Mature-Style Golden Cheddar . . . has arrived !!

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This is our new Mature Golden Cheddar 100% Vegan – it is now available from MIDAS FINE ART CHEESES. Cholesterol Free, Gluten-Free, Lactose-Free, Cruelty-Free. Full of all the Classic undertones of Cheddar, Exquisite Texture, Great Mouthfeel & Sublime Taste . . . Available to purchase online, together with our ‘Decadent White’, ‘Rich Blue’, and ‘Melting Stretching Mozzarella’ (see gallery below). Also, please go and check out our MIDAS Facebook page. www.midasdeli.com

Summer Bean & Cauliflower Salad With A Zesty Edge

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I love this salad, it’s so easy to make, so very nutritious and delicious, and a work of art on your serving dish.  You will enjoy this any time of year.  Drizzle with lemon on top, and my choice is to serve this warm.  I recommend serving it with hot crunchy garlic bread !   INGREDIENTS 2 cups cooked borlotti beans, or other of your choice 1 cauliflower – use the florets freshly cut flat […]

Stuffed Mediterranean Loaf – Super Mouthwatering Treat

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I stuffed a loaf with my Giardiniera recipe last year, but since I had run out of my giardiniera, I made this delicious delight with the contents of my fridge – and it was truly one of the best snacks I’ve had in my life !  It is such a treat, crunchy on the outside and full of colour, with contrasting texture and wonderful tastes on the inside – one bite and your bought, sold, […]

VEGFEST UK AWARDS 2014 – PLEASE VOTE FOR ME

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I have been nominated for the VEGFEST UK AWARDS and would dearly love if you took a few seconds out to vote for my blog. If you do, please say so below, so that I can thank you personally. Here is the link : http://www.vegfest.co.uk/vote

Hot Balls in Hot Fresh Tomato Sauce on Hot Pitta Bread

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We had a rare situation at home today – warring factions over what to eat for dinner ! My partner wanted my ‘Keftethes’, whilst my daughter wanted spicy pizza.  The only answer ? To keep them both happy by serving spicy ‘meatballs’ on something close to a pizza – well, in this case, pitta bread – which I first covered with a delicious hot tomato sauce.  Both of them went crazy, and I had the […]

Cream of Pimento Pumpkin & Mushroom Pie (with a Wheat & Quinoa Crust)

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What a pie ! One of the best I have ever tasted.  Its unique flavours lend themselves for a great treat to share with friends (non-vegans will love this).  It is so packed with flavours, great texture, and a wonderful aroma.  My fussy young daughter went for seconds and that’s quite something ! Serves 8 generous portions (depending on appetite). INGREDIENTS 3 to 4 Tbsp olive oil for frying 2 to 3 cloves garlic, sliced […]

Middle Eastern Tahini Salad

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This wonderful salad goes well with just about every Middle Eastern dish. It’s rich in flavour, very appetizing, and is one of my favorites of its kind.  To spice it up, you can also add chopped hot pepper.  You can serve this along side any veggie burger, with falafel, accompanied by hot pita bread.  It’s a great one to serve up for guests, and also fantastic as an accompaniment to vegan BBQs. INGREDIENTS 2 tomatoes, […]

Maltese Style Baked Macaroni

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Crunchy on top, yet moist in the middle, this is a favourite dish in our home. In many households this dish is traditionally made with a mixture of minced meat (ground crumble),  usually both pork and beef mixed. They then bind it with eggs – I used tofu instead which did a great job.  Cheese is added, which also helps the mixture to bind – I used my own homemade cheese, but use whatever you […]

Leek, Zucchini, Spinach & Mozzarella Quiche With An Almond Topping & Quinoa & Multigrain Crust

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A delightful quiche – child friendly, full of flavour and extra nutritious with its sublime filling and great crust.  This is ideal to take with you cold to the beach or on a picnic.  Or serve warm at home with your favourite salad – either way, you will love it and it’s almost impossible to tell it is vegan and totally cholesterol-free.  Enjoy this any time of year – also feel free to vary and […]

Best Ever Pasta Salad – Gluten-Free, Cholesterol-Free, Lactose-Free, & Vegan of course

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I knocked up this salad at lunchtime to take to the beach, and it was awesome – really tasty, wonderful flavours and textures.  My young daughter loved it too, which is saying something as she is a fussy one !  The combination of sweet and savoury lingers on, and makes you feel as though you are eating your main meal and dessert together, except that the flavours really compliment one another.  An excellent treat for […]