Vegan Oreo Brownies ¦ Fudgy, Gooey and Decadent

I currently work in a Gelato shop in Edinburgh, since starting there I’ve developed a vegan waffle batter recipe I’m very proud of as well as some vegan cakes which go down well. This… is one of those cakes. I often make them with crumbled up Oreo but you can really add in whatever you…

Vegan Okonomiyaki 

First off what’s an okonomiyaki? It’s a savoury pancake found across Japan. There are several styles depending on what region your in, the ones we tried in Japan were – Hiroshima style – A thin crepe like pancake   Often topped with a fried egg or bacon served on top of stirfried noodles. Osaka style…

Kimchi Mac ‘N’ Cheese ¦ Vegan, Oil Free, Low Fat

A few weeks back I made a bumper lot of kimchi, you can see the video here Today I’ve used it alongside my fat free mixed veg pasta sauce to make kimchi mac ‘n’ cheese. While in the video I only made one this recipe ended up making two big dishes so enough to feed…

Vegan Zagreb ¦ What I ate in day & Red Pepper Stew Recipe

We spent a week exploring Zagreb and now we’re home. I’ve posted a video already about the restaurants we visited and the delicious food we had there, this video is the other side of things. Here I’ll show you what we ate for breakfast and dinner thanks to the amazing produce available at the markets…

September Round Up

In August everything was put on hold in Edinburgh while the festival took over, now we’re back to normal and there have been quite a few changes. Intention 1 – Improve my physical health. I’ve kept on top of my walking habit which is fantastic. According to my Fitbit it also means my cardio has…

Blueberry & Maple Scones ¦ Quick and Simple!

Sometimes for lunch (or dinner) we like to have a mini afternoon tea. We’ll make plates of sandwiches and have warm scones with a cup of tea afterwards. This time I made us blueberry and maple scones so we don’t need the added jam and ‘cream’. Ingredients – 180 ml boiling water 210g of plain…

It’s October which means… Pumpkins!

Pumpkins are one of my favourite vegetables but we only get them once a year and even then they are used for lanterns and not much else. I hate all that waste so last year I made a few recipe videos to show you what you can use them for instead. … the question is…

Cooking on Holiday ¦ Soy and Red Pepper Stew

We got an insane amount of red peppers this morning at the market for just 10kr so I've made a pepper stew for dinner with sweetcorn rice, salad and mixed picked veg. A post shared by A Year of Vegan Eats 🌱 (@umeko_chan) on Sep 22, 2017 at 9:55am PDT While we were away in…

Kimchi

A year ago I made a ‘kimchi style cabbage’ video as I wasn’t too good with the heat of chilli. Since then my tastes have completely changed and now I’m a huge fan of chilli! I’ve been making kimchi for a few months now and love to experiment with different cabbages and greens with the…

Project Clear Out – Week 2

Here we are at week 2 of the clear out. Week 1 went well but this week I need to be even more mindful of what I’m buying as were going away next week and I don’t want food to go in the bin/rot away while we’re not here. This week I skipped my normal…

What I Eat in a Day – Friday at Work

I’ve been asked a few times what I eat in a day so here it is. If you follow my Instagram or Facebook pretty much everything I post can look intimidating for people starting out or people who don’t cook… at least that’s what I’ve been told anyway. This is to show that everything I…