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Miso Soup with Crispy Smoked Tofu

Toss the tofu in sesame oil, season and fry for 4-5 minutes until crisp.

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Easy Cookies

We like to add a handful of dark chocolate chips, nuts (such as peanuts, macadamia nuts, or Brazil nuts) and a pinch of salt.

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Vegan Pinto & Pumpkin Casserole

Ladle this hearty South American casserole into warm bowls, sprinkle with fresh parsley and basil and serve with brown rice.

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Kick off your bread baking skills with this classic Italian bread. We like to add chopped olives, sun blushed tomatoes and chopped rosemary.

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Salmon Tikka

Enjoy the classic tandoori flavour dish, made with healthy ingredients. Don’t forget the hot naan to wipe up that delicious sauce…

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Lemon Drizzle

Indulge in this citrus classic – the perfect summer cake.

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Turmeric Latte

Enjoy this delicious, calming and healthy spice mix with a milk of your choice.

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Spicy Miso-Roasted Aubergine & Chickpea Couscous

Try out this wholesome veggie-centric dish smothered in La Despensa’s delicious spicy miso paste.

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Tahini Oat Bars

Healthy, rich and satisfying – perfect for that afternoon chocolate pick-me-up.

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Homemade Latte Machiatto

Whatever your milk choice, there should be something in your kitchen to help you create the foam – Hand blender? French press? Even a glass jar will work!

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Lentil Shepherd's Pie

This wholesome vegan dish is delicious topped with a little green pesto.

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Banana Bread

Indulge with this great vegan recipe. Add walnuts, chopped dates or some cheeky chocolate chips…

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Creamy White Beans

Choose your favourite greens and enjoy this hearty bean recipe from La Despensa Lisbon’s chef Karin Gama.

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