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Lentil and nut loaf with BBQ glaze

Lentil and nut loaf with BBQ glaze

Preheat the oven to 180 degrees fan bake or 200 degrees regular bake and line a baking tray with baking paper. Add your chopped kumara to the baking tray, season with salt, pepper and a drizzle of olive. You can leave the oven on when these are finished for the...
Vegan Roast & Hasselback Potatoes

Vegan Roast & Hasselback Potatoes

Place dried dough ingredients in a large bowl and mix. Add the wet dough ingredients, and mix well with a wooden spoon. Begin to knead the mixture for around 5 minutes, until it forms a dough. Place the dough on your benchtop and roll out with a rolling pin. With your hands, form the dough...
Vegan spaghetti and ‘meatballs’

Vegan spaghetti and ‘meatballs’

Step 1: Preheat the oven to 200°C Step 2: Blend all your ‘meatball’ ingredients in a food processor or with a high powered immersion blender until well combined. Step 3: Start rolling your mixture into small balls – I like to keep them roughly 3cm wide as they cook more...
Pad Thai

Pad Thai

Heat the sesame oil in a wok and sauté the ginger, chilli, onion and garlic on low heat. In a small bowl, whisk the soy, brown sugar and lime juice together in a bowl, stir to combine. Cut the tofu into small cubes or strips and add to the wok...
Marinated tempeh and tabouleh bowl

Marinated tempeh and tabouleh bowl

Cut tempeh into thin slices. Place marinade ingredients into a bowl, mix well, before adding the tempeh and placing in the fridge for an hour. Heat a little oil in a pan and fry tempeh on medium for 4-5 minutes each side. Remove from heat and set aside. Combine all...
Sweet and sour cauliflower

Sweet and sour cauliflower

Serves 4 Preheat oven to 220 degrees Celsius and grease a baking sheet. Combine cauliflower and oil in a large bowl or container with a lid. Seal and shake to coat cauliflower in the oil. Open the container, add cornflour, seal container and toss to coat again. Transfer coated cauliflower...
KFC (Kentucky Fried Cauliflower)

KFC (Kentucky Fried Cauliflower)

Preheat the oven to 220°C Toss the cauliflower on a baking sheet with the 2 tablespoons vegetable oil, salt, and ground pepper. Bake for 30 to 35 minutes until tender. Heat the oil for frying in a large heavy-bottomed pot or frying pan The amount of oil may vary depending...
Banana blossom fish and chips

Banana blossom fish and chips

Rinse and drain the banana blossoms. Combine ingredients for flour mixture. Coat the banana blossoms in the mixture. In a separate bowl whisk together the ingredients for the batter. Dip the banana blossoms in the batter and coat evenly. In a pot or deep fryer, heat the frying oil. You’ll...
Vegan mushroom kebabs

Vegan mushroom kebabs

Step 1: Combine garlic, lemon juice, cumin, allspice, paprika, soy sauce and olive oil in a large mixing bowl. Add the whole mushrooms to the bowl and mix until the mushrooms are coated with the marinade. You can gently massage the marinade into the mushrooms with your hands if you...
Seitan Fried ‘Chicken’

Seitan Fried ‘Chicken’

First we make the Seitan dough. If you don’t like seitan, you can follow the same recipe using cubes of tofu. If you use tofu, skip to step 7. Step 1: Blend together the tofu, soy milk and soy sauce. Step 2: In a large bowl add the vital wheat...
Satay sunfed ‘chicken’ bowl

Satay sunfed ‘chicken’ bowl

(serves 4-6) Heat an oiled pan and add the sunfed chicken chunks. Fry 2-3 minutes each side. Add a little salt and once each side is browned, remove from heat. Whisk together satay sauce ingredients, before assembling each bowl with quinoa, lettuce, edamame beans, sunfed and slices of radish and...
Pinto bean burrito bowl

Pinto bean burrito bowl

Place salsa ingredients into a bowl and mix well and set aside. Heat up a drizzle of oil in a pan before adding the kumara and onion. Mix together while adding the spices. Pour a cup of the vegetable stock into the pan and simmer. Once the liquid has reduced,...
Jackfruit masala

Jackfruit masala

In a bowl combine and tomato puree and all of the powdered spices and herbs. Add a little water and stir well to combine. Add 1 tablespoon of oil to a large pot. Once the oil is hot, add mustard seeds and cook until popping. Next add finely chopped onions...
Tofu stir fry

Tofu stir fry

(Serves 4) Rinse the tofu then pat it dry with a clean tea towel. Cut the tofu into 1cm thick squares. Place tofu squares in a bowl with the cornflour and salt. Toss until the tofu is well coated. Heat a frypan on medium adding a little oil or water....
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