Can switching to a vegan diet help tackle obesity?

  Cambridge has a really good choice of vegetarian and vegan restaurants.  The award winning vegan restaurant Stem and Glory in Cambridge is the one I really like to eat at for lots of reasons.  Read More …

Spicy Couscous with Fruit, Veg and Kidney beans

Looking for a simple and quick lunch idea? Try couscous with chickpeas, with black eyes peas and now kidney beans.  I usually use  Kidney beans to make a curry so this is a nice change.  Read More …

Recipes for a Rainy Day – Mac and Cheese and Vegan Caesar Salad

Baked mac and cheese is one of the best comfort foods in the world Is there anything better than cosying up on a rainy day and eating good food? I think not! When it comes Read More …

World Vegan Day – Top 10 most vegan-friendly cities throughout the UK!

My regular readers will remember me taking part in Veganuary.  The month taught me such a lot and I was able to substitute a lot of products. Read about them here.  The popularity of vegetarianism Read More …

How to deal with the Hummus crisis

A month ago UK suffered a Hummus crisis  as some of the major supermarkets had to remove hummus from their shelves due to a “production issue”.  It seemed that the hummus they sold  had a metallic taste to it. Read More …

Oven Roasted Spicy Chickpeas – Garam garam chana

At one of my cookery lessons, I was showing my class how to make chick pea curry. The discussion led to all the other recipes people could use boiled peas in and a lot of Read More …