Tofu Tuesday! Chocolate Pudding!

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It’s ‘Tofu Tuesday’ again and today I have a yummy recipe for you all. I blended this pudding together as an experiment after seeing lots of different tofu pudding recipes. I had a rumage through my pantry for ingredients and my ‘Chocolate Bananarama Pud’ was born!

Chocolate Bananarama Pud

Serves two

  • 300g Silken Tofu
  • 1 ripe Banana
  • Tsp Raw Cacao powder (you can use coco or cool melted chocolate if you don’t have Raw Cacao)
  • Tsp Agave syrup
  • 2 squares of Vegan Chocolate

1. Blend all ingredients (except the vegan chocolate) until smooth.
2. Pour equal amounts into two dishes.
3. Grate chocolate with a fine grater and sprinkle on top.
4. Refrigerate for a minimum of an hour.

I really want to experiment with toppings with this pudding! Fresh raspberries or strawberries with mint would be delicious!

I hope you enjoy my recipe, please feel free to comment below.

Vegan Treats! Week One!

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Hello all! I want to apologise for not posting anything yesterday. I had one of those days and I had to sort a few things out. I am back and ready to start posting again!

So, today is all about treats! I thought I would share my first attempt at making biscuits.  I think I was inspired by ‘The Great British Bake off’ this week, I know Paul and Mary would have a few things to say about my odd little biscuits.
I bought some brown rice flour last week and I was really looking forward to experimenting with it. I have always been gluten and lactose free so I am used to baking without, but I have always used an all purposes flour mix.
I used a recipe from Sweet Alternative by Ariana Bundy, which was a gift from my mum a few years ago. I decided to make a plain biscuit, which is always a good way to test combinations and experiment with various flavours.
I followed the basic recipe and added some lemon rind to give my biscuit a citrus kick as they were a little bland. The recipe was extremely easy to follow,  however, they had an odd aftertaste. I was the only one that noticed so maybe it’s just my palette. I’m going to carry on playing with flour combinations using this basic biscuit recipe, so I can find a recipe that I can enjoy with a cuppa.
Thanks for reading, please feel free to comment below. I will be back tomorrow! It’s Film Friday!

VeganMoFo Month!

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Today has been rather exciting in the Mosh Nosh household! Not only is it the first day of VeganMofo, but also it marks one month since becoming vegan! I am enormously thankful to the people around me who have been extremely considerate and to the staff in many of my favourite restaurants for being extremely helpful.

The past month has been brilliant! I thought being vegan and gluten free was going to be extremely difficult, but it has been a lot fun and I don’t feel like I have missed out on anything. I have eaten some amazing food and discovered great products over the last month that has made the transition easy.

I signed up for VeganMofo last week and I am extremely excited to take part in this amazing event! I have been busy brainstorming lots of different ideas and taking lots of photographs over the past week in preparation for Mofo.  I have finally settled on my schedule that I can fit around my day-to-day- life, it may not look overly exciting, but I promise each post will be full of colourful photographs and hopefully interesting content.

VeganMofo schedule

Monday- nuts about milk

Tuesday- tofu

Wednesday– mosh nosh visits…

 Thursday- Treats

Friday- films

Saturday- cookbook challenge

Sunday- my pantry

I am really looking forward to sharing all my ideas with you and please feel free to leave a comment below. Thanks for reading!