What I've been cooking as I say goodbye to my kitchen

Our kitchen has been gradually falling apart for years. The hob only has three rings working instead of four, the extractor hasn't work...

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Borough Market for vegans

I last published a post about Borough Market 's vegan options a few years ago, and it's been really popular ever since. Rather than ...

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Literary London for vegans

When someone's tired of London, they're tired of life (well, that's what Samuel Johnson reckoned anyway, and he was a guy that k...

beans

A vegan recipe for brown rice gallo pinto

Looking for some mental chewing gum the other day, I picked up the autobiography of a gold and diamond miner who worked his way around th...

tapas

Making vegan tapas at home

It started with the padron peppers.  They turned up in my veg box the other week. I love padron peppers. Mr Flicking the Vs loves them ...

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Vegan in Lisbon: A weekend's eating

Lisbon had never been on my top ten list of places to visit. Probably not even on my top 100 places to visit. It had passed me by. It was on...

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Chocolate cake and Sunday roast in Deptford

Having mentioned recently how much I really love both being on holiday from university and museums, I treated myself to use some of the time...

bath

A weekend's eating in Bath

Oh, Bath. I love you, Bath. Bath was one of the first places me and Mr Flicking the Vs went away together as a couple, and I still have ...

cheese

Check this out: a new vegan fermented nut cheese

There's a new vegan cheese in town - and this one's cashew-based. My Gary tastes are quite limited: I don't much care for soy ...

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Sci-fi and sculpture with a side of buffet and brownie

Sometimes I like to imagine what I'd do with a day off. Or a week. A month. Maybe even a year. I imagine what I'd do if I sudden...

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A quick visit to Tooting's first Vegan Festival

I don't go to vegan festivals or events very often, and I really should. They're an easy way to support vegan businesses, meet other...

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My four favourite things, all in one day

According to Mr Flicking the Vs, there are four things I like to do with my free time: Sitting down Reading Eating and drinking Going ...

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A few home bakes: Pies, tarts, and brownies

While I'm working full time instead of studying full time, I seem to have more time and mental energy available to cook. I've been t...

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