Author Archives: JustBloggs

Vegan meringues – best yet!

My favourite old t-shirt says: If it ain’t stiff, it ain’t worth a fuck. Of course, the t-shirt is referring to Stiff Records, an independent record company formed in 1976. Devo, Dr Feelgood, Elvis Costello, Ian Dury and the Blockheads, … Continue reading

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Vegan Reykjavik

It was my first time in Iceland and I had no idea what to expect in terms of vegan food. I know some traditional dishes include cured meat and dried fish…  I was happy to find out that, like most … Continue reading

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Warming Curried Parsnip and Apple Soup

We have a huge pile of parsnips that my fella grew for the Christmas meal our friends hosted this year. The day before Christmas Eve, he harvested 16 pounds of the buggers – we only needed a few of them! … Continue reading

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Vegan Cranberry Mince Pies

The Elusive Mince Pie I think it’s unreasonable. Mince pies are seasonal! Not the size Of pies Or anything. Just that in summer There’s nothing. Why’s mince pies Christmas ones? The rest of the year It’s only buns! I’d like … Continue reading

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Vegan Mince Pies with a difference

This recipe uses a combination of puff and filo pastry, both of which you can buy ready-made – result! 2-3 tbsp vegan mincemeat (get the best you can!) Small handful of dried cranberries, chopped Zest from 1 clementine 1 splash … Continue reading

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Seitan Katsu Curry

The nice people at Wagamama (well their PR company actually) invited me and two guests to come and try their new vegan chicken katsu curry at their ‘noodle lab’ restaurant in Soho, London. This new test kitchen allows customers to … Continue reading

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Vegan Christmas Pudding

Sunday, 26 November 2017 is ‘Stir-up Sunday’, so get your ingredients together, put the radio on, get stirring and make the whole house smell like Christmas. This pudding needs steaming for 8 hours so don’t start making it in the … Continue reading

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