Vegan Lemon Meringue Pie – The Wonders of Aquafaba

Many of us have heard of ‘aquafaba’ now. The juice out of cans of chickpeas can be used to make vegan meringues, and as more people experiment we are discovering more ways it can be adapted to suit many of the complex uses of egg meringue.

So do you want to make your own vegan lemon meringue pie? Did you think going vegan would mean you would have to miss out on treats like this? Not at all! Here’s the recipe!

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Mum Makes Vegan “Unprocessed” Cheese Slices

Turns out Mum enjoyed cooking for YouTube. So here’s another episode of cooking with Mum. This time we have this easy homemade vegan cheese, which is great for adding to baked dishes such as lasagna, or cheese melties. I myself ate one this morning stirred into some baked beans, which created a delightful creamy cheesy sauce.

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A Study in Cauliflower

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Cutting carbs has once again become the flavour of the month in dieting. My hypothesis is that, at least in part, much of the success people have removing foods like bread, pasta, rice and potatoes from their diet comes more from an overall reduction in calories consumed than it does with some evil imbalance of macronutrients. For those of us who can’t bear the thought of having stir-fry without the rice or veggie-mince without a steaming side of mashed potato, maybe our good friend the cauliflower can help us out…

 

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