Month: August 2016

dessert, sweet, vegan

SALTED CARAMEL PRETZEL CHEESECAKES (vegan)

Ingredients

For the crust:
3 cups salted pretzels
1/4 cup vegan butter
1/4 cup dark chocolate
1/4 cup golden syrup (or other sweetener)

For the ‘cheese’ topping:
1 cup cashews (soaked overnight)
3 tablespoons lemon juice
4 dates
3 tablespoons coconut cream*
1 teaspoon vanilla extract
3 tablespoons coconut oil
1/2 cup soy milk
1/4 cup caster sugar

For the salted caramel sauce:
1/4 cup brown sugar
1 tablespoon vegan butter
3 tablespoons coconut cream*
1 teaspoon vanilla extract
1/2 teaspoon salt

Extra:
6 salted pretzels for topping

*You can get coconut cream from a can of coconut milk by placing the can upside down in the fridge overnight. When you open the can, the thick cream at the top is the coconut cream.

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aquafaba, savoury, vegan

VEGAN FISHCAKES WITH LEMON SOUR CREAM (vegan)

FISHCAKES

Ingredients

For the ‘fish’cakes:
1 pack firm tofu (crumbled)
2 nori sheets (crumbled)
2 spring onions (finely chopped)
1 red chilli (finely chopped)
1 cup aquafaba
1 cup flour
1 cup breadcrumbs
2 tablespoons dried herbs
Salt and pepper
1 tablespoon olive oil

For the lemon sour cream:
1 pack silken tofu
1 teaspoon maple syrup
1 tablespoon olive oil
Zest of 1 lemon
4 tablespoons lemon juice
Pinch of salt

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