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  • Competition to find the UK’s Tastiest Meat-Free Dish!

    Linda McCartney Foods have launched a UK-wide competition to find the UK’s Tastiest Meat-Free Dish! Recipes can be submitted online at www.tastiestmeatfree.co.uk. The three best dishes will be chosen by a panel of experts, and these will then be judged… Read More ›

  • Carrot Cake Recipe

    I love carrots and I love cake! What could be better than combining the two together? This cake is moist, flavoursome and very moreish. The orange buttercream complements the cake well. Ingredients: 6 oz (170 g) self-raising flour 6 oz… Read More ›

  • Review: Otarian, London

    Two Otarian restaurants opened in London this year, one in Shaftesbury avenue and one in Wardour Street. They are entirely vegetarian (and also egg-free) and are based on the concept of a low-carbon footprint, with everything sourced and prepared in… Read More ›

  • Win Vegetarian Haribo and Goody Good Stuff Sweets!

    To celebrate Halloween, we are hosting a competition to win a selection of vegetarian sweets. If you go Trick-or-Treating, you may end up with lots of sweets containing gelatine and non-veggie food colourings. So, just for you, we have tracked… Read More ›

  • Sushi rice

    Sushi rice and the associated dressings and nori are now widely available in most UK supermarkets (including Tesco, Sainsburys and Waitrose), so sushi-making is now accessible to all of us. Here we explain how to prepare sushi rice, ready for… Read More ›

  • Are You Getting Enough Vitamin D?

    Vitamin D deficiency is a wide-scale problem affecting many people, not just vegetarians and vegans. It is estimated that more than 50% of people in the UK have insufficient levels of vitamin D and 16% have severe deficiency during winter… Read More ›

  • Review: Loving Hut, Brighton

    Loving Hut is a world-wide chain of vegan restaurants. There are Loving Hut restaurants in Australia, Hong Kong, Indonesia, Malaysia, Singapore, Korea, Taiwan, Mongolia, USA, Canada, Austria, Germany, Spain and many other countries! There are three Loving Hut branches in… Read More ›

  • Onion Bhaji Recipe

    These delicious Indian snacks are suitable for vegans and vegetarians, and are very easy to make. Ingredients (makes 8-10): 120 g Gram flour (also known as ground chickpea flour) 1 tsp turmeric 1 tsp cumin 1 tsp garam masala 1… Read More ›