Monday, 16 December 2013

Tofu and red onion pastry

Makes 4:
Ready rolled puff-pastry (4 squares)
Olive oil (1 tbsp)
Red onion (1 large, finely sliced)
Tofu (200g - crumbled)
Soy sauce (1 tbsp)
Curry powder (1 tsp)

1) Preheat the oven to 200C/390F/Gas 6.
2) Cook the onion in olive oil, over a low heat, until soft.
3) Add the tofu, soy sauce and curry powder and cook for a couple of minutes.
4) Spoon the onion and tofu mixture into the centre of each pastry, leaving the edges clear. Wrap them.
5) Bake for 15-20 minutes until golden.

Monday, 9 December 2013

Vegan Cake

For the last couple of months I've been trying to bake the perfect vegan cake, fluffy, light and moist... and here it is :)

Makes 1 cake:
All-purpose flour (1 1/2 cup)
Baking powder (2 tsp)
Extra virgin olive oil (1/2 cup)
Maple syrup (1/2 cup)
Water (1/2 cup)
Lemon (juice of 1)

1) Preheat the oven to 180° C (350° F).
2) Line a small cake pan.
3) Mix together all ingredients, except the lemon juice, in a large bowl. Add the lemon juice and mix well.
4) Pour the batter into the prepared cake pan, bake for 30 to 35 minutes, until the top is golden brown.

Tuesday, 3 December 2013

Strawberry-chia-coconut smoothie

And the first Provamel experience: a refreshing dairy-free smoothie filled with strawberries, chia seeds and a great coconut taste!

Serves 2:
Strawberries (100g - frozen)
Chia seeds (1 tsp)
Rice and coconut drink (400 ml - Provamel)

1) Blend strawberries, chia and coconut rice milk until smooth.

Monday, 2 December 2013

Provamel reviews

I was recently asked to review Provamel rice and coconut-rice non-dairy milks. I tested out both products and on the next two days I will post two recipes with the results.

Both milks are suitable for vegans and they are low in saturated fat, dairy-free and 100% organic...