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World Vegan Month 2013

World Vegan Month 2013

  November is Word Vegan Month and today November 1st is World Vegan Day. This year World Vegan Month could not kick off in a better way as Forbes Magazine just identified high-end Vegan Food as one of the Top 10 Food Trends Of 2013. The Vegan Society was created in 1944 in the UK, so vegans […]

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The Great Vegan Bake Off

The Great Vegan Bake-Off – The Finalists

So chuffed to learn our vegan Apricot Tart is a finalist of PETA’s The Great Vegan Bake-Off . This was one of the first vegan dessert and it is facing stiff competition! There are some great entries proving just how EASY and DELICIOUS vegan baking is, and that animal products aren’t needed in the kitchen. You can see […]

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6 Best Vegetarian and Vegan Halloween Recipes

6 Best Spooky Vegetarian & Vegan Halloween Recipes

Halloween is only 7 days away so here are some inspiration from around the web for my 10 Best Spooky Vegetarian & Vegan  Halloween Recipes. I am sure they’ll please adults and kids alike.                                

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the ethicurean

The Ethicurean – In Pursuit of Fine Tasting British Food

From its kitchen garden restaurant near Bristol The Ethicurean serves a menu based on seasonal, ethical, locally grown produce. Championing sustainable food, The Ethicurean has won multiple awards including (to name a few) Michelin Guide Bib Gourmand 2013, Observer Best Ethical Restaurant 2011 & Runner Up 2012 and Compassion In World Farming Good Egg Award 2012. Talking about sustainable […]

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The Great Vegan Bake Off

The Great Vegan Bake Off

Reblogged from Peta – There are so many delicious vegan baked goods, such as doughnuts and apple strudel, on supermarket shelves, but sometimes homemade treats really take the cake. So Peta are launching The Great Vegan Bake Off, a search for the most mouth-watering vegan baked goods in Britain and Ireland! Preheat your oven and start planning […]

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VegFest London

A visit to VegFest London

I had a busy family week-end but I managed to make a quick visit to VegFest London at Kensington Olympia. VegFest UK was bringing for the first time in London around 180 stalls of the latest vegetarian and vegan products plus cookery classes, a Living Raw prep zone, talks and presentations, yoga workshops, live comedy and […]

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foraging

Foraging Essentials

As hunter-gatherers we were foraging for subsistence and today still in some areas of the world foraging for food is a normal way of life. Where I grew up this is just something people did. I remember my granddad picking mushrooms, berries, fruits, leaves, flowers and turning them into jams, drinks, meals and alcoholic concoctions. […]

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food waste

Food Waste – A Story of Excess

ACK! I Don’t Know If I Can Throw Away Last Week’s Pasta Now. You’ve heard it before: We throw away a lot of food. But if statistics about hunger and food waste aren’t compelling enough to get you to eat your leftovers, this video’s got some fresh ways of looking at the issue. Be sure to stick […]

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urban food fortnight 2013

Urban Food Fortnight – London 2013

Over the next two weeks, London will feast on the fabulous local produce being grown, produced and cooked on its doorstep. The second Urban Food Fortnight will begin on Saturday 14th September, at a host of different venues and settings across London with exciting events highlighting the amazing food being grown, produced and eaten in […]

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VegfestUK London

Win Tickets to VegFest London

Following its success in Brighton and Bristol, VegFest UK is making its London debut on October 5th and 6th 2013 at Kensington Olympia. If you are interested in all things vegetarian and vegan, this is the show for you and we have 10 pairs of tickets up for grabs. To win one of the 10 […]

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