Bank Holiday Hijinks – Falafel, frolics, feathered & furry friends….

Bank Holiday Hijinks – Falafel, frolics, feathered & furry friends….

Well dear readers, I celebrated this silly jubilee nonsense by cramming my long weekend full of grub (mostly cake) and other splendid things. Above shows a mighty cross section glamour shot of the lemon drizzle cake I made for my pal’s birthday gathering. Last night I enjoyed another tremendous meal at the Laughing Buddha here … Read More

Lemon Curd

Lemon Curd

Ahhhhh dearest bread loving readers, is there anything more wonderful than thick, creamy lemon curd spread onto hot toast? Surely not! And until today, I’d gone without the citrusy good stuff for all my vegan years. But then I found this tremendous recipe, and tweaked it slightly to recreate the wonderful lemon curd of my … Read More

Red Lentil Dhal

Red Lentil Dhal

A healthier offering for a change, dear vegan chums! Of late I have fallen madly in love with the daily dhal available at the splendid 8th Day Café. Obviously all the time I spend in there hoovering up my usual (dhal with halfpotatoeshalfbroccoliplease) is pure research and nothing more. Since it’s a little rude to … Read More

Végétalien à Paris – Part Two (Shopping/Eating Out)

Végétalien à Paris – Part Two (Shopping/Eating Out)

I was seriously impressed with the options available to me in Paris…..some careful planning was involved, but I also literally stumbled on two veggie/vegan restaurants and one organic/bio supermarket during the week. That doesn’t even happen here in Manchester! First up was a planned visit to Loving Hut; I’ve heard rather dodgy things about the … Read More

Végétalien à Paris – Part One (Eating In)

Végétalien à Paris – Part One (Eating In)

Far greater bloggers than I have reported on their vegan experiences in Paris (The Discerning Brute, QuarryGirl) and if you are heading to gay Paree in the near future you should definitely check them out! Notez bien: should any of you be curious to see my tourist snaps, they are located here 🙂 I’ve just … Read More