Snow Days and Vegan Blood Orange Curd

Snow days are fun but only with the promise of a warm house and hot drink after. My local night shelter tried to stay open as long possible during these recent freezing temperatures so the homeless guests didn’t have to spend any time outside during the day. Run by churchgoers and volunteers, they do their…

The UK’S First Ever Vegan Delicatessen Opens in Camden Market Today!

Oh boy. Festive Vegan Deli, you are a sight for sore eyes, and hungry stomachs craving something a little more delectable than the average supermarket vegan cheese… Camden Market and blogger Fat Gay Vegan have partnered to bring us a deli market like no other seen before in the UK. A delicatessen typically showcases meats…

Trick or Treat: Keep It Neat

  It took me about 5 minutes to pick up all this Halloween rubbish, littering one side of a village’s residential street that’s normally much cleaner than this. It’s imperative we teach our kids the importance of using a bin, and that littering damages our environment, pollutes our oceans and kills our animals. Even if…

Tell The Government to Fulfill their Promise to Child Refugees in Calais

Tomorrow, Thursday 2nd November, there is a debate in parliament regarding unaccompanied child refugees in Europe and whether we as a country should do more. A year ago, pressure from the UK public after the violent demolition of the Calais Jungle saw 750 child refugees safely brought over from Calais to the UK. Now, with…

5 Minute Nettle Seed Energy Bars

‘Let food be thy medicine, and medicine be thy food.’ The father of western medicine, Hippocrates, once said. You are what you eat. So, if you eat a food that’s known amongst herbalists for its healing properties, that can only be a good thing right? It seems there are cures for our ailments all around…

The One Where I Buy A One Way Plane Ticket

“The wonder and sustaining solace of it all is that we’re not alone: we’re never alone if we love and we journey onward to new cities, new adventures and new dreams in the search for meaning, purpose, and love.” -Gregory David Roberts, Shantaram So today marks the second time in my life I am flying…

Simple Nettle and Walnut Pesto

Did you know that Britain’s oldest recipe, dated from 6000 BC, was nettle pudding? 8,000 years ago our ancestors knew the magic of the simple stinging nettle. I remember as a child making nettle tea with my cousins, which is quite remarkable since I hated tea until I was an adult. I also hated nettles…

Vegan Sesame Jackfruit Gyoza Roses

I had some strange foodie experiences in Japan, but one that stood out for me was the taste of my first ever gyoza. We went to this small and cheap yet renowned restaurant in Tokyo, called Harajuku Gyozaro or Gyoza Lou. It was hot, sweaty, you typically have to wait at least 20 minutes to get…

Rice Free Pink Vegan Sushi

This recipe is perfect for you if, like me, you’re craving sushi but you don’t have sushi rice, a sushi rolling mat nor do you eat fish. It’s also great for lazy beginner sushi chefs as it’s quick and easy. Awesome. In fact you’ll probably have all these items in your kitchen if you’re veggie, or doing…