Greek Cypriot Savoury Olive Cake/Bread “Eliopita”

Being a Greek Cypriot in the main, I love Cypriot food.  This savoury cake is a treasure, because it can be eaten as a snack, or it can be served with a stew or soup.  Either way, you’er going to love it.  It’s also great for a picnic.  This savoury delight tastes much better the next day, once it is 100% cooled down and rested.  I like to make this the night before I intend […]

Special Juicy Gluten-Free Breakfast Bars

Summer is hot in Malta, and it’s easy to wake up drained from the daytime’s heat, so during the forthcoming months, I like to know that I can just trail downstairs to the kitchen table, pull out a homemade juicy breakfast bar, pour a glass of freezing cold fresh cashew or almond milk, sit down and contemplate the day ahead, without any stress or pressure. These bars are energy boosters and packed with flavour and […]

Banana & Peanut Breakfast Loaf

This is a delicious breakfast loaf. Serve with dairy free butter or margarine, and spread thickly. It’s great with a hot cup of Earl Grey tea. It’s child friendly, and you’ll really love it at that time of day when you feel like a carb boost. You can use other nuts, or even chopped dried fruit in it if you wish.   INGREDIENTS 150 ml (5¼ fl oz) soya milk 2 tsp apple cider vinegar […]

Luscious Dark Chocolate & Carob Pudding Cake with a Rich Chocolate & Carob Glossy Frosting

Here’s a fantastic ‘must-keep’ recipe I created for you. Again, ideal for Birthday parties, a Christmas tea-time surprise, Thanksgiving, or any other festive occasion that calls for celebration. This cake is luscious, moist, fresh, very chocolaty, and rich in a light kind of way. I created a glossy frosting, which is beautifully decadent. Once you make this, there’s no going back. I love carob, and that is why I added it to this cake (if […]

Ultimate Carrot & Coconut Cake with a Soft Vanilla Frosting

This is definitely the best carrot cake I have ever made – not visually, but as far as taste is concerned. We couldn’t stop indulging, one bite after another and well, it was so addictive. I really am totally chuffed by the result. So, go make, bake, shake and enjoy because you will love this treat.   Make your frosting first.   INGREDIENTS FOR FROSTING 150g vegan cream cheese, pre-chilled (I used Tofutti) 4 Tbsp […]

Orange & Chocolate Cheesecake With A Fruit & Hazelnut Crust (No Bake)

One of the most more-ish non-bake desserts ever.  The key to the success of this dessert is good quality chocolate, and to refrigerate it overnight.  It’s an impressively delicious masterpiece – easy to make, and won’t disappoint.  Great to serve to non-vegans who won’t believe such decadence and deliciousness is even possible.  Moist and smooth in the mouth with it’s wonderfully contrasting texture at the base, although the base is surprisingly moist, and almost slightly […]

No Bake Fruit & Nut Chocolate Cup Cakes

Moreish, chocolate nut cup cakes – so very convenient with no need to bake.  No more to say than make and enjoy ! Makes 8 cup cakes INGREDIENTS 12 plain vegan Digestive biscuits, or vegan Graham crackers, or other of your choice ½ cup roasted salted peanuts (or roasted hazelnuts if you prefer) 3 Tbsp vegan margarine, or coconut oil if you prefer ¼ cup broken sweet sesame bars (I make my own with raw […]

Heavenly Nutty Chocolate Cups – No Bake

Makes 12 cup cakes The word ‘heavenly’ came to mind because these magical little cups really do seem to transport you to another world – a brief diversion of blissful happiness that you really wish could last forever !  In fact, not only are they irresistible, they are also packed with protein, fibre, and other nutrients, and are incredibly easy to make.  So, I could seen no reason why they wouldn’t score high on a […]

Banana, Almond & Cinnamon Cake

I made this recipe a year or so back, but somehow lost it on my system and I was so mad at myself !  A year later and here it is – Banana, Almond and Cinnamon Cake – a great teatime treat, slightly moist and full of flavour.  Cut yourself a slice and Enjoy ! INGREDIENTS 250g (9 oz) plain wholemeal flour (wholewheat) 1 tsp salt 1 heaped tsp baking powder 1 tsp ground cinnamon […]

Raw Chocolate & Orange Cheesecake

Probably the best chocolate and orange cheesecake in the world ! This one honestly takes some beating – chocolate and orange is already a winning combination, but with this delectable coconut and nut base, and creamy orange filling, this cheesecake proves that raw vegan desserts can be completely mouthwatering. Serves 4 INGREDIENTS FOR THE CRUST ½ cup raw almonds 1/3 cup pecan nuts 1/3 cup pitted dates 1 tsp chia seeds (US link here, UK […]