Quiche is one of the great summer dishes, but for those following a vegan or gluten-free diet a good quiche is hard to come by. This is where our friends at The Cook and Him
blog come in, with this delicious vegan, gluten free caramelised leek, red onion, and vegan "cheese" quiche with a crust made from Hodmedod's Fava Bean Flour
Christine McFadden's new book Flour is a tour de force, comprehensively covering flours of every kind, from almond to yam. Among the recipes for pea flour
, fava bean flour
and quinoa flour
is this excellent plum and frangipane tart made with "the most beautiful melt-in-the-mouth" yellow pea flour
These quick and simple vegan pancakes can be cooked from scratch in just half an hour. The Fava Bean Flour
adds a deliciously nutty earthiness. Thanks to Maggie Franks of Delicious Nutritious
for the recipe inspiration.
Just when you thought sprouts couldn't get any better, The Cook & Him come up with the inspired idea of combining them with nutty camelina seeds
. Perfect for Christmas Day. Or any other day.
A lovely, lighter vegan alternative to traditional rich and heavy Christmas fruit cake – but still full of Christmassy flavours like cranberries, orange, walnuts and spices. Another easy but delicious recipe from Carol Kearns of The Art of Baking
An alternative stuffing recipe that's gluten-free, vegan and absolutely delicious to boot.
A spicy granola of oats, toasted pecans and puffed quinoa from food blogging duo The Cook & Him
. Our British chia seeds
make a great optional addition to this granola.
This inventive pie from Jenny Chandler uses mushy peas
as the heart of a comforting winter pie that makes a meal in itself or imposing side dish.
This piquant and fresh salsa verde uses our fermented Fava Umami Paste
in place of the usual preserved anchovies, a vegan alternative that provides a similar savoury depth.
Inspired by a recipe from River Cottage's Gill Meller
, this simple dish combines the tender creaminess of leeks with the crisp maltiness of toasted Naked Barley Flakes
or try Rye Flakes
- to make a simple lunch or sumptuous side.
A summer salad with plenty of ooomph provided by the fabulous depth of the Fava Umami Paste
used for the dressing. This is a great dish to prepare ahead; unlike most salads it gets better after a few hours.
When pasta-maker extraordinaire Carmela Sereno Hayes of Carmela's Kitchen
started experimenting with our pulse and quinoa flours
to make pasta we were excited to see what she would come up with. She hasn't disappointed! This light but flavoursome dish of fava farfalle makes a perfect late spring lunch and is a great introduction to making pasta from scratch.