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Mango Cashew 'Cheesecake' Recipe

We wanted a special Mother’s Day recipe to celebrate with this weekend, and felt that this Mango Cashew “Cheese”cake is perfect for the occasion. My Mum loves a cheeky slice of cake now and again, and these little guys are quick and easy to make, impressive to look at, and healthy whilst suitably luxurious and indulgent, as a good treat should be. Best of all, you can make them up in advance and then all you have to do to serve is take them out of the fridge! The “cheese” is made from soaked and blended cashew nuts, combined with coconut milk, and I absolutely love it! The mango brings a natural sweetness which is balanced with the aromatic turmeric...

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Recipe - Roasted Cauliflower Schwarma Steaks With Zhoug Couscous, Chickpeas, Tahina & Pomegranate

2017 was a game changing year for cauliflower. The humble cauli’s image went from been seen as a soggy side to becoming the alchemist’s dream ingredient. When roasted, it’s sweet, nutty, yeasty richness really gets a chance to shine. There’s also an element of theatricality to the cauliflower being served as a roasted centerpiece, with its burnt smoky edges and incredible Fibonacci marbling. To make a complete meal, the roasted cauliflower is served with a chickpea and pomegranate couscous that is seasoned with Zhoug, a kind of Middle Eastern pesto, made from green chilli, garlic and fresh green herbs.

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Tasha's Rendang Curry - The Best Known Malaysian Curry goes Vegan!

Tasha is a friend of Make Kit and has contributed this recipe to our recipe library. Read her story of where this recipe comes from below.  Rendang is probably the best known of Malaysian curries, and deservedly so. It’s fragrant, rich and pungent. Traditionally rendang is served on special occasions such as Hari Raya (Eid), when a cow is ritually slaughtered and then cooked for the whole village. It’s usually made with beef or chicken and cooked for hours over a gentle heat to tenderise the meat, although in this vegan version, the deep, caramel flavours come from the natural oils released from the creamed coconut released in the browning.This recipe originally came from a close family friend, who is...

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Banana Bread Recipe

Hello everyone! Today we have something special and unique. And what might that be? Well it is an excellent recipe on making banana bread which is a type of bread made with mashed bananas. This is a great recipe whenever you have some spare bananas or see some bananas getting old. It’s super cheap and takes no time at all to whip up this basic recipe that is the perfect on the go snack, a bit of a treat that will give you a good long release of energy. A basic sponge is usually made up of equal parts of flour, butter, sugar and eggs. This cake finds sweetness in the dates and bananas, gets stuck together with the bananas...

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Chocolate, Chilli & Peanut Brownie

Naughty and nice all at the same time. For this recipe we find natural sweetness from dates, date syrup and sweet potatoes, and the tasty fats come from coconut oil and peanut butter. The sweet potatoes keep the cakes really moist, and also happen to be really good for you. You can see by their orange colour that they are a great source of beta-carotene, which is a precursor to Vitamin A. This recipe yields a dark and rich brownie, taste the mixture as you are preparing, if you want your brownie to be a little sweeter then add more date syrup. If you want it more or less spicy then adjust the chilli. The sweet potato works to bind...

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