Vegetarian for Life


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!

  • Mushroom, Nut & Cranberry Wellington

    Serves: 6
    Time to prepare: 20 mins
    Time to cook: 45 mins
    Dietary requirements: Dairy-free, Egg-free, Halal, Kosher, Vegan
    A wonderfully festive centrepiece! The filling could even be made in advance and frozen until you’re ready to wrap it and bake it.
  • Pancakes

    Serves: 3
    Time to prepare: 10 mins
    Time to cook: 15 mins
    Dietary requirements: Dairy-free, Egg-free, Halal, Kosher, Vegan
    ​These pretty pancake stacks would make a delightful breakfast for a special occasion. Adding the ground almonds is a nice way to boost the protein content.
  • Welsh Cakes

    Serves: Makes 10–12
    Time to prepare: 15 mins
    Time to cook: 20 mins
    Dietary requirements: Halal, Kosher, Vegan (with substitutions)
    By tradition, these teatime treats are cooked on a griddle over an open fire, but a heavy frying pan will do the job. Serve them warm with a dab of butter and a sprinkle of sugar.For egg replacement,
  • 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
  • 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
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