Loretta with the pasties and pies

Exciting Things Are Happening – New Website

The new website for all plant-based deliciousness is now live. I have not been in touch for a while and exciting things are happening. Well, since early November. Nyonya Recipe Shop Uk, is the new site for all things plant-based. Here we have new , well, new and popular products from the previous shop. The …

Sio Bao Pasty on a plate showing ther filling.

Peculiar Pasties: Vegan Pasties with an Oriental Twist

You might be wondering why I am doing pasties? The Pasties are rather peculiar as it is not your usual pasties. That is why I call it  Vegan Pasties with an Oriental twist.   Vegan Pasties with an Oriental twist.   Well, it all started when a business customer asked me to make vegan chocolate  …

Stonhenge, tourist, Salisbury, pagan, winter solstice

When Does the Preparation For Chinese New Year Begin?

Good question. I think it varies with different families. Tang Yuan.For our family, it begins after winter solstice. Winter solstice is on 22nd December. It is a very important day in the Chinese lunar calendar. It is the shortest day of the year. After that day, one can notice that the sun rises earlier. This …