Recipe: Courgette + Cocoa Loaf

Vegan-recipe-cake-bread-courgette-and-cocoa-loaf-blogAn allotment abound with courgettes and tiny berries and loads of luscious lettuce is something my family is lucky enough to enjoy in the summer. If you’ve ever grown courgettes you’ll know that suddenly you’ll have a glut and will have made so many stir fries with rounds of the little marrows you’ll be looking for new ideas.

You’ve made banana bread, right? Well, this a is a little like that. Perfect with some vegan spread (I like it with coconut and almond butter) and a cup of tea or coffee. Yep, I’ve decided to bring back elevenses.

It’s a simple loaf in that it doesn’t ping the taste buds with loads of sugar, and it has got a most simple vegetable in it, but in the empty light of a late morning rumbling stomach it’s a little fluffy cloud slice of goodness with a hint of chocolate and a satisfying crumb.

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Recipe: Courgette + Cocoa Loaf

Vegan junk food, baking + all the bath bombs!

Hey and Happy New Year to you all! I hope your holidays were swell and that you’re ready to blast off into 2016?! In case you’ve been wondering where my kitchen creations have been the last few weeks… there’s a big clue in the picture below…

vx loves vegan junk food

I’ve joined the team at Vx Bristol as a baker and vegan junk food maker! Vx Bristol is sister to the London store, and brings a unique brand of world-renowned delicious vegan treats, full junk food menu, a plethora of exclusive imported plant-based delicacies, range of extraordinarily-melty cheeses, and French patisserie to Bristol.

I’m so excited to be a part of this and have been spending my time at the store, planning recipes and getting know my new kitchen. Come say hello if you’re in Bristol, or check us out on Facebook. I’ve already cooked up kebabs, sweet berry burgers, brownies, hot dogs, nachos and more, all 100% plant-based!

Christmas Cookie Making | Donuts + Bolts

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Donuts: Celebrating World Vegan Day with 12 Awesome Vegan Donuts!

Donuts. Is there anything they can’t do? Homer Simpson

If you aren’t reading this with a donut or other delicious vegan patisserie treat in your hand and crumbs around your mouth, then what are you waiting for?! It’s World Vegan Day and it’s time to celebrate!

Get inspired and get salivating with my lovingly prepared compendium of the best vegan donuts I’ve made and coveted (oh the day when I get my hands on one of those Fudgegazi donuts from Donut Friend…)

P.S. If you didn’t know I started a food truck with my friend pretty much because we had an unsatisfied donut craving…

1. Rosemary Pastry Creme filled with White Chocolate Glaze

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Photo: The Mighty Food Fight archives

2. Chocolate Ganache Stuffed S’mores with Crushed Graham Crackers + Torched Marshmallows (The Cinnamon Snail)

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Photo: VegNews

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Donuts: Celebrating World Vegan Day with 12 Awesome Vegan Donuts!