World Food Day 2013

World Food Day 2013

Today is World Food Day, a day established in 1979 by the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO) to reflect on hunger, malnutrition and poverty and draw attention to achievements in food security and agricultural development. The theme this year is “Sustainable Food Systems for Food Security and Nutrition”. Food Security affects […]

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The Kitchen Clinic Sutra Kitchen

Half-Term Fun With The Kitchen Clinic

If you are looking for some fun activities this half-term The Kitchen Clinic is running  ‘Grow Your Own Ingredients -Pasta Sauce‘  a parent/child vegetarian cooking class  as well as a  ‘Kids Diwali Arts Workshop‘. Chef Jay Morjaria and Cassie Liversidge author of ‘Grow Your Own Ingredients -Pasta Sauce‘ are coming together to create the perfect parent/child cooking class on Oct 22nd […]

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Thai Green Pumpkin Curry [vegan] [gluten free]

10 Best Vegetarian Curry Recipes

A vegetarian curry is probably the ultimate one-pot comfort food and can be made to suit favourite world cuisines such as Indian or Thai. With National Curry Week in full swing I rounded up some of my favourite vegetarian curry and vegan curry recipes. The Spicy Root & Lentil Casserole below is a definite favourite with my kids. I […]

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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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seasonal food october

Seasonal Food – What To Eat in October

Wandering around the farm shop, I love squash at this time of the year. The perfect autumn seasonal food, squash comes in all shapes and forms making warming meals and beautiful home decorations! As the weather cools down, this is the perfect time for comfort food such as soups, curries and vegetable casseroles. Here is […]

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10 Best Vegetarian Burger Recipes

10 Best Vegetarian Burger Recipes

I was never keen on vegetarian burgers as most of the ones available from the supermarket failed to impress. Then on a rainy day, after a walk along the Pembrokeshire coast, we found ourselves at The Sound Cafe in St Davids. It is a laid back place with great food and a super delicious vegetarian […]

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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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