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Continue to enjoy cakes and comfort food, curries and healthy meals - and all your favourite dishes - the vegan-friendly way. Find more ideas and support our work with recipe books in our shop. Try Cooking Vegan by dietitian Vesanto Melina and chef Joseph Forest for full, nutritionally analysed recipes for people of all ages.  

Don't forget to head over to our blog where we often feature recipe bloggers. Featured articles include how to throw an impressive dinner party for non-vegans and more.

We also have a helpful list of sandwich and wrap filling ideas

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Please note all the recipes in this section are copyrighted by their authors. There are very few recipes that The Vegan Society owns itself, but we have been lucky to receive permissions of some authors to share their recipes.

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Mapo Tofu close up

Mapo Tofu

This is a traditional recipe from Sichuan and is also one of the most popular tofu dishes in Chinese...(Read more)

Mediterranean rice salad

Mediterranean rice salad

A Cornish pasty generates 2.1 times more CO2e than a Mediterranean rice salad(Read more)

Melty white 'cheese'

Pour this thick, creamy sauce over steamed vegetables, baked potatoes, macaroni - or drizzle it over pizza or casseroles...(Read more)

aquafaba meringues in bowls

Meringue nests with strawberries and cream

Aimee from Wallflower Kitchen shows you how to use aquafaba – the water from a can of chickpeas –...(Read more)

meringues on a tray


With the magical discovery of aquafaba, vegan meringues that taste just like the real thing are everywhere. Enjoy...(Read more)

Mexican bean rice

Mexican bean rice

Get all the protein with this delicious Mexican rice.(Read more)


Mexican chilaquiles with guacamole 

The Vegan Society's Head of Campaigns and Policy, Louise Davies, offers her twist on a classic Mexican breakfast.(Read more)

Mexican rice

A dish that’s easy to whip up with a few cupboard essentials, making it a midweek lifesaver(Read more)

Midweek Carrot and Potato Tray Bake

Midweek Carrot and Potato Tray Bake

Weeknight cooking doesn’t get much easier than a tray bake. You whack everything in a roasting tin and then...(Read more)

photograph of tofu on a plate

Millet and tofu cakes

Everyone - vegan and non-vegan alike - becomes tired of the same old pasta and rice dishes that we...(Read more)

Risotto rice

Millet and vegetable risotto

You'll notice this recipe calls for pesto. You can find ready-made vegan versions in the free-from aisle of many...(Read more)

image of millet squash warm salad served in a bowl with knife and fork

Millet Squash Warm Salad

Servings: 4 

Prep time: 10 min 

Cooking time: 30...(Read more)

mincemeat baklava on a plate surrounded by pine cones

Mincemeat Baklava

Mincemeat Baklava

Makes around 20 pieces

Christmas puddings can be expensive to buy, and...(Read more)

soup in a ceramic bowl

Minestrone soup

If you make this soup nice and thick it'll be easier for little people to manage.

...(Read more)

Mini no-bake raspberry cheesecakes

These irresistible no-bake mini cheesecakes make a gorgeous vegan-friendly dessert, just the job for sharing with friends on a...(Read more)

Mini vegan quiches

This is a great, easy recipe that you can vary to your hearts content.(Read more)

photograph of Miso, Tahini and Tofu Ramen in a bowl

Miso, Tahini and Tofu Ramen

This miso, tahini and tofu ramen is like a hug in a bowl. It’s one of my favourite cold...(Read more)

Mixed vegetable akara in a bowl

Mixed Vegetable Akara

This twist on the popular West African snack, Akara, is not only easy to make but...(Read more)

chocolate cake

Mocha chocolate cake

Look up 'decadence' in the dictionary and it's quite likely you'll find a picture of this cake (well, probably...(Read more)

Moroccan-spiced tofu and giant couscous

Sub for regular-sized couscous if you’re in a pinch(Read more)


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