Orange, honey and mushroom chicken – vegan alt

A variation on a sweet and sour using mixed, dried mushrooms as they give a hearty texture for the non-meat eater. I cook the chicken separately so that my vegan daughter can have the dish without but still have a filling meal because the mushrooms are nice and chewy. Serves: 6 Chicken ingredients 600g skinless…

Tofu dhansak

Dhansak makes use of lentils to create a thick and somewhat sweet sauce that’s not very hot so everyone can enjoy it. Usually made with mutton or chicken, I’ve switched the meat for extra firm tofu and the ghee for plant-based margarine to make this a vegan dish. This recipe has a lot of ingredients…

Chicken chow mein – vegan alt in notes

Most chow mein recipes will tell you to use egg noodles. I use non-egg noodles so I do a chicken and a mushroom version, the mushroom one being vegan for my daughter. These dishes are great when topped with Kale crisps. Serves: 4 Ingredients 250g chicken breast, skinless and boneless 450g noodles, straight to wok…

Chicken with tomato and horseradish mustard – vegan alt in notes

Both the tomatoes and basil are sweet flavours so the horseradish and rocket zing balances them well. You’ll notice I cook the chicken separately from the sauce and I use soya yoghurt rather than dairy. This is so I can add a non-meat protein such as tofu or soya chunks for my vegan daughter, without…

About Andrew

Hi, I’m Andrew, the oldest and ugliest of the siblings. There are five of us and we all love to eat, trying new recipes and creating our own. I live in the county of Kent, in the South-East of England (the bit closest to France), with my wife and our 3 teenage children; two girls…