Vegan Gyoza Dumplings

We love Japanese food but as Japanese restaurants aren’t 10 a penny in our part of south-east England we sometimes treat ourselves to a homemade, slap-up Japanese banquet, although the wine still tends to be French. Gyoza dumplings are a key part of this culinary extravaganza along with homemade sushi, sea vegetable salad and tempura. …

Vegan Moussaka

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 …

Tofu Foo Yung

This is a more elegant version of an old, university staple, Egg Foo Yung. We have upgraded the ingredients and, best of all, replaced the egg with tofu. It is healthy and can be knocked up in 20 minutes so is a perfect mid-week meal. You can adapt the vegetables to suit what you have …

Tofu Miso Triangles

This is an incredibly easy marinade which imparts an authentically Japanese flavour. The perfect accompaniment to home made sushi and tempura. Neither of which are particularly easy and straightforward so it’s good that the tofu is. All are, however, sublime especially accompanied by the Japanese holy trinity of soya sauce, wasabi and pickled ginger. Ingredients …

Vegan 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 …

BBQ Tofu Strips

This is a great addition to the veggie BBQ perennials of vegetable kebabs and Linda McCartney sausages. Make quite a few as they are pounced on by everyone; kids, vegans and omnivores. You can tailor them to your audience by adding more or less spice. These tofu skewers have a smoky sweetness with a hint a of …

Spaghetti Tofunese

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 …

Kung Pao Tofu

This is the classic spicy dish from Sichuan in China, Kung Pao Chicken, but a vegan version using tofu instead of chicken. There are many variations to this dish and you can play about with the vegetables and heat it to suit your mood and personal taste. We like it really spicy so go heavy …