Santa’s Brandy Cake Brownies Recipe (Vegan, Gluten Free)

It’s the time of year for baking tasty treats – and scoffing them all in front of the fire! So, how about trying out my super simple recipe for tea infused, chocolate rich brownies. They are totally vegan and gluten free, and wonderfully indulgent. You’ll be in for a real treat, and it doesn’t make…

Vegan Festivals Galore – Leicester & Nottingham

A couple of weeks ago, I attend Leicester’s biggest vegan festival yet – and it was simply wonderful. We ate more cake than you can imagine and chatted to lots of lovely new people. With 100 stalls, 15 caterers and lots of talks and cookery demonstrations, it was a day enjoyed by all.   Regular…

Random Food… Gooey Vegan Chocolate Cake at Bella Italia!

Did you know that Bella Italia have some fantastic vegan options? Well, not only do they have lovely pizza and pasta, they also have this gorgeous decadent morsel of a chocolate cake, the Morello Cioccolato… The even better news is that as well as being vegan, this cake is entirely gluten free. Happy days! It…

Recipe Book Review – Divine Vegan Desserts

You know you’ve found the perfect recipe book, when you open the pages and find yourself dribbling down your chin. No? Just me then. Oh well, I’m not ashamed. Lisa Fabry’s Divine Desserts has me doing just that, and with everything from simple poached pears and Summer pudding, to chocolate ganache and Black Forest Gateau…

Monday Randoms … How to make Monday Mornings better!

Oh Monday, here you are again. Even if you love your job, there’s not really anyone who likes getting out of bed on a Monday morning, after the chilled and relaxed pace of the weekend and the lovely long dreamy mornings. ¬†Unless you are a Monday morning person, but do any of those really exist?…

How to find your cake… AND eat it!

Today I really really want some cake… so whilst I eagerly await for some to arrive, as if by magic, I’m going to tell you some of my favourite places to get it from. Now, your average cake is pretty easy to get from anywhere, but what if you have allergies, or other dietary preferences?…