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 …

Spaghetti Tofunese

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This is a great and easy veganisation of the classic dish, Spaghetti Bolognese. It’s a popular mid-weeker and it’s always well received by every generation we’ve made it for. You can also use this sauce for cottage pie in an oven proof dish topped with lashings of mashed potato. It’s so versatile. popular and useful …

Vegan French Toast

French Toast

Use silken tofu rather than eggs to create a tasty and very quick, vegan version of French Toast that can be a scrumptious weekend breakfast or a tasty dessert. Enough for 6 slices of toast.  Ingredients 1 x 400g silken tofu, lightly pressed 1/2 cup plant-based milk (ie soya or almond) 1 tbsp maple syrup …

Tofu and Polenta Stack

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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 …

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 …

Vegan Mayonnaise

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When you’ve nailed a vegan mayonnaise there’s no looking back. Since coming up with this little beauty it is a constant staple in the fridge and it has become our go-to condiment of choice, especially in the summer. The marvellous thing is not just the taste, which is spectacular, but also the simplicity. You can …

Roasted Vegetable Toflette

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Yes – a vegan omelette made with tofu is called a Toflette. Well, why not? This version is packed with roasted vegetables which transforms the humble omelette into a fancy lunch or simple but delicious mid-week dinner. Once you’ve mastered the basic omelette recipe you can adapt it to whatever you’re in the mood for …

Tofu “Prawn” Cocktail

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Do you miss prawn cocktail? Be honest. Well, there is no longer any need. You can create your own fish-free version using tofu and the well-pressed lemony cubes will do a pretty good impression of your erstwhile crustaceous treat. We love this in a sandwich on a bed of avocado or serve it as a …

Sweet Ginger Marinade

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This marinade was created as a result of a conversation we had at the Northern Vegan Festival in Manchester. We were exchanging our favourite tofu marinades with some customers at our stall and agreed this is one of the best. If you want sweet, tasty cubes of tofu with a kick then this marinade is …

Crispy Tofu Nuggets

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These crispy, golden brown nuggets of creamy, tasty tofu are so versatile and delicious you can use them for just about anything; a crunchy addition to a salad, in a wrap, as part of an antipasto starter or tapas. You can also follow the basic premise of this recipe but adapt the flavourings to suit …

Tofu Burrito

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This is one of the many Mexican-inspired dishes we cook on a regular basis. Cubes of well-pressed tofu are cooked in a rich, chilli sauce, wrapped in a flour tortilla and baked in the oven. It’s a healthy and protein-packed take on the much-loved burrito and a crowd-pleasing favourite in our house. These easy to …

Vegan Moussaka

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A tasty and healthy version of moussaka with a scrumptious, savoury tofu topping that compliments the complex flavours of the dish and makes a great substitute for a white sauce. You can also use this mouth-watering topping for lasagne or pouring over steamed veg. This moussaka is a favourite for a dinner party to impress …