Who can resist brownies? Certainly not me! Being something of a purist, I have always preferred plain chocolate brownies, maybe with a few nuts. Since receiving a selection box from Bad Brownie that’s all changed. I have discovered a world of exciting gourmet vegan brownies. I am afraid there may be no going back to […]
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1. Minor Figures Organic Barista Oat M*lk Until recently I had been using Oatly Barista, but following the company’s disappointing decision of taking funding from a private investment firm with alleged links to Amazon deforestation and whose CEO is a major donor to the Trump campaign, I decided that it was time to find […]
How much have your shopping habits changed in the past seven months? Social distancing, hygiene procedures and restrictions on handling products have transformed a leisurely browse in the shops into a not-so-pleasurable experience. Many of us have had to swap trips to our local independent retailers for online shopping. We might not be able to […]
Imagine being able to shop for your favourite brands delivered straight to your front door and to return the empty bottles and canisters. This is the idea behind Loop, an online zero-waste packaging shopping platform, where you can buy food and toiletries products sold in durable packaging that can be returned to be cleaned, refilled […]
1. Kallø Veggie Cakes Kallø’s organic rice cakes and stocks are two of my storecupboard staples. So I was really looking forward to try out Kallø Veggie Cakes. Available in two flavours: Beetroot & Balsamic and Spinach & Pesto, they are the latest savoury additions to Kallø’s healthy snack range. High in protein and […]
I fell in love with Tom Hunt’s food back in 2013 while attending his Forgotten Feast Alternative Christmas Banquet at the Brunel Museum. Simple yet creative, the menu was crafted from surplus food that would have otherwise gone to waste. As an ambassador for Action Against Hunger, the Soil Association, Slow Food International and the […]
As today we celebrate World Bee Day, I wanted to share with you my latest discovery: Avallen Calvados, an award-winning sustainable apple brandy on a mission to help save wild bee populations around the world and spread their #BeePositive message far and wide. True to traditional production methods and committed to a green future, Avallen […]
As many of us find ourselves housebound (the only responsible and sensible thing to do right now, if you can do it), here is an opportunity to spend more time in the kitchen. If you have kids, this is also a chance to get them involved. Cooking is an invaluable life skill, that will […]
1. OGGS® Chocolate Celebration Cake With Mother’s Day just around the corner, it is the perfect time to celebrate the arrival of the new OGGS® Chocolate Celebration Cake. A moist chocolate sandwich cake filled with a rich chocolate icing and decorated with edible stars, chocolate curls and golden glitter sprinkled on the top. Unapologetically moreish, […]
If, like many others, you are concerned about the future of our planet, then The Sustainable(ish) Living Guide: Everything You Need to Know to Make Small Changes That Make a Big Difference by Jen Gale might just be what you are looking for. Faced with so many headlines about climate change, plastic pollution, wildlife going […]
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