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Vegan Fruit Scones

December 10th, 2008 No comments

This recipe is adapted almost directly from the Engine Shed Recipe Book, a wonderful set of recipes probably only available in Edinburgh.

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Vegan Chocolate Cake

December 10th, 2008 No comments

This recipe came from Sue Cook’s “What DO You Eat?”

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Vegan Vanilla Sponge

December 10th, 2008 No comments

This recipe came from Sue Cook’s “What DO You Eat?” It is nice, simple and uses maple syrup rather than sugar. It usually turns out lovely and light.

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Vegan Birthday Cake (Sponge Sandwich)

December 10th, 2008 2 comments

This recipe was adapted from the Vegan Carob Sponge in the Engine Shed Recipe Book and is the standard cake we use for family birthdays and any other time a lovely light sponge sandwich with “buttercream” icing and jam filling is required!

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Vegan Wheaten Bread

December 10th, 2008 1 comment

Wheaten Bread is popular in Ireland, (known as Wheaten Bread in the North and as Soda Bread in the South) and is traditionally made with buttermilk. It is a yeast-free bread and is therefore very quick to make.

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Tofu and cashew nut roast

December 10th, 2008 No comments

Credit for this recipe goes to Nature’s Gate wholefood shop in Edinburgh, sadly now no longer in existence. This “Festive Roast” is so easy to make, turns out so well and has a very pleasant taste and texture that it has been the centrepiece of my Christmas day dinner for the last goodness knows how many years. (I say it is easy to make, but I suppose that is assuming you have access to a food processor to make the breadcrumbs, pulverise the cashew nuts and mix the tofu and stock together!)

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