vixbakes

(vegan baking + other minor obsessions)

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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

Perfect Simple Raw Truffles

Every vegan cook should have a good raw truffle recipe under their sleeve. This is mine – deeply chocolate truffles that are quick to put together and easy to handle … Continue reading

17 February 2013 · 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

Vegan Classic Dulce de Leche (more dulce de leche philosophy than you will ever need + recipe)

My earliest memory somehow revolves around dulce de leche. I was only 2 and my parents and grandparents had been invited to a dinner party at a neighbour’s house. We … Continue reading

3 October 2012 · 5 Comments