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Parsnip & Apple Soup

Parsnip & Apple Soup

As the weather starts to get colder, soup is always a great choice for something filling, nutritious and warm. A few days ago I took part in Bedford’s own ‘SoupFest’ which was raising awareness and money for Bedford’s Homeless and many of Bedford’s top chefs came together and made soup to be sold on the […]

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Sesame Kale

Roasted Sesame Kale Chips

For a delicious and healthy snack, you can’t go wrong with these tasty kale chips. The good thing about kale is that you can flavour it with pretty much any herb and spice and it will taste great. Ingredients 1 large pack of kale (450g) 2 tbsp sesame seeds (white, black or mixed) Pinch of […]

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mini pecan & pumpkin pies

Mini Pecan & Pumpkin Pies

It is the time of year where pumpkins are in season and plentiful. After Halloween and leading up to Thanksgiving celebrations and Christmas, it is the perfect time of year to create these delicious beauties. Makes 12 mini pies or 1 large 9″ pie Ingredients Crust 1 1/2 cups self-raising flour 3 tablespoons plus 2 […]

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world vegan month november

November: World Vegan Month 2018

November celebrates World Vegan Month.   It is a time to recognise how far the vegan movement has come, to highlight how accessible and beneficial a vegan lifestyle can be and to encourage the vegan-curious to adopt veganism by sharing advice, recipes and ideas.   Here at Virtuoso Foods, we offer a tailor made vegan […]

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Vegan Vegetable Katsu Curry

Vegetable Katsu Curry

As the weather is starting to get colder, what better way to enjoy #meatfreemonday than with my delicious #vegan recipe for ‘Vegetable & Tofu Katsu Curry’. This is a dish that will surely warm you up and keep you nicely full through the day (I enjoyed this for lunch however you can prepare this and […]

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chickpea pancakes avocado salsa

Vegan Chickpea Pancakes

These are not only extremely delicious and filling, these pancakes are gluten free & vegan. They are delicious served up with sweet and/or savoury toppings. The picture I am showcasing here is what I enjoyed for lunch, something light and quick, topped with avocado, tomatoes, fresh mint & coriander leaves with a drizzle of olive […]

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Christmas Vegan Fest 151218

Christmas Vegan Festival, Bedford – 15 December 2018, 10am – 4pm

Come along to what will be a fantastic day filled with delicious foods, fresh smoothies and juices, great vegan products (including cosmetics), holistic therapies (massage, reiki, ear hopi), angel card readings plus so much more….all with a Christmas twist. There will be lots of Christmas gifts for your to purchase for your loved ones in […]

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Pickles cucumbers

Pickled Cucumbers (gherkins)

Make your own pickled cucumber at home the easy way. To make 2-4 litre jar Ingredients 3-4 packs of mini/baby cucumbers – approx 8 in each pack (readily available in most high street supermarkets 1 slice gluten free bread 2 tbsp fresh dill weed (can be dried although not as flavoursome) 1 tbsp black peppercorn […]

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Beetroot Chocolate Brownies

Beetroot Chocolate Brownies

When your sugar craving kicks in, opt for this truly tasty and decadent chocolate brownie brownie which is full of goodness as well as flavour. Makes 12 brownies Ingredients 2 medium beetroots 2 cups self-raising or gluten free flour (if using gluten free flour add 1 tsp of xanthum gum powder) 1/2 cup cocoa powder […]

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