Cranks vegetarian recipes

April with Cranks and a Vegetarian Cookbook Giveaway!

April with Cranks and a Vegetarian Cookbook Giveaway!

If you’re a regular reader, you will know that I’ve teamed up with Cranks in the past on some exciting projects, (like this one), and so I was thrilled when they invited me to do a ‘website takeover’ for the month of April, writing recipes and blog posts on their site, on the theme of ‘eating seasonally’
Gearing up for National Vegetarian Week with Cranks

Gearing up for National Vegetarian Week with Cranks

Once again, I’ve teamed up with Cranks to talk about all things veggie, and to share the story of our partnership, as part of the National Vegetarian Week ‘Share Your Stories’ campaign

My Vegetarian Story for National Vegetarian Week

Mr TS arrived in my life with a selection of vibrantly coloured jumpers, a wok and a copy of the first CranksVegetarian Recipe book which still sits happily on my groaning recipe book shelf today
A Vegan - Vegetarian Christmas Centrepiece Raised Pie

A Vegan - Vegetarian Christmas Centrepiece Raised Pie

I've been a long time fan of Cranks an I am a member of the Vegetarian Society, so you can imagine my delight when I learned that Cranks have officially been Approved by the Vegetarian Society, a UK brand as longstanding and veggie obsessed as Cranks are and to celebrate this new partnership, as well as raise awareness of vegetarianism and veganism this season, I thought I would create an old fashioned Vegetarian Raised Pie made with hot water crust pastry

Mu Shu Tofu (Vegetarian)

Mu Shu Tofu (Vegetarian)I love coming home to find that a new delivery menu or two has been slid underneath the front door
Tuscan Vegetable and Bean Stew - Recipe Feature

Tuscan Vegetable and Bean Stew - Recipe Feature

To me, the name Cranks is synonymous with great tasting, wholesome vegetarian food. I received payment for recipe development and ingredients, from Cranks
Easter Monday Meal Plan: Pace Eggs, Pizza and 5:2 Diet Recipes

Easter Monday Meal Plan: Pace Eggs, Pizza and 5:2 Diet Recipes

Vegetarian. Easter Monday Meal Plan. Pace Eggs, Bread, Cakes and 5. 2 Diet Recipes. Pace Eggs, Pizza and 5. I hope you have got time to read my meal plan for this week, as I have decide to post a monthly meal plan………got you
Homity Pies and Scotch Eggs

Homity Pies and Scotch Eggs

I've also owned and used the Cranksvegetarian cookbook for years and my Homity pie is a variation of theirs
Wholemeal shortcrust pastry

Wholemeal shortcrust pastry

This wholemeal shortcrust pastry recipe is from my old, oh so old and beloved Cranks’ Recipe Book and every time I go through it I am overwhelmed by this feeling of happy days and the first ever vegetarian, organic, wholefood restaurant in London
Slow cooked oxtail pie, with suet crust pastry

Slow cooked oxtail pie, with suet crust pastry

225g of self-raising flour, 110g of suet (using vegetarian suet here would be insane), salt, pepper and enough water to bind everything together into a pliable, slightly wet dough
Recipe: Mushroom & Merlot Posh Pasties

Recipe: Mushroom & Merlot Posh Pasties

This post was sponsored by Cranks, in support of The Vegetarian Society’s National Vegetarian Week. For me, a vegetarian option for Sunday Lunch should be big, bold, tasty, and enough of a ‘showstopper’ to make the meat-eaters insanely jealous
Pitta bread

Pitta bread

Hoorah. Celebrity MasterChef has started. First up we had a ‘much loved’ news anchor a BBC CBeebies presenter, two retired sportsmen – one tennis, one snooker, and a comedy legend
A Proper Vegan Homity Pie

A Proper Vegan Homity Pie

Then for some reason vegetarian Homity Pies fell out of fashion. In recent years Homity Pies have made a comeback, appearing on menus as a vegetarian option at places like Pieminister, you can also find various versions of it at farmers markets, but today we go one better by offering a vegan version
Homity pie bites

Homity pie bites

Have you ever read the Cranks Bible. Don’t worry, I’m not getting all religious on you – it’s a vegetarian cookbook full of really interesting and original recipes