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Curry Night Tacos – Aubergine Curry (vegan | gluten-free)

Curry night is a religiously celebrated weekly event in England by at least ninety percent of the country’s population. It is typically held on a Friday or Saturday night and as the name suggests, it involves consuming as much curry, naan bread, pilau rice and Cobra beers as your stomach can handle and usually, the… Continue reading Curry Night Tacos – Aubergine Curry (vegan | gluten-free)

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Just Vermicelli (vegan | gluten-free)

Sometimes, a cold snack just doesn’t do it for me. When I’m peckish, there are times where I simply just want a snack that’s hot- in England, that’s pretty fitting for the weather 364 days of the year. I don’t understand why hot snacks aren’t more common actually. After a visit to China town, I… Continue reading Just Vermicelli (vegan | gluten-free)

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Shepherd’s Pie (vegan | gluten-free)

It’s human nature to crave comfort food. When times are rough, when you’ve got the weekday blues or simply when you’re reminiscing about the past, those home comforts are what we reach out for. Now that I no longer live with my parents (thank goodness for that!) I’m left to my own devices in every… Continue reading Shepherd’s Pie (vegan | gluten-free)

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Thai Rice and Beans Bowl (vegan | gluten-free)

Thai food seems to be on everyone’s top 5 favourite food lists of all time, and understandably so. Packed full of flavour, spice and usually a lot of coconut, it’s a collaboration of ingredients that can’t be celebrated enough. This bowl is right up your alley if you’re a fan. An infusion of rich coconut… Continue reading Thai Rice and Beans Bowl (vegan | gluten-free)

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Rainbow Sushi (vegan | gluten-free | fat-free)

To all people frustrated with life, to those unwilling to accept complacency, to anyone bored with repetitive routines, to those of you out there letting life’s troubles get the better of you…it’s sushi time! What the hell do I mean by that bold statement you say?! Well, I’ve only made sushi twice- the first time… Continue reading Rainbow Sushi (vegan | gluten-free | fat-free)

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Meaty Mushrooms on Toast (vegan | gluten-free)

I've never actually claimed to be vegan, despite meat and dairy being absent from my diet. Admittedly, I have on the odd occasion consumed egg and even meat. Well, let me explain- living in China as an expat requires compromises since adapting to a new culture usually means a level of change. Meat is difficult… Continue reading Meaty Mushrooms on Toast (vegan | gluten-free)

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Roast Pumpkin Risotto (vegan | gluten-free)

I think I’ve overwhelmed myself with the amount of pumpkin recipes I’ve had to continue cooking up in my kitchen since Halloween. Note to self: never over spend on pumpkins for a Halloween party again. It’s literally pumpkin fatigue central at my apartment! Anyway, what this mistake has taught me is that I can be… Continue reading Roast Pumpkin Risotto (vegan | gluten-free)