Keen Bean Pasta Salad for One

Blue Backpiece by Stasia Burrington   Keen Bean Pasta Salad for One (my photo)   The sun is shining today; it’s one of those days where the air feels like spring is just around the corner. The greys and browns of winter are slowly giving way to green roots and blue skies. This is my…

Easy 3-Herb Pesto

Art via The Art of Animation   If your herb garden is in need of raiding, making pesto is one of the best ways to go about it. Traditionally, pesto includes a hard cheese such as parmesan; leaving it out really lets the vibrancy if the herbs and creaminess of the pinenuts shine through. The…

Victory Strikes Again Vegan Lasagne

Gwen Stefani via HFGL @ VFiles (love Gwen ♥)   Finally, a lasange recipe that isn’t gianorm potluck size! This makes enough for up to four servings – you want to use a baking dish around 5 x 9″ in size. Tofu-phobes, soy allergy peeps and those suffering from tofu fatigue take note: This is…

Cannelloni with Basil-Tofu Ricotta and F*ck Yeah Garlic Tomato Pasta Sauce

Via Internally Erased @ Tumblr   Perhaps it is a subconscious result of all the Sopranos being watched in my household, but I am giving Italian cuisine some serious love lately! Basil-Tofu Ricotta is heaven-sent for dairy free lovers of Italian food. The recipe is adapted from Isa & Terry‘s Veganomicon, though it first appeared…

Creamy Pumpkin Baked Pasta (Gluten Optional)

Kitteh Via Ffffound   Some evenings, all you want is a big, fat comfort dinner. A giant bowl of pasta sprinkled with cheese was my go-to for years when I was in the doldrums of lazy vegetarianism. I used to think that eating vegan would mean the end of all things creamy and satisfying passing…

Whatever Pasta & Thick Garlic-Tomato Sauce

Via Endeictic @ Tumblr   Pasta, pasta, pasta. I have been rediscovering my love recently. This is another simple pasta recipe that is a great weeknighter. Easy, fast and flavour-packed; just how you want it after a long day. I threw this together as a side dish for dinner tonight, when I had simultaneous garlic…

Spinach-Tomato Coated Fusilli

By Camille Rose Garcia, from her 2010 exhibition The Hydra of Babylon   This pasta makes me do my happy dance. The key to making it kick ass is being patient enough to let the sauce reduce into a thick, rich, tomatoey wonderfulness, so don’t be in a hurry!   Spinach-Tomato Coated Fusilli What you…