Happy 2016 kids. New year, new you, new yawn. Here's a quick recipe to satisfy anyone on a new year trip to go vegan or eat more veg or save money or just try something new. It's easy, thrifty, filling and tasty but sadly not so photogenic! Boomboom Peanut Butter Curry Serves two Vegetable oil … Continue reading Peanut Butter Curry
Tabbouleh- a traditional Arabic salad based around bulgar wheat, tomatoes and parsley but you needn't stop there. Onions, mint, cucumber, chilli, coriander- basically any fresh, flavoursome or crunchy raw ingredients. You can even swap the bulgar for couscous or rice but I don't know why you would. For me, it's the firm texture and nutty … Continue reading Tabbouleh
Veganstock! It's like Woodstock only the people are selfrighteously clean about everything! I jest, I jest. To make your vegan stock you first need to catch 4 Vegans and hang them to cure in a cool dry place and oh alright fine I shall be serious. OK. Some time in the new year I was … Continue reading Veganstock!
Ooooh, look at that bad boy! We all know the value of a pumpkin as a potentially artistic candle holder but a startling amount of people don't know what to do to fulfill the outrageous and exotic option of actually eating the bloody thing. No, they aren't desperately easy to handle but with patience and … Continue reading Pumpkin Soup
Ye Gods I'm going to start getting hate mail from the local butchers soon but here goes, it's Vegetarian Day according to Google. I have unintentionally fallen into line with this by coming home and knocking up a big pot of spicy beans. This is because I still have stock to use up from the … Continue reading Chilli Non Carne
<-----I ate this last night, and it was bloody marvellous. I don't regret a single mouthful- I've been the to the gym four times this week and celebrated a relationship milestone so yeah, guilt free treats all round. But now I'm facing the start of another week and as I sit here in front of … Continue reading The Vegan Diaries- a post script
Yes, the end draws nigh. It's been emotional. That was a lie, but I'll get to that later, yet looking back on a week it's not been so bad. It's not been so great either but there have been many learning points on the way. I don't know that I have any great insights to … Continue reading The Vegan Diaries- Day Seven: The Debunk