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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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Vegan cauliflower sumac salad with pomegranate seeds, walnuts and red peppers served in a bowl

Cauliflower sumac salad

If you haven’t tried sumac before, you are in for a treat! It gives a sour note and a...(Read more)

Vegan cauliflower vegetable and bean chili served in a bowl with mini tortilla

Cauliflower vegetable bean chili

An easy slow cooked all in one pot recipe, delicious to eat any time of day!(Read more)

Vegan celebration fruit cake served on a glass cake stand

Celebration fruit crown

A beautiful dessert, made to make an impact!(Read more)

Vegan spicy black bean rice served in a bowl

Chef Day Radley's spicy one pot black bean rice

This one-pot rice dish not only saves you washing up time, but can be easily adapted to use ingredients...(Read more)

image of cherries on a plate

Cherry and almond cake

A vegan version of an absolute cake classic - your granny will love it!(Read more)

Close up of cherries

Cherry basil crumble bars

This recipe is from The Great Vegan Bean Book.  It’s the beans that allow the crust to be oil-free,...(Read more)

Chestnuts on a wooden table.  Photo by Ylanite Koppens from Pexels

Chestnut and mushroom pie

Forget the traditional steak pie, this gorgeous chestnut and mushroom pie is ideal for your New Year's Day dinner....(Read more)

Chickpea & pumpkin burger served with red onions, green leaf and vegan mayonnaise in a bun

Chickpea & pumpkin burger

This burger is significantly healthier than supermarket alternatives and is a lot easier to make than you'd think!...(Read more)

Chickpea and cauliflower curry

Chickpea and Cauliflower Curry

For 8 serving(s).

Chickpea and Cauliflower CurryIngredients

Chickpea and coriander patties on a dark slate background with shredded vegetables

Chickpea and coriander patties

Serve with a salad or stick them in a wrap – these patties are protein-packed and versatile(Read more)

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Chickpea and mushroom curry

This cracking recipe is on a mission to prove that fast food doesn't have to be unhealthy. With an...(Read more)

Chickpea and onion omelette

Chickpea and onion omelette

A salmon and cream cheese bagel generates 3.5 times more CO2e than a vegan omelette(Read more)

Chickpea butternut tagine served in a shallow decorative plate

Chickpea butternut tagine

Beef kofta curry generates 2.3 times more CO2e than chickpea butternut tagine, and steak and chips generates 3.6 times...(Read more)

Two tagines on a table.  Photo by Maria Orlova from Pexels

Chickpea tagine

If you're not a big fan of dried apricots you could always substitute raisins or even dates. Whichever you...(Read more)

image of red kidney beans in a bowl

Chilli non carne

You defnitely don't need 'carne' to make a great chilli. Try this served with rice and a generous dollop...(Read more)

A plate of vegan chocolate chip cookies

Choc chip cookies

Non-vegan chocolate cake generates 5.3 times more CO2e than vegan chocolate chip cookies(Read more)

Vegan chocolate and miso mousse served with sesame brittle

Chocolate and miso mousse with sesame brittle

With its subtler flavour white miso lends itself to the richness of chocolate.(Read more)

Vegan chocolate banana cake on a woodern table.

Chocolate banana bread

This recipe is a delicious alternative to a classic banana bread, using cocoa and coconut to give it extra...(Read more)

Chocolate banana cake

Chocolate banana custard cake

Everything you loved about school dinners mixed into one cake - genius!

Serves 8

...(Read more)

A vegan chocolate ring birthday cake served on a plate.  Photo by Markus Spiske from Pexels

Chocolate birthday cake

Make all the children happy at the party with this cracker of a chocolate cake.(Read more)


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