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 …

Scrambled Tofu

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We are ardent fans of Scrambled Tofu, especially as part of the quintessential Sunday morning brunch. You’ll find many different variations in cookbooks, cafés and on the internet and you can play around with this recipe, adding whatever grabs your culinary fancy. Apart from grated beetroot as the result would be slightly terrifying. Mushrooms, red …

Vegan Shepherds Pie

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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 …

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 …

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 …

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 …

Tofu and Red Lentil Masala

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Tofu works like a dream in curries – the fragrant, spicy sauces go perfectly with the soft creaminess of tofu, pressed and cubed and determined to absorb all the colourful flavours. If possible, make this curry a few hours before serving it, or make enough for leftovers the next day as everything continues to infuse …

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 …

Vegan Rocky Road Bites

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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 …

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 …