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Easy Vegan Indian Bowl – Roasted Vegetable and Coconut Curry, Black Kale Daal and Coconut Rice

Better than takeaway! Wayyyy better!! Made with only fresh vegetables and spices, this Indian feast is delicious, rich and healthy too.  I’ve stripped down the preparation and ingredients, so this need not be a weekend treat.  It’s very mid-weekable!  Three recipes, served with our favourite condiments and we’re feasting vegan style! I’m addicted to spice! […]

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People Food Music – Permaculture in rural India using community, food and music

LEARN AND CONTRIBUTE HERE I spent time at Solitude Farm in Auroville, Tamil Nadu (India) a couple of years ago.  I was writing Peace & Parsnips at the time, something I did in six different countries whilst travelling around the world.  In a strange way, the more I travelled and spent time with local, proactive farmers, the more I realised my […]

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Chai! Spiced and Warming Indian Tea (plus some travel snaps of India)

“Chaichaichaichaichaichai!”  A cry you will hear quite often when wandering around India.  In the streets, in the middle of the night on a train, it’s a bit of a theme tune to your day.  Jane has several versions recorded which we like to play and bring a little bit of India into the Beach House (along […]

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Lets Eat India! – Northern Episode

More action from ‘The Jalebi Express’ as Dad and I attempt to eat the Northern part of India.  One Thali at a time…. Lets Eat India! – Northern Episode.

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Israeli Salad (The Indian Traveler Classic) and Tribal Vegans

  B.H.K. IN JODPHUR, INDIA I actually had our homestay’s version of this for breakfast today, sitting on a roof terrace feeling inspired, taking in the massive Mehangarh fort and early morning city skyline with black kites hovering overhead.  The perfect breakfast setting!  I had forgotten about this traveler classic salad.  I enjoyed it so […]

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We’re Back! and India Holiday Snaps

We’re back!  In two pieces;  older, wiser and hairier! North Wales is shining; bee buzzing, flowers swaying, sheep baaaaaa-ing. This is definitetly the home of the B.H.K. Writing the blog from distant shores just seems a little strange, the creative culinary juices just aren’t flowing as deeply as when we’re hanging out up here with […]

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North Indian Feast – Baingan Bhantha and Gobi Tikka

Our first cooked meal in what seems like and age, for no other reason than Ravi Shankar and memories of warm chapattis in Varanasi. Thats all we need and we’re back in the land of spice and wonder. Mother India, her food tantalises our palates and senses. I was spending some time with brother Justin […]

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Vibrant Vegan! Cooking – Organic soul food in stunning Snowdonia

Picking my own ingredients freshly is a dream. All grown to organic standards just beside the kitchen.  This is surely every cooks idea of paradise!  I felt like sharing a few pictures of what I’ve been harvesting of late.  Good food comes from the earth, from rich soils, the very best vegetables are always local, […]

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Vibrant Vegan! Snowdonia – Plant-based Cooking and Yoga Holiday, 21st-25th September 2019

  TIME TO NOURISH, RELAX AND GET INSPIRED!   This Vibrant Vegan! holiday offers a healthier approach to life and delicious plant-based food, space to rejuvenate, learn, develop and chill in beautiful surroundings, reconnect with nature and a sense of well-being.   This is a celebration of good living!   Your host is Lee Watson […]

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Quick and Delicious Plant-based Brunch! Middle-Eastern Mushrooms, Purple Sprouting Broccoli and Smoky Chickpeas

A simple, colourful and delicious brunch that is ready in double quick time. I wanted something fresh, tasty and healthy this morning.  It’s Sunday, a treat brunch is on the menu!  I love baked beans, but fancied something healthier with a spicy and smoky twist, also pan fried vegetables with some of my favourite flavours […]

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Thai Red Pepper and Coconut Soup – Vegan

Something quick and easy to kick start 2019! A simple, healthy and delicious soup with some of the Thai flavours I totally love. This is how I’d like to kick off 2019, a steaming, bright and nourishing bowl of goodness.  Red peppers are packed full of vitamin C and after the festive season, I’m sure […]

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Italian Herb and Sun Dried Tomato Dumplings

  Thanks for your patience everyone, I’ve finally got around to posting this recipe.  It’s been a long time coming, but I’ve had a few things on my plate (see below;). These dumplings are perfect with pasta and a rich tomato sauce, but also ideal served in a wrap, as a canape/ starter. This is […]

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Mushroom and Squash Rogan Josh – Traditional Kashmiri Curry

Make a decadent, aromatic, rich curry from scratch and even make your own spice mix.  I’ve cooked this curry, and variations of it, loads recently, but think this version is the best.  It does take a little longer, but you just can’t compare the flavours.  I’ve given you options to make this a quick curry […]

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Roasted Mediterranean Vegetable Rice – Lebanese Style

This is a real centre piece dish which is simple to make and packed with big flavours and colours.  This recipe will add a little warming spice and vibrancy to your autumn cooking. You may not have roasted, or baked, rice before, but it’s an easy way of getting really intense flavours into a rice […]

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Mango and Papaya Chutney

A tangy summertime tropical treat that goes well with most things; curries, burgers, salads, vegan cheese.  I used our Moxarella – Vegan Mozzarella recipe here on quite a tropical ploughman’s style platter. Mango and papaya are two of my favourite fruits, although getting good ones can be tough in Wales.  I’ve noticed more papayas becoming […]

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Egyptian Summer Mezze – Tomato & Cumin Chickpeas

Have you tried Egyptian food?  This is the ideal recipe to start.  Many people ask for quick and easy recipes that are tasty, nutritious and something that can be rustled up without fuss.  Here we are! This an ideal summer dish, light and good to go for a picnic twist, it can be eaten hot […]

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Top 10 Cooling Summer Recipes – Healthy, Plant-based, Delicious!

Here’s some of our favourite recipes to go with this heatwave.  We spend plenty of time in tropical and steamy places, so we know how to keep things cool when the thermometer starts to rocket.  There are even rumours right now of people in North Wales wearing shorts! Chill Out! Focusing on cooling ingredients, especially […]

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Goan Jackfruit Curry – Totally Tropical!

This curry is totally over the top in all the right ways!!  Flavours, intensity, creaminess, coconut!  India cooking rocks my world, how about you? Making things like this masala paste at home brings any kitchen to life with incredible colour’s and fragrance.  Apparently it’s spring, but looking out the window here in Wales, we’re in […]

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Vibrant Vegan! Healthy Cooking & Yoga Holiday, Cornwall

Friday 13th – Monday 16th July 2018 Boswedden House, St Just (near Lands End), Cape Cornwall   Nourish and rejuvenate mind, body and soul this summer in a stunning location. Come and join us in a picturesque location on the beautiful coastline of Cornwall, where we will enjoy a peaceful weekend of delicious plant-based food, […]

Categories: Cooking demos, Cooking Retreats, gluten-free, healthy, Healthy Eating, Nutrition, photography, plant-based, Relax, Vegan, veganism | Tags: , , | 11 Comments

BBQ Pulled Jackfruit – My twist on the vegan classic

Here’s my twist on a vegan classic!  Pulled jackfruit is all about that texture and when cooked like this, gives all the crispy, caramelised happiness that pulled pork can. You decide what to serve it with, but I love it with a little more BBQ sauce (find my new recipe below) and some smoky mayo, […]

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