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 …

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 …

Vegan Shepherds Pie

Pie

It’s cold and it’s raining outside, by the time you come home from work it’s been dark for two hours already. Yup, it’s winter. And that means that you need warming, comfort food and this vegan take on the classic British dish really hits the mark. It’s simple, quick to make and, most importantly, tastes …

Vegan Chocolate Cheesecake

This vegan chocolate cheesecake is like a mini miracle. Your lightly-pressed tofu transforms into a silky, chocolatey mousse and no one would even suspect it’s even there. With superfood ingredients packed in the base, you get a healthy hit whilst indulging into a scrumptious pudding. Can’t be bad? Base Ingredients 1 cup pitted dates ½ …

Make Your Own Tofu

It is easier than you think to make your own tofu and despite being a bit messy the more you do it the better you get at it. The result is well worth the effort as it has much more delicate texture and is more flavoursome than shop bought tofu. We have it raw with …

Tofu & Chestnut Christmas Loaf

Tofu and chestnut loaf

It’s the time of the year when you can really indulge yourself and never more so than for the annual Christmas Dinner. You’re going to want a pretty special centrepiece for that all-important meal, not a brick of glorified stuffing. This is our take on a nut roast and has all of those Christmassy tastes; chestnuts, …

Tofu Kiev

We’ve recreated the timeless classic dish of Chicken Kiev here with tofu doing a more than passable impression of a chicken breast. As we know, when tofu is well pressed it absorbs the flavours during cooking and this is the key to this dish. The creamy garlic butter is absorbed all the way through the tofu …

Vegan Mayonnaise

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 …

Vegan Cannelloni

This simple and tasty vegan cannelloni is more substantial than the traditional, cheese-filled version and much lower in fat. The dish combines the richness of a herby tomato sauce with the creamy-soft, umami tofu ricotta. We used shop bought cannelloni tubes, which are generally vegan but check the label, so although it’s a bit fiddly …

Vegan Mini Mushroom Quiche

We sell these Vegan Mini Mushroom quiches at vegan food fairs around the UK and they equal our caramelised onion quiches  in popularity – just. In fact, we developed the recipe using the onion quiche base i.e. the ‘egg’ mixture (tofu, cashew nuts, nutritional yeast etc..) and then instead of caramelising the onions, we fried …

Vegan Chicken Nuggets

This is a marvellous recipe from our friends at Exceedingly Vegan. Trust us: they are every bit as delicious as they look. Vegan chicken nuggets is another recipe I’ve been meaning to veganise for a long time. I’ve seen a lot of recipes out there with seitan but I wanted mine to be not just …

Sticky Tofu Satay Sticks

This is a really simple way of preparing tofu when you need it to be firm and stay on kebab sticks. The tofu is all about the texture so you need a tangy, delicious sauce to accompany it. This time we’ve made a nutty, satay sauce which you can either drizzle over the cooked tofu …