vixbakes

(vegan baking + other minor obsessions)

Category Archives: kitchen adventures

Lazygirl Sourdough

I am selectively lazy. The way I see it, baking your own sourdough from scratch is a worthy endeavour, but kneading, punching down dough and shaping loaves… hmm, not so … Continue reading

29 May 2013 · 8 Comments

Gone Foraging: Wild Garlic + Mushroom Pie

Spring it is. And while spring weather in England is famously fickle, there is one thing you can always count on: wild garlic. As far as foragers go, I am … Continue reading

21 May 2013 · 10 Comments

Vegan Caramel Brownie Cake

Vegan chocoholics of the world, unite! A thin layer of chewy, gooey brownie overdosed with chocolate chunks, covered with a layer of home-made dulce de leche and topped with a light cream … Continue reading

11 May 2013 · 25 Comments

Kids’ Superfood Cookies

Despite my best efforts, my three-year-old daughter seems to be quickly turning into a very picky eater. These days most meals are met with an ‘I don’t like it’, plates … Continue reading

3 April 2013 · 4 Comments

Christmas Mincemeat Cupcakes with Brandy Buttercream

Wow, Christmas is around the corner once again. Where has the year gone? And once again I find myself with far less time on my hands than I would need … Continue reading

15 December 2012 · 2 Comments

Apple Almond Crumble Bars

Autumn is my favourite time of the year and surely one of the great things about the British autumn is Bramley apples. My father-in-law grows them in his garden and … Continue reading

2 November 2012 · 1 Comment

Raw Mince Pies

These lovely mince pies are raw and nut-free! They feature a lucuma-buckwheat crust that can be rolled and shaped like conventional pastry, which somehow self-dehydrates to achieve an almost cooked-like texture … Continue reading

31 October 2012 · Leave a comment

Raw Christmas Cake

Oh, this Christmas cake! A raw cake full of sultanas, goji berries, almonds, apricots and dates, and with a healthy dose of baobab powder. A white chocolate marzipan layer so … Continue reading

27 October 2012 · 4 Comments

Raw Biscotti

This is a simple yet beautiful recipe. The base is almonds and buckwheat, gently sweetened with dates, packed with currants and hazelnuts and with just a hint of cinnamon – … Continue reading

23 October 2012 · 3 Comments

Raw Flapjacks

This is a very healthy flapjack recipe, with a cashew, almond, sunflower and hemp seed base sweetened with dates and filled with cherries, pumpkin seeds and pistachios. Yacon powder adds … Continue reading

19 October 2012 · 4 Comments

Raw Brownies

Brownies are my thing. Since I can remember they have been my favourite thing to bake, share and snack on and I can eat in one sitting many more than … Continue reading

15 October 2012 · Leave a comment

Raw Hazelnut Torte

Back when I was pastry chef at inSpiral, I had on the menu a peanut butter pie which was essentially a huge vegan replica  of a Reese’s peanut butter cup. … Continue reading

11 October 2012 · 3 Comments