Holy Crêpe! Vegan menu hits in Highams Park cafe

Another week, another vegan menu! As the race to please the ever growing demand for vegan food continues, another cafe – La Boîte, in Highams Park, East London – has created a whole animal free menu! Check out this ace little former rail control room, literally on top of the station. Crêpes are made using…

Nottingnoms – vegan in Nottingham!

For a vegan games geek, turns out that Nottingham is veritable paradise. Not only is this midlands city home to the miniatures gaming headquarters Warhammer World, its also the place to find a vegan board game cafe, pub and numerous vegan friendly munchies! You can, as I did, visit this city for the board game…

Tegan the Vegan’s culinary art at The Canvas

The Canvas Cafe is now 100% vegan and the new menu is very exciting. Head chef Tegan the Vegan is bringing her trademark belly busting grub to the cafe, full of flavour and bite! The new menu is a vision to behold Situated just off brick lane, only 10 minutes from London Liverpool Street Station,…

Greedy vegan Christmas

Having a fabulous festive season, full of fantastic feasting, need not involve consuming our fluffy, feathered or scaled friends (or their secretions!) Check out a vegan Christmas spread which left even the greediest of gobs satisfied! Potato and leek soup A very simple but yummy soup to whip up by softening a large chopped leek…

Simple squash

Winter is squash season! And this may be the most simple way to get that sweet goodness into your gob with the least effort. This avoids the absolute mission and sore hands you get from trying to remove that thick skin. Life is WAAAAY to short to spend time wrestling squashes. Chop it! Just cut…

Mum’s cobblestone chilli

I remember eating cobblestone chilli I was a kiddilywink, so called mum for the recipe and tried my own vegan version (which mum makes too now!). It’s pretty simple and carb-tastic, so particularly good if you are training and carb loading. Also a lovely hearty meal for your Halloween or bonfire night party (don’t forget…

I’m running for their lives

If you’re re an animal lover, there may be no limit to your empathy for animals subjected to terrible situations at the hands of humans. When you get to personally know animals affected, their plight becomes all the more real. That’s why I’m running to raise money for the José and Liso Anti Poaching Fund…

Two weddings and a vegan

One of the great advantages of gathering (or converting!) veggie friends is if they decide to get married and have a meat free wedding! Oh the joy of not having to see a shard of bone from a lambs leg out of the corner of your eye or watch people guzzling liver pate. The niggily…

The best thing you could ever do with aubergine

Some people go to church every Sunday morning, but I religiously watch Sunday Brunch! I do worship food after all. Those guys are not afraid to show vegan recipes or tell you how to veganise dishes. Nearly every week I see a recipe and think “I’ll have a go at making that”. This week I…

Dorset does vegan!

If you're heading to this part of the Jurassic coast, prepare yourself for breathtaking scenery, fascinating history and no shortage of animal free food. During a family holiday to Swanage, we found vegan food to keep us going during long treks along the coast and for endless gift shop browsing. Here's how to eat your…

Center parcs for vegans! 

When it’s holiday time, the options for different trips in the U.K. are pretty varied. Your decision might be swayed by the ease with which you or a member of your family can get animal free grub. Activity-tastic, family (or couple) friendly, forest based Center Parcs is a fab choice! All the swimming, cycling, mini…

Fresh to death chilli and lemon pasta salad

Hands up if you have had one too many tomato pastas. Fantastic and versatile as it is, sometimes you just want something fresh for your fusilli! Here is a light and zingy pasta that is perfect for lunch boxes, pot luck or family buffet.  You should be able to prepare and cook the veg in…