After talking to Leigh over the interwebs for some time, I recently met her at Greenfest in Brisbane, Australia, where she was giving cooking demonstrations! So here she is as My Favourite Vegan Aussie Cookbook Author!
... You are Australian? Just checking!
What are you working on at the moment?
I’m working on my second cookbook, currently with the working title of Wrapped in Pastry – it’s a set of recipes using shortcrust, puff and filo pastry to create pies, tarts and rolls that are vegan, mostly soy free and can be made gluten free. I am publishing through aduki independent press, who also published my first cookbook Vegan Indulgence.
I think my favourite recipes so far out of this new book are Creamy Chickpea, Leek and Mushroom Pies, Party Sausage Rolls, Cherry Strudel and Lemon and Passionfruit Tart. Though my