Category Archives: Recipes

Cake Island – will the casters hold up?!

Cake Island is filled ready for our community cafe events this week, vegan sweet and savoury treats including banana muffins, colourful cupcakes, gluten free ‘cheeze’cake, gluten free choc orange brownies, chocolate crunch, pineapple upside down cake, lemon cake, ‘cheeze’ and … Continue reading

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Baking trials for Valentine’s Season

It’s romance season again – well, for some folks anyway! For me it is an excuse to try making some new cupcakes and decorating them with hearts and such. Whist Nic was doing her usual magic creating vegan ‘cheeze’ and … Continue reading

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On the menu this week, 18 – 23 March 2014

What are our special this week?  Seasonal, homemade, using local ingredients….  Tuesday – Thursday specials Sweet potato falafels served with pita and organic salad Homemade tomato soup Friday & Saturday Soup of the day:  Celeriac Specials: Pumpkin parcels served with … Continue reading

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Whatcha Green Smoothie!

We had some fun this weekend experimenting with making Green Smoothies in the cafe and giving away free samples to happy customers. Green Smoothies are any smoothie which incorporates enough dark green vegetables to give it a delicious, healthy colour. … Continue reading

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The secret of our cake! We share how it’s done, the dairy free way!

You may know that our cake is made without any milk or eggs.Actually, you might not know – the taste certainly won’t give it away! Vegan cake is a fine art, but very easy to learn – and once learnt … Continue reading

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Jani sends us a vegan recipe for Mud Pie – silly

What is this dish called? Mud pies Is this dish:- A recipe you made up from scratch History of this recipe:- I used to make it when I was six. If the recipe has been used at The Art House, … Continue reading

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Lou’s Bean Pâté recipe

History of this recipe:- We were buying in a perfectly tasty organic bean pâté, but one day ran out and Lou made this one. It’s so simple and VERY tasty, so we now have home made all the time (which … Continue reading

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Hello..?   OK today has been a nice busy one in the cafe with lots of lovely people visiting, chilling, chatting and eating lots of nosh.   Much laughter from ‘Les Cafe des Amis’ as per normal – and lots … Continue reading

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