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Seasonal & Festive Recipes

This section will build over time to include recipes for different festive occasions. Currently we have recipes for Burns Night, Valentine's Day, St David's Day, Easter, Diwali, Halloween and Christmas. Enjoy!

  • Bara Brith

    Serves: Makes 1 loaf
    Time to prepare: 8 hr 10 mins
    Time to cook: 1 hr 45 mins
    Dietary requirements: Dairy-free, Halal, Vegan (with substitutions)
    Bara Brith translates to ‘speckled bread’: it’s a rich fruit tea loaf that’s popular all over Wales. Serve it sliced and buttered.For egg replacement ideas, click here.For V for Life’s posit
  • Christmas Syllabub

    Serves: 4
    Time to prepare: 20 mins
    Dietary requirements: Egg-free, Gluten-free, Vegan (with substitutions), Wheat-free
    This is rich, but lovely for a treat. It’s good on its own, but also goes well with Christmas Pudding and mince pies! For a vegan version, use a plain vegan cream, such as Elmlea plant cream.&n
  • Welsh Crempog (Welsh Pancakes)

    Time to prepare: 40 mins
    Time to cook: 10 mins
    Dietary requirements: Halal, Vegan (with substitutions)
    Welsh crempog (also known as Ffroes) differ from the British/French crêpe. They’re more like American pancakes and bigger than Scotch pancakes, and often served stacked in a pile and smothered with
  • Leek and Cheese Muffins

    Serves: 10
    Time to prepare: 10 mins
    Time to cook: 20 mins
    Dietary requirements: Vegan (with substitutions)
    ​For egg replacements, see here
  • Puff Pastry Tartlets

    Serves: 10
    Time to prepare: 10 mins
    Time to cook: 25 mins
    Dietary requirements: Dairy-free, Egg-free, Vegan
    These pastries are bound to impress and can be topped with a variety of fruits. If using a different brand of pastry, always check the label to check that it is made to a vegan recipe.
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