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Welcome! Here you will find plant-based versions of traditional and classic recipes. All recipes have been tried and tested by my Scottish family and are ideal for everyone from vegans, vegetarians, plant-based diets, flexitarians, pescatarians, to meat-free Monday advocates. What you see here is what we eat. Happy Cooking.

Green bowl, white inner, of peawack soup, brown handled spoon in the bowl, and green and white background.

Vegan Peawack Soup (Traditional English/Liverpool)

Vegan peawack soup is a tasty broth prepared with red split lentils, yellow split peas, and TVP mince (dried textured veggie protein). And flavoured with marmite, vegan Worcester sauce and plant-based beef stock to create a deeply savoury, budget-friendly, delicious filling soup. This recipe is a an inspired recreation of Liverpool’s, (England) traditional dish: peawack …

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Two bowls of vegan sausage pasta with skillet to side, and wooden background, small dish of chopped herbs.

Vegan Sausage Pasta (With Pinto Beans And Red Peppers)

Vegan sausage pasta with pinto beans and red peppers is a quick and simple midweek meal but deceptively rich, delicious and super wholesome. Packed full of iron, protein, calcium, vitamin C ,and fibre, sausage pasta is perfect for those new to plant-based and vegan diets, and for tempting meat-eaters over to the plant-side. This vegan …

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bowl of curried cauliflower soup in blue bowl, slices of bread to side, roast chickpeas above, silver spoon and all sitting on blue tray.

Vegan Curried Cauliflower Soup (With Roast Chickpea Croutons)

Vegan curried cauliflower soup is a recipe that has been adapted from the brilliant ‘How Not To Die Cookbook’ (2017) by Michael Greger, MD. I have changed Dr Greger’s recipe just to make it more quicker and easier. And added some delicious roast chickpea croutons for extra flavour and texture. This curried cauliflower soup uses …

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vegan empire biscuits

Vegan Empire Biscuits (Cookies)

  Vegan empire biscuits or cookies have been a popular British teatime treat for over 100 years. Although traditionally, empire biscuits would have been baked with butter these crunchy vegan biscuits have been prepared with plant-based margarine. These biscuits taste like buttery vanilla and are a melt-in-the-mouth crumbly shortbread experience. Being Scottish I grew up …

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Slice of wartime Christmas pudding sitting on pink plate with cream, and tiny robin ornament, large pudding in distance.

WW2 Vegan Christmas Pudding (Old British War Era Recipe)

This World War two era ( WW2 ) vegan Christmas pudding revives an old British recipe from the 1940s. This interesting vintage recipe provided many people with a delicious Christmas pudding during the rationing and food shortages that occurred in Britain during and after the Second World War. Surprisingly, this Christmas pudding has grated/shredded carrot …

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