Sticky oaty jammy tarty thing
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Sticky oaty jammy tarty thing

You remember cornflake tart from school dinners, right? I’ve been musing on it for a few months now. The crisp pastry case, oozing sticky jam, and that chewy golden cornflake topping. With custard, obvs. Now – and stick with me here – imagine that…veganised. Shock horror. I am not 100% vegan and, for now, I’m … Continue reading

A chocolate cake & some thoughts on veganism
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A chocolate cake & some thoughts on veganism

I’ve been dabbling with veganism for a while. Mostly for environmental reasons. Various sources have opened my eyes further to the very real damage that our reliance on meat and animal-derived products is doing to the world – Cowspiracy and The Field Guides podcast excellent episode on veganism to name a couple. Some telling stats: A Chatham … Continue reading

Black bean and chocolate chia seed cookies
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Black bean and chocolate chia seed cookies

A couple of weekends ago, A. and I had a cookie bake-fest. Seriously, there were plates stacked with cookies covering the table – much to my delight. One recipe we tried out (with only a couple of changes) was the wonderful Jennifer Medhurst’s black bean chia chocolate cookies and it didn’t disappoint. The cookies were soft … Continue reading