Nomtastic: Mini Pumpkin Pies

It’s high time for pie time; pumpkin pie time. Miniature pumpkin pies to be exact. Yes, you read that right, mini-fucking-pies.Let’s be honest for a moment, shall we? I have an obsession with miniature things. The little girl in me squeals with delight any time I see something that has been shrunken to a perfect hand held size.

20 Oct 2011 12:11 GMT

Vegan Nibbles: Orange Cardamom Truffles

My house is looking more and more like a Willy Wonka dream than a place to live as I'm trying to churn out close to 150 truffles by Friday. It was fun for a while, then tiring, then annoying, then oddly relaxing. While I'm riding out the oddly relaxing wave I thought I'd share one of the recipes I'm rolling up. 

19 Oct 2011 12:00 GMT

Vegan Nibbles: Chocolate Pudding

There is something spectacularly old fashioned and homey about a big bowl of pudding. Give me some pudding with whipped cream and I'm instantly transported back to the imaginary 1950s Americana diner -eating upbringing I did not have (see picture). Ingredients2 cups almond milk4 tablespoons corn starch or arrowroot powder

12 Oct 2011 13:08 GMT

Black Forest Cream Cheese Brownies

There's something about autumn that makes me want to bake. There's also something about baking that manages to stop me being in a vile mood.  This week has been pretty autumnal and I've been pretty cranky, so it was only right that I spent last night baking.My "go to" recipe for such times is Nigella Lawson's cream cheese brownies, from 

10 Oct 2011 09:03 GMT

Nomtastic: Caramelized Onions

First, let me begin by saying I used to hate onions with a passion. The taste, the smell, the watering eyes; I just didn’t get it. My first good experience with an onion was an onion ring, but I rationalized that the only reason it was tasty was the deep fat fried batter. Because everyone knows once you deep fry something it’s just better.

06 Oct 2011 09:05 GMT

Vegan Nibbles: Mega Mash

Last week's Shepherdess Pie had me really interested in mashed potatoes... In an effort to not eat basically the same thing two weeks in a row, we're going to reinvent the concept of mashed potatoes with mighty millet! And cauliflower!

05 Oct 2011 12:06 GMT

The Bottlepink Pomegranate Daqueri

October is the only month that I can tolerate a lot of pink. I do like pink, but I refuse to like things just because they are pink. (Pink does stink, afterall.) As you probably noticed from the influx of pinkness everywhere, it’s October - breast cancer awareness month.

04 Oct 2011 14:45 GMT

Give Your Wardrobe a Seasonal Sort Out

I live in a small apartment. My bedroom is so small that the wardrobe doors crash into the foot of the bed every time I open them. This lack of space, combined with my love of clothes, means that I have had to master the art of the wardrobe sort out.What was once a chore has become an event that I look forward to – wading through piles of clothes and creating order where chaos reigns supreme. It is a chance to get on top of life, to rediscover forgotten treasures and bid farewell to it...

03 Oct 2011 12:05 GMT

Nomtastic: Autumn Apple Bars

It is officially fall; neither the calendar nor the weather can deny it any longer. Apples and pumpkins seem to be the stars of the show lately, so I decided to showcase a delicious recipe that is perfect for cold fall days where you need to spend a few hours inside. The first time I made this I decided it’s a handheld form of apple pie but with more crust. The crust is my favorite part of apple pie so for me this is a win-win. It’s the perfect crust:filling ratio AND IT FITS IN YOUR H...

29 Sep 2011 12:25 GMT

Vegan Nibbles: Shepherdess Pie

Through my Googling efforts, I believe "shepherdess pie" is the correct name for a meatless Shepherd's Pie. If that's not right, I apologize, I'm not British. I've never actually had any version of this dish until I attempted it over the weekend. Boy was I missing out!Ingredients

28 Sep 2011 08:48 GMT

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