Trifle Turned Vegan and Gluten Free

  • 18 December 2019

A Traditional Christmas Trifle Turned Vegan and Gluten Free (and way more delicious)   Its recipes for children week. This week’s recipe is vegan trifle just in time for Christmas. I am not sure if all children like trifle but guess what, I loved it. It was one of my favourite parts of Christmas growing up.    I may have told some of you already that I grew up in the...

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Festive Cannelloni with Tofu Ricotta and Pumpkin Spinach

  • 12 December 2019

Festive Cannelloni with Tofu Ricotta and Pumpkin Spinach (gluten free)   This week is book review week in my scheduled blogs and I have decided to review my own Cook Book Veet’s Cuisine Delicious Vegan Recipes.    Yes I love my own cookbook, cooking many of the recipes on the retreats that I catered on over the last ten years. The recipes are simple, all gluten free, all...

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Celebrating Turning Fifty with all my Favourite Recipes

  • 26 November 2019

Celebrating Turning Fifty with all my Favourite Recipes As I write this blog post it is one week before it will go to publication. I am writing early as I will be away next week when you receive this newsletter. In the newsletter plan it is the request week and this week I am not sending you a new recipe but answering a request that I often get. What are your favourite things to cook Veet?...

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Sandwich or Baguette Recipes

  • 13 November 2019

Fancy a Sandwich Anyone? How are you all this week? How many of you are effected by the bushfires? I really hope you are all safe. It’s been very full on for many people living in the area I reside. I live in town so am lucky to be in a safe area but many friends are evacuated at the moment and others are staying home in readiness to protect their properties.   I am sending masses of...

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Lemon Slice

  • 06 November 2019

Sweet Bones: The Cook Book If you haven’t already been, I highly recommend going to Canberra and visiting one of my all time favourite cafes ever; Sweet Bones Bakery and Café. It’s in the city suburb of Braddon and sells the most delicious everything. The café is hip yet down to earth and I feel so at home when I go to eat there.    Emily and Russell Brindly are the owners of Sweet...

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The Best Gluten Free Gnocchi

  • 29 October 2019

The Best Gluten Free Gnocchi This is week four of my new schedule where I post a recipe request or a recipe someone in the vegan cooking courses has developed.   A couple of Vegan Foundation Cooking Courses ago the lovely Jayne and Wendy made a delicious sweet potato gnocchi and I promised them I would develop a good gluten free gnocchi recipe to share with them when I got a...

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Warrigal Greens and Sunflower Seed Hummus

  • 22 October 2019

Warrigal Greens and Sunflower Seed Hummus It’s week three of my blog schedule and I am enjoying having a theme to go with each week. This week is seasonal produce. I’m excited as this is a seasonal vegetable that is native to both Australia and New Zealand. It can also be found in South American countries. It’s a hardy plant that likes sandy and marshy conditions to grow. It grows wild in...

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Teriyaki Tofu with Besan Wraps

  • 15 October 2019

Teriyaki Tofu with Besan Wraps (children friendly food that the whole family will love) Having a structure to the blog posts is working well so far (this is only week two so lets see if I can keep it up). This week I am posting a meal that I think most children will love. A child friendly meal for the whole family, I can imagine it being a regular on any menu plan.    In the last...

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Cabbage Koftas

  • 09 October 2019

Cabbage Koftas (plus introducing more structure into the blog posts) Hello everyone, how has your week been? I am in the middle of three days off. These being very special days off for me as I have worked pretty solidly for the last seven weeks with only one full day off and even on that day I attended a workshop and then worked in the evening. It’s been a thoroughly rewarding time. In...

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Pecan Pesto

  • 02 October 2019

Pecan Pesto & Lisa Following Her Dreams      Almost a year ago I got a phone call an hour before day one of the Vegan Foundation Cooking Course was due to start from a woman named Lisa wondering if there was a space left in the course that day. I had never had such a late booking before. I said “yes if you can get the application form filled out, sent back to me and be...

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