! I dressed the noodles in my favourite European flavours: balsamic and maple roasted eggplant, blistered tomatoes, and fresh […]

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Chilli Smoked Tofu & Peanut Salad

Chilli smoked tofu and peanut in a blue bowl with wooden chopsticks, with a small bowl of black rice to the side

Inspired by a dish I fell in love with about ten years ago at a Sichuan restaurant, this chilli smoked tofu and peanut salad combines with a freshness and crunchiness that makes this a winning recipe, my friends. And best of all, it takes just ten minutes to prepare with zero cooking required! The restaurant […]

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