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Getting Creative With Tasty Tofoo

Getting Creative With Tasty Tofoo

For years, I only used tofu when cooking Chinese or Japanese food, which admittedly happened very rarely. I was not particularly a fan, finding it bland, squishy and simply not that exciting. Then as I decided to go flexitarian, I started looking out for ingredients that I could substitute for meat and was reacquainted with tofu. What […]

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The Hot List – October 2016

The Hot List – October 2016

  1. MOMA COCONUT & CHIA PORRIDGE Moma has great range of breakfast products. Suitable for vegans, this coconut & chia porridge is dairy free and gluten free. Packaged in a convenient container, it is ideal whenever you need breakfast on-the-go. Just add boiling water. The coconut milk powder and tapioca syrup do give it […]

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10 Meat Free Sandwiches & Wraps For British Sandwich Week

10 Meat Free Sandwiches & Wraps For British Sandwich Week

This week is British Sandwich Week, a celebration of the nation’s favourite food-on-the-go. Surprisingly, if you are looking to buy meat free sandwiches on your lunch break, the choice amongst British supermarkets and high street chains is quite poor. In fact, the new #MeatFreeLunch campaign by Eating Better found that, despite our growing appetite for meat free options, only 4% of shop sandwiches are […]

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100 Recipes For A Merry & Happy Vegetarian Christmas

100 Recipes For A Merry & Happy Vegetarian Christmas

“New traditions need to start somewhere . . ” this is how Yotam Ottolenghi introduced his vegetarian Christmas recipes a couple of weeks ago on twitter. New traditions… I like this especially as I see this is something we could be embracing as a family. Most people will not think about eating turkey the rest of the year, […]

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Amys Kitchen

GIVEAWAY – Amy’s Kitchen Goodie Bag Worth £50

I was thrilled to receive a selection of Amy’s Kitchen frozen meals to try. My box included Rice Macaroni & Cheese, Chinese Noodles & Veggies, Veggie Burger, Broccoli & Cheddar Bake, Red Curry, Burrito and Vegetable Lasagna. While I am still working my way through the meals I received, here is what I can report so far. The […]

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40 Delicious Pancake Recipes To Make with Left Overs

40 Delicious Pancake Recipes To Make with Left Overs

We often buy too much or simply forget what’s in the refrigerator and end wasting food, a lot of food. Overall up to 50% of the food produced ends up in the bin.  Even though we are improving, UK households are still wasting around 21% of perfectly good food. By becoming savvier with using left overs, families could save on average £60 […]

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SSC Codes

New Harmonised Labelling for Sustainable Fish & Seafood

Today sees the launch of two new codes of conducts for fish and seafood industry by the Sustainable Seafood Coalition (SSC) – an alliance of major seafood suppliers, brands, supermarkets and restaurants. Members have agreed two codes of conduct guiding their environmental labelling and sourcing policies. One code is designed to give consumers certainty about what environmental claims on fish […]

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inglorious fruits and vegetables

Intermarché – “Inglorious Fruits and Vegetables”

I just came across this story and even though it is not news, I love it so much I thought I should share it here. Back in March, Intermarché (France’s third largest supermarket chain) launched a fantastic campaign against food waste. “Inglorious Fruits and Vegetables” (or “Les Fruits & Légumes Moches” in French) highlights the plight […]

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food waste

Food Waste : UK Households Throw Away Six Meals Per Week

A few weeks ago, Tesco revealed it generated almost 30,000 tonnes of food waste in the first six months of 2013. This week the latest report of food waste by Waste and Resources Action  Programme (WRAP) shows that the amount of food and drink thrown away by UK households fell by 21% between 2007 and 2012. This saved local […]

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