Mushroom & Leek Quiche

Best thing about quiches is: it’s easy, cheap and it goes a long way. It’s a beautiful piece of art. I mean, nothing feels better than to take a quiche out of the oven and be proud of being able to make such a beauty. I know it looks hard work, but it’s actually pretty easy….

Vegetarian Portobello Burger

Because eating a burger doesn’t have to be bad. Sadly, it’s hard to find good vegetarian burgers. When you are eating out and they serve you a veggie burger that’s just a sad frozen patty…I mean… veggie burgers deserve better! And here is the answer to your prayers. Basics: Wholemeal bun, portobello mushroom, red pepper, red…

Vegan Shepherd’s Pie

Shepherd’s Pie is British Classic comfort food at its absolute best. It has been one of my favorite dishes. My grandmother used to cook it on Saturdays and I used to love to taste the meat and the smash potatoes while she was assembling the layers. Oh, the little things in life that gets you…

Vegetarian Pho (Vietnamese Soup)

Pho is the ultimate comfort food. Asian food is one of our favorites. Especially Vietnamese and Thai. It is all about fresh ingredients, mainly vegetables. But what is Pho after all? Pho is a Vietnamese noodle soup containing broth, rice noodles called bánh phở (hence the name), herbs and protein. Fun fact! Pho is a Vietnamise…

Aubergine & Tofu Cannelloni

Nothing wrong with the original cannelloni, but when you have vegetarian friends for dinner, you have to get creative… I personally have mixed feelings about tofu… but I do eat it occasionally. I just try to have it as non processed as possible. You can even make it yourself at home! Well, but what is Tofu…

Gluten Free Berry Crumble

Strawberries, blueberries, raspberries, blackberries… In a crumble? And healthy? Yes, yes & yes. Berries are naturally sweet and juicy, low in sugar and high in nutrients. This recipe in from one of Lorraine Pascal’s recipe books, we found it while looking for a healthy version of a berry crumble. A good crumble is amazing but all the…

The Shared Heritage Challenge

‘It would be wicked to combine both our projects!’ Back in December, just shortly after Honest Onion was launched, my friend Sofia Lewis Lopes, approached me with this idea to associate both our new launched projects. ‘Honest Onion’ and ‘The Shared Heritage‘. In Sofia’s words, ‘The Shared Heritage Project’ was born from the idea of sharing projects with different people,…

Breakfast Toasts

So, it’s Sunday, you stayed in bed a little longer and it’s too late to have breakfast and too early to have lunch.

Breakfast Toasts is the way to go!

Vanessa’s Apple Pie

If you wish to make an apple pie from scratch, you must first invent the universe. – Carl Sagan Apple, flour, sugar, butter and cinnamon. YES! Nothing says lazy Winter Sunday morning as the smell of a homemade apple pie floating around your house. It just makes you feel all warm and cozy inside. When Vanessa shared…

Quick & Easy Berry (Non) Cheesecake

Quick & Easy Berry Cheesecake but without the cheese. Confused?! I shall explain! I came up with this quick and easy recipe a few years ago. Cheesecake is one of my favorite desserts but it’s not that easy to make. When I had friends coming over for dinner, I would spend a lot of time preparing everything else and…

Noura’s Tuna Lasagna

For many years now I have been telling my friend Noura that she should do a come back to her old rap/hip hop days. Until that happens, I just convince her to cook for me. I love my friends, particularly the ones that can cook and Noura has cooked some of the most delicious and…

Morning Porridge Oats

Oats! The wholegrain cereal is rich in fiber, has high protein content and helps stabilize your blood sugar. Pre or after a workout or just for a full on breakfast, porridge oats are just the best comfort breakfast ever and a great substitute of those ‘healthy wholegrain’ packed with sugar cereals that you have been eating…