Caramel Banana Filo Hand Pies

A recipe for simple banana and caramel pies made with filo (phyllo) pastry in a muffin tray. Includes step-by-step photos and a printable recipe.

Caramel Banana Filo Hand Pies on a cooling rack

Mushroom & Chestnut Sausage Rolls (vegan recipe)

Golden, puff pastry sausage rolls filled with a delicious mushroom, chestnut and thyme filling. These are perfect for adding to lunchboxes or serve with baked beans for a simple nursery-style dinner and watch them disappear quickly at parties. 

Close up of Mushroom & Chestnut Sausage Rolls and cherry tomatoes

Easy Aubergine Balti

An easy aubergine balti that's packed with flavour and simple to make with a few ingredients. Perfect for curry night at home. Suitable for vegetarians and vegans.

Easy Aubergine Balti in a wok, topped with fresh coriander

Slow Cooker Scottish Stovies (vegan recipe)

A traditional Scottish recipe for stovies, which are a tatties (potatoes) and mince stew with a delicious rich gravy. This recipe is made with veggie mince which is suitable for vegetarians and vegans.

Slow Cooker Scottish Stovies (vegan) in a black slow cooker pan

Sweet Potato, Green Lentil & Spinach Soup

A comforting and hearty soup made with sweet potato, green lentils and spinach. This easy soup is gently spiced and very filling as well as super healthy.

Overhead shot of Sweet Potato, Green Lentil & Spinach Soup in a deep cream bowl

Scottish Baby Carrot & Chive Tart

A simple golden puff pastry tart with roasted baby carrots on a creamy herb base. Perfect for an easy dinner with baby potatoes and vegetables or salad. Also great cold in lunchboxes.

Close up of Scottish Baby Carrot & Chive Tart topped with veggie parmesan

Quick Blackberry Chocolate Cake (vegan)

A super quick vegan chocolate cake filled with blackberries. Perfect for last minute guests or when you just want a quick but luxurious cake that doesn't require much effort..

Quick Blackberry Chocolate Cake topped with chocolate frosting, whipped cream and fresh blackberries

Quick Red Pepper and Olive Spaghetti Sauce

A super quick spaghetti sauce which can be whipped up from store cupboard ingredients in a few minutes while the pasta cooks.

Red Pepper and Olive Spaghetti in a white bowl

Chipotle Waffle Tofu

A new way to cook tofu in a waffle iron, with no lengthy pressing of the tofu. Includes a simple but tasty chipotle and tomato marinade and serving ideas.

Tofu grilled in a waffle maker on a wooden board


Easy Filo Apple Crumble Pies

Easy mini apple pies in crispy filo pastry using jarred apple sauce with a touch of cinnamon.

Easy Filo Apple Crumble Pies on a cooling rack

Grilled Aubergine, Asparagus & Chilli Spaghetti

A simple recipe for spaghetti in a pimped up tomato sauce with grilled aubergine (eggplant) and asparagus.

Grilled Aubergine, Asparagus & Chilli Spaghetti


Traditional Scottish Strawberry Trifle

A simple recipe for a traditional Scottish trifle made with juicy Scottish strawberries. This recipe is alcohol free, but sherry or whisky can be added. The recipe gives vegetarian and vegan ingredients.

Large glass bowl of strawberry trifle

Quick Vegan Lemonade Cake (store cupboard recipe)

An easy store cupboard, vegan lemon cake you can make in under 30 minutes for last minute guests or a quick treat.

Quick Vegan Lemonade Layer Cake topped with cream swirls and sprinkles

Mini Strawberry Cheesecakes (vegan & vegetarian recipe)

A simple recipe for mini no-bake strawberry cheesecakes with vegan and vegetarian options.

Mini Strawberry Cheesecakes on a white plate

Garlic Mushroom & Spinach Puff Pastry Tart

A simple puff pastry tart topped with thyme scented garlic mushrooms and spinach. Suitable for vegetarians and vegans.

Garlic Mushroom & Spinach Puff Pastry Tart just out of the oven

Perfect Vegan BBQ- Tips and Recipes

Having a vegan BBQ, attending someone else's BBQ as a vegan or having vegan friends at your BBQ? Then this is the article for you. Practical BBQ tips and easy but delicious recipes.

Corn grilling on a BBQ, both foil covered and naked corn cobs.


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