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The Complete Guide to Vegan Food Substitutions

Cookbook Review : The Complete Guide to Vegan Food Substitutions

I have been experimenting  with vegan cooking which I first I found a bit daunting. After a few kitchen disasters, I discovered “The Complete Guide to Vegan Food Substitutions”, a fun and informative book for vegans, aspiring vegans or anyone trying to cut down on animal products. “The Complete Guide to Vegan Food Substitutions” is […]

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vegetarian barbecue

10 recipes to throw the perfect vegetarian barbecue

If you are thinking of having a vegetarian barbecue take a look at our recipes selection. From salads, vegetarian burgers to veggie side dishes, here are 10 recipes to make your vegetarian barbecue a success! Barbecues and Summer go hand in hand. An easy entertaining option where everyone can kick back and relax. It is […]

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plenty Ottolenghi

Cookbook Review: Plenty by Yotam Ottolenghi

Warning this review is biased! Plenty by Yotam Ottolenghi is one of my favourite cookbook, if not my favourite. This picture above is not one of my own cookbooks. Mine is stained, worn out,  full of post-it notes. A sign it has been used over and over. I fell in love with this book as […]

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5 techniques to cook with less meat

6 Techniques To Cook With Less Meat

If you are not ready to give up meat just yet, are there any techniques that help you cook with less meat? When I first became a flexitarian and decided to eat less meat I was not sure how to make the transition after 40 years as a meat-eater. I wasn’t ready to stop at […]

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vegetable skewer

How To Eat Less Meat By Making Meat The New Side Dish

A flexitarian lifestyle is about eating less meat. By this, I mean not only eating meat less often but also consuming it in smaller quantities. There would be not much point in forgoing meat during the week and gorging on it at the weekend. When I’m talking about the flexitarian diet, I often hear that […]

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flexitarian pantry

The Flexitarian Pantry

Is your pantry ready to embrace your new flexitarian lifestyle? The secret to any diet change is not to be caught short otherwise you can quickly revert to old ways.  The flexitarian diet is no different. Stock up your fridge and pantry with all the ingredients you need. Having a different kind of ingredients available […]

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vegetarian cooking class italy

Italian Vegetarian Cooking Holiday

[metaslider id=188] There is no better way to immerse yourself into vegetarian cooking than a residential holiday course, let alone one taking place in sunny, warm and scrumptious Italy. Come and join the Vegetarian Cookery School for a sunshine filled cooking week in Apulia, the undiscovered heel of southern Italy, staying in the magnificent Palazzo Bacile di Castiglione, surrounded […]

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Eat Less Meat in 8 Easy Steps

Eat Less Meat in 8 Easy Steps

So you have decided to become a flexitarian (aka a Flexible Vegetarian) and shake up your diet and eat less meat. That’s great. This will benefit both your health and the environment. If you feel a bit daunted at the prospect of venturing into uncharted territory why not look at our 8 easy steps to […]

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asparagus

In Season: Asparagus

  The season for British asparagus is short so let’s make the best of it. They are delicious, versatile and super healthy. They also cook very quickly. In Season – from mid April to mid June How to Cook It – boiled, steamed, blanched, microwaved, grilled, roasted. Asparagus cook quickly. Remember to cut the “tougher” […]

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