Marinating Tofu

We are often asked at the fairs and festivals across the UK how best to marinate tofu. The answer is: there are no hard and fast rules to creating a good marinade but there are some general guidelines which are helpful to follow. It should be a liquid and a marinade is essentially made up of …

Vegan Mapo Tofu

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This Sichuan sizzler is popular in Asia, originating from the good people of Sichuan in China where Mapo Tofu is a staple dish. It is normally made with beef or pork but that would be awful so we used mushrooms instead. It also traditionally uses silken tofu but we used pressed, firm tofu to give …

Tofu Makhani Bake

Tofu Makhani Bake

This is a guest recipe by the awesome veggie, Indian cook, Priya Lakshminarayan of Cookilicious. Priya created a vegan version of this Indian dish for us with a rich and creamy Makhani sauce and well-pressed tofu. She also gets photo credits for the beautiful food shot. Makhani Sauce traditionally uses milk, butter and cream and …

Tofu and Polenta Stack

This is a special dinner centrepiece, the kind you might find in a swanky restaurant and that little bit of extra effort required to make these different layers will, we promise, be well worth it. You reap what you sow. The base of this dish is a crunch of fried polenta, then comes a creamy …

Smokey Sweet Tofu Marinade

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We developed the Smokey Sweet Tofu Marinade recipe to take to Vegan Fairs and Festivals to give out as samples. We wanted to best show how tofu can absorb the flavours of a marinade when it is well pressed. This marinade served better than any to dispel the myth that tofu is bland and tasteless. …

Cheesy Tofu Pizza

Who doesn’t love pizza? And now pizza doesn’t have to be overloaded with dairy so is no longer the most calorific treat on the block. Crumble our cheesy-flavoured tofu over your traditional pizza and you’ll never look back! Ingredients 2 x Pizza Bases (homemade or shop-bought) A portion of tomato sauce – mix a tin …

Vegan Rocky Road Bites

Rocky Road

These Vegan Rocky Road Bites show the infinite variety of tofu here when it transforms into a delicious chocolate ganache in which to imbed the delights of biscuit bits, mini marshmallows, and nuggets of golden honeycomb. And suddenly you have a delicious, vegan version of Rocky Road or, with slightly more biscuit to replace the …

Silken Tofu Pancakes

Pancakes for breakfast is a luxury but not necessarily an unhealthy one. Using silken tofu to make this pancake batter gives this opulent treat and protein boost, not to mention a delicious, creamy texture. Ingredients 100g (1/2 cup) silken tofu, lightly-pressed 240 ml (1/2 cup) plant-based milk, ie almond 1 tbsp lemon juice 150g plain …

Tiramisu

I used to love tiramisu in my pre-vegan days and I don’t know why it’s taken me 10 years to realise it can be veganised really easily. Switching the extremely calorific ingredients of double cream, condensed milk, marscapone cheese and in some cases raw egg yolk for a low-fat, delectable, healthy and cruelty-free combination of …

Tofu “Prawn” Cocktail

Do you miss prawn cocktail? Be honest. Well, there is literally no need. You can create your own cruelty-free version using tofu and the well-pressed lemony cubes will do a pretty good impression of your erstwhile crustacean. We love this as either a starter, on a bed of iceberg lettuce and avocado or in a …

Thanksgiving Pumpkin Quiche

Happy Thanksgiving USA! We’ve taken some classic ingredients here to create a super-simple quiche. It works as a main with veggies or is also delicious served cold as part of a buffet. However your Thanksgiving rolls. You can even used ready-chopped pumpkin or butternut squash cubes if you’re in a rush and throw the whole …

Tofu Burger

It has been a long term mission of ours to make the perfect tofu burger. It had to taste great, look the part and hold together whether you shallow fry, grill or barbecue. There have been disasters along the way. More than one burger has ended up looking more like tofu scramble than burger, delicious …

Vegan Sausage Rolls

This is the recipe for our best seller on the stall we take to vegan events – the illustrious sausage roll. People often buy one, start munching on it as they’re walking away and then turn back around for another one for later. We are delighted to share the recipe here so you can make …