Posts in Recipes
Silken tofu cheesecake

Not that long ago, I got a message from Suus from Puur Suzanne, who told me she had finally found the recipe for the best vegan cheesecake of all time. As any serious food blogger should, she put her own twist on it and also sent me the original recipe, so I could be creative with it as well. First, I followed the original recipe to try it out for myself, and honestly, I sold from the very first bite. Suus wasn’t lying: this is the best vegan cheesecake of all time

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Simple series oven baked tomatoes

When we first decided to start this series of simple recipes, we completely forgot about this one particular recipe. We have made this so often, we don’t even think about it anymore. And that while the entire point of this series is to share those basic recipes that you want to make over and over and over again. This particular recipe we have been making for over 13 years now, and it manages to turn any salad into a fancy meal..

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Coffee to stay chocolate donuts

Not long ago, I wrote an article about sustainable and organic coffee and tea. With every choice we make as consumers, we can exercise a little bit of positive influence on the world around us, such as the environment and work conditions. And seeing as Johann and I aren’t the only ones in The Netherlands with a coffee addiction – Dutch people drink the most coffee in all of Europe – it is amazing to be able to have coffee that not only tastes great, but is also produced fairly.

Recently, I was contacted by Coffee to Stay, from whom I learned that their business does not only make sure coffee bean farmers are compensated fairly for their work, but are also taught how to work with climate change

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Decadent chocolate tahini pie

This cake is truly luxurious. The biscuit made from chocolate and almonds, the layer of rich chocolate that covers it, the sweet fudge with sea salt, the tahini, and you could even add an extra layer of caramel with some coconut cream and powdered sugar if you want to go extra fancy. This cake is more than just a treat.

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Rawnola

If you want a quick and easy breakfast or snack to make without an oven, then rawnola is what you need. Seeing as it has become customary for us to start the day off with granola, it can be nice to mix things up a little sometimes. Oh, and if you add some extra dates or other dried fruits to this recipe, you can also make some delicious bars to take to school or work with you.

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Vegan and GF Banoffee pie

Sometimes you’re just in the mood for a fancy and sweet-tasting pie. Banoffee pie with salted caramel and caramelised banana is exactly that kind of pie. It’s that kind of pie you really shouldn’t take two slices of, but you do anyway

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Simple series tahini sauce

This has to be the easiest recipe we have, but we make this so often and we never get sick of it, so here it is anyway. This easy to make tahini dressing is delicious in a salad or with some grilled veggies. Or, if you make some quinoa with chopped raw vegetables, this dressing will finish it off perfectly!

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Simple series granola

Granola is the perfect recipe for someone who can’t bake to save their life, but it is also a great basis for a good healthy breakfast, and will give you a happy feeling for the rest of the week.

To be completely honest, this is also my way of cooking and baking: throw a bunch of stuff together and pop it in the oven. But, of course, Food Bandits does sound a lot nicer. We make a big bowl of granola regularly, and I have some every morning with some fresh fruits, and Johann drowns it in almond milk.

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Vegan and GF Pizza

Does this post really need an introduction? I can’t even express how happy and relieved I am now that we have a great recipe for gluten free and vegan pizza, that also actually tastes like pizza. No offence, but cauliflower is not pizza and courgette is not pasta. Both are great as veggies. Definitely! But we want actual pasta and actual pizza.

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Simple series sweet potato fries

For years I’ve said that fries were my favourite kind of food. Or at least until I began to realise that my body doesn’t actually react very well to it. Generally, it’s just too greasy for me, and on top of that I’ve also realised that eating fries actually makes me lose energy instead of gaining energy from it. So lately I yell about how much I love eating a whole jar of kimchi, and believe me I’m not even lying. The moment you open my fridge, you can just smell the fermented garlic and chili flakes. My other great love is sweet potato fries

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Vegan pavlova

This recipe has cost us a lot of sweat, blood and tears. Even though you can create some gorgeous white peaks from aquafaba (the water you find in canned chickpeas), I now found out the hard way that baking an actual classic pavlova with it is still quite a struggle. I think we must have tried out at least ten versions of this cake, but in the end, right at the moment we had decided to give up if this one didn’t work either, we succeeded. T

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Vegan strawberry custard tart

When I saw this vegan strawberry custard tart in the Vegan for good cookbook by Rita Serano, I knew I wanted it try it out. I immediately longed for summer when I saw those strawberries and the tart turned out to be lucious and tasty.

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Chocolate pear cake

Simple cakes are, of course, the best. Especially now that we’re so busy with selling our house, looking for a new house, Johann’s new job, and the new work for Food Bandits, we don’t really have the time to spend literal hours in the kitchen.

For this cake, you’ll only need a bowl and a wooden spoon, and you’ll be good to go!

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