Indonesian fried rice (nasi goreng)

Fried rice is a great vegan junk food, perfect on a Friday night with a couple of beers. Traditionally, this would require lemongrass and galangal, which can be hard to find the UK, so I omit them here. Instead of egg, which is common in many fried rice dishes, I like to add toasted cashew…

Rich veggie coconut korma

The best thing about this recipe is how flexible and versatile it can be- I love to use up any vegetables I have left in the fridge or freezer. It’s creamy, rich, comforting, and warm. I love to serve with fresh naan and turmeric sprinkled rice. The spices, especially turmeric and cayenne pepper, have significant…

Vegan mushroom risotto

This delicious risotto is versatile, indulgent, and comforting, and easy to adapt to make with any veggies. I used chestnut and shiitake mushrooms in this one, which you can get fresh or dried relatively cheaply from a Chinese supermarket if you have access to one. With the wine and meaty, textured mushrooms, this feels like…