Something different – Neapolitan – to mark Shrove Tuesday (Fat Tuesday/Carnevale/Pancake Day)
Neapolitan Classics: Migliaccio Alla Mela
An autumnal twist to a winter favourite semolina cake
This Week's Podcast: March New Releases And Vegan Scottish Tablet
Thanks for joining me on Sunday night on North Highland Radio. I hope you enjoyed this month’s edition of New Releases and the new occasional segment on artisan vegan food, with Dairy-Free Scottish Tablet as our very first guests (see the photo below). If you’re a vegan food artisan in the UK and are interested in talking about what…
Neapolitan Classics: Vegan Baked Zeppole
Wales has St. David; England St. George; Scotland St. Andrew and Italy has a lot of other saints. One in particular stands out. On 19 March, Italians celebrate the feast day of St. Joseph and it is also Father’s Day. In Naples, we tend to celebrate events and feast days with pastries (ok and all…
The Best, Booziest and Vegan Christmas Cake
This is not your insufferable, dry and awful Christmas cake!
Rhubarb Pudding Cake
We had a bumper crop of rhubarb this year and I had about a half kilo of rhubarb to use. I had already made a compote and it was lovely, but I wanted something more. I was inspired by a BBC recipe and I modified it, resulting in this dense, delicious and substantial cake. Recipe…
Sticky Toffee Pudding Vegan? Yes, it can be done!
Some say it cannot be done. I’m here to tell you that it can and that it is delicious and that it could not be easier. I served this to a friend for whom Sticky Toffee Pudding is irresistible. He could not believe it was vegan. It is good warm or cold (the next day), with…