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Vegan Carrot Cake

I’ve been a big fan of Carrot Cake for as long as I can remember. It’s one of those concepts that shouldn’t work, but does and whomever came up with the idea first must’ve been thinking pretty outside the box. Oddly, however, despite being a cake where the whole concept is based around a vegetable, Carrot Cakes are rarely Vegan due to the cream cheese icing and eggs that are…

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Pecan Pie

I’ll confess and say I’m not a big dessert fan. It’s a shocker, but it’s true! I used to be, but over time as I’ve gotten older my palette has gotten more and more savoury. But, if there’s one dessert that I will always order if I see it on a menu, which is everso rare over here in Blighty, is Pecan Pie. I love Pecan Pie so much, it’s…

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Texas Chilli with homemade Cornbread

I know what you’re thinking – “what’s a British boy who’s never been to Texas doing writing a recipe about Texas Chilli”? It’s true that I have never, to my regret, experienced an authentic Texas chilli yet. But I am obsessed with pretty much everything regarding the cuisine of the southern states of the USA – whether it’s things like smokey BBQ, fried chicken, cornbread, pecan pie… or the Texas…

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Shortcut Chicken, Chorizo and Leek Pie

This recipe is something of a personal one to me because it’s one of the very first recipes I created myself from scratch. When I moved out of my parent’s house I could barely cook a stir-fry and could never dream of making a pie, despite them being one of my favourite dishes in the world! I didn’t own a pie dish, nor did I know how to make pastry,…

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Vegan Taste Testing

In case you haven’t realised from all the meat and dairy based recipes I’ve done over time, I’m not a Vegan. However, I do admire and respect those that are able to maintain a diet of not using any animal products. I am trying to eat less meat and use less dairy products as I feel it has both health benefits and a positive benefit for the planet. However, half…

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