Easy pizza toast

Vegan pizza toastWhen my husband was a kid, his family liked to eat this pizza with bread slices for the crust. It’s super easy to make and very budget friendly! We made this childhood classic again recently and we liked it so much that I’ll add it to the regular rotation. It’s super quick and easy to […]

Juicy seitan seaweed sausages

Seitan seaweed sausages veganIn Holland, we have a famous vegan company called ‘the Dutch Weedburger’. The ‘weed’ in their burgers is seaweed and it’s totally delicious. Recently they also started making seitan sausages with seaweed in them. It sounds weird, but the seaweed adds a delicious savory note, without making the sausages overly fishy. I liked it so […]

Vegan steamed rice cheese

Vegan steamed rice cheeseFor a long time I’ve wanted to make a vegan cheese that was similar in texture to Violife (Europe) or Chao (US). I’ve tried many times with different ingredients and methods and this steamed rice flour based cheese is the closest I’ve come. It has a lovely firm texture that allows it to be grated […]

Dutch vegan crêpes (pannenkoeken)

Dutch vegan crepes pannenkoekenIn the Netherlands we have our own special type of pancakes. Dutch ‘pannenkoeken’ are much bigger than American pancakes, but thicker than French crêpes. Even people who say they ‘can’t cook’ usually know how to whip up a batch of these pancakes. When you don’t want to make your own, there are specialized pancake restaurants […]

Quick and delicious vegan chickpea quiche

Vegan quicheOne of the participants of my cooking workshops asked for a quick and easy quiche recipe. For most vegan quiches you have to mess around with tofu and a blender, or you have to cook a thick sauce of chickpea flour as in this super tasty recipe. That’s not very difficult, but it might just […]

Quick and easy curry soup

Vegan quick chickpea curry soupI love a nice steaming bowl of spicy soup for lunch. Soup is so are easy and quick to make, you just have to put the ingredients in the pan in the right order, put the lid on and the food is ready 10-20 minutes later. Super handy for busy workdays, but also for parties […]

Real cashew-based vegan brie

Vegan brie cashew coconut basedThat’s right, this is a homemade vegan brie with real mold! It’s super creamy, with an strong brie flavor and a firm rind.  This recipe is based on those by Full of Plants and Lecker Planzen. Their cheeses are made almost entirely from cashews. I wanted to have creamier cheese similar to ripe brie, so my recipe has more […]

Apple-walnut cake

Apple walnut cake vegan recipeThis cake is wonderfully moist and fluffy, a perfect example of apple sauce as an egg replacer (and a perfect way to use up leftover applesauce). The walnuts give it a lovely flavor and crunch, but the cake still tastes good if you leave them out. If you want to make this cake a little […]