Crispy smashed potatoes in a rocket and almond ‘pesto’ (vegan, FODMAP friendly)

Crispy smashed potatoes. In my eyes, there is probably no more beautiful sentence in the English language. Top them with pesto? Even better. Belinda Carlisle was correct, heaven is a place on earth. Over the years, I’ve learnt a couple of tricks to achieving a super crispy potato. Namely, choosing the right variety. There are…

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Chewy peanut butter bars with a chocolate coating (vegan, gluten free, FODMAP friendly, refined sugar free)

I am well renowned for the quantity of peanut butter I consume. If it weren’t somewhat grotesque and slightly concerning, it would actually be pretty impressive. So why not fuel my own addiction, I figured, by making chewy peanut butter bars slathered in dark chocolate? Kind of like a nougat-less Snickers (because I watched Gourmet…

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Vegan chocolate chip cookies that are gluten free and FODMAP friendly (using vegan butter)

After realising that my favourite version of the recent brownie was in fact the vegan variety, I have had a vegan baking epiphany. There’s something so triumphant about creating cookies that seemingly shouldn’t be able to exist. AKA: vegan chocolate chip cookies, that are also gluten free, nut free and FODMAP friendly. No egg substitutes,…

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FODMAP friendly vegan laksa with zucchini noodles and salt and pepper tofu puffs

FODMAP friendly vegan laksa. From the outset, let’s make it clear that this laksa is probably more ‘laksa’ than laksa. Because it is both FODMAP friendly and vegetarian (thereby inadvertently vegan) it is missing some components considered key. Namely, shallots, garlic, shrimp paste, fish sauce, generally some sort of seafood, and often a fried shallot…

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