Portuguese Sweets

Orange mini cheesecakes

Orange 'Queijadas' are very popular in Portugal. They are mini tartlets, typically made with milk and eggs. I had a go at veganising them, and the result is absolutely delicious! These tartlets are supposed to have a very moist sponge, just a little more consistent than a cheesecake. Super easy to make too, not too… Continue reading Orange mini cheesecakes

Healthy bits, other delicious bits

Chickpeas and chocolate chips cookies

Chickpeas are so versatile. Who would have thought that you can make delicious sweet cookies with these beautiful pulses? A 100g has 19g of protein, over 30% of the recommended daily dose of iron and magnesium. The fibre content is fantastic too. Also, this cookie dough can be eaten raw if you prefer! Time: 25… Continue reading Chickpeas and chocolate chips cookies

Mains, other delicious bits

Artichoke and sun-dried tomato pasta

I'm always thinking about news ways to cook pasta, I just love it! Arguably, any vegetables go well with pasta, if cooked well. However, there is something about Mediterranean style veggies, they just marry pasta perfectly. Artichokes and sun-dried tomatoes are a perfect combination! Super easy to make, you won't regret! Time: 25 minutes Type:… Continue reading Artichoke and sun-dried tomato pasta