Friday, 21 August 2009

Maplespice and all things nice

It is not often I go to a vegan food blog site and go 'oh my goodness I’ve stumbled upon some real delectable treasures here. All mouth watering and food I really want to eat'. But this is what happened to me when I came across Debbie's blog Maple Spice by pure chance while surfing the net a little while ago. I so wish I had found it much earlier. The dishes are all photographed beautifully too. It shows that some of the best blogs are yet to be discovered and are not on many peoples blogroll. I know there are a lot of established vegan food blogs about, but for me this is perhaps my favourite vegan food blog by far. I also like the fact that many of the recipes do not rely too heavily on specialist ingredients which some vegan food blogs do, such as vital wheat gluten to make seitan (a vegan mock 'meat' substitute) which is both expensive and difficult to find in the U.K.

So do go and check it out, if nothing else I think you will be impressed with the Veggie Burger cake,vegan fondant fancies and double layer pumpkin cheesecake.

Here are some of the innovative vegan recipes that have excited me, I will definitely be making these in the very near future. The Artichoke heart pasta; apple pie jam; fondant mushrooms; and the vegan rullepølse.


  1. Wow, thanks so much for such a kind write up!! I really am speechless and was so chuffed I had to send a link to this to my parents back home :) Really, you've truly made my day (or more!) Thanks again, I'm going to enjoy perusing your blog more this weekend too, love it!!

    Best Wishes

  2. Hi Debbie,

    You are so very welcome. I am humbled that I made you day! It's nice to make people smile, doesn't cost anything does it?! And I am so touched that you got your parents to come by and visit the link.

    Warmest of wishes, and I hope you do get some visitors from A2K.

  3. I cant wait to check it out! I hate mock meat, so im sure i will browse happily through the recipes too. I also find it hard to find unusual ingredients in Adelaide, I only very recently found vegan cheese in a shop :)


  4. Rose,
    I think Maple Spice is great vegan food blog. Such beautiful photographs too. I do hope you like it as much as I do.

  5. shall we just make up our own name for those lovely blue plants? I always think of butterflies when I see them ;o)

  6. Hi Nic,
    I think we should. Butterflies, yeah I can see why they remind you of butterflies! : )

  7. Hi again Mangocheeks! I was just reading this again and can't believe I didn't think up 'Maplespice and all things nice' I've been wanting to replace the 'version 2.0' (which was supposed to be just temporary) with something else for my blog description and would like to use this.

    I'm thinking 'maplespice and all vegan things nice' but wanted to ask you first of course as you cleverly thought it up :):)

    Thanks so much again!

  8. Oh Debbie,
    So kind of you to ask, but I hardly have copyright to it. Please do go ahead. I can't wait to check it out!

  9. Thanks for pointing out this great blog!


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