Posts Tagged “vegetarian”

Chiquito® Vegan Burrito Bowl

Chiquito® Vegan Burrito Bowl

A restaurant dinner at home. Chiquito Vegan Burrito Bowl has another word emblazoned on the packing. Oumph! That is the Swedish alternative meat and now it’s partnered with Mexican restaurant chain, Chiquito. These days, more than ever, we look for both choice and convenience. We want flavour and texture and even meat eaters are happy…

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Burpee Cucumber ‘Prolific’ and Curry

Burpee Cucumber ‘Prolific’ and Curry

Cucumber ‘Prolific’ (sometimes also known as ‘Brocade’) A fascinating and useful cucurbit originating in South East Asia. It is a versatile variety known locally as ‘Sambar Southekai’ that can be used in a wide range of dishes. Fruits can be stored in cool dry conditions for months after harvest. Plants are similar in growth to…

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BOSH! on a Budget

BOSH! on a Budget

A plant-based cookbook with over 100 new low-cost and delicious recipes It’s no longer a fad. Veganism is here to stay …along with vegetarianism and simply eating less meat. BOSH! on a Budget supports us (even we carnivores) with recipes for delicious dishes which just happen to be plant-based. Number one Sunday Times bestselling authors…

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Merchant Gourmet Limited Edition Spiced Grains & Chestnuts

Merchant Gourmet Limited Edition Spiced Grains & Chestnuts

Perfect Pouches for Christmas Merchant Gourmet have long had their fingers on the pulse of non-meat trends. This year 20% of British home chefs are considering an entirely plant-based Christmas dinner. Now Merchant Gourmet are offering Spiced Grains & Chestnuts pouches in a couple of varieties and in time for the festive season.  These are…

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Merchant Gourmet has Christmas Covered

Merchant Gourmet has Christmas Covered

Delicious Plant Jars, and hamper-worthy I love cooking but towards the end of the year there are plenty of distractions – like that little thing called Christmas. There isn’t always enough time in our hectic lives to cook from scratch, but I still want to present delicious food, and Merchant Gourmet solves the dilemma. Merchant…

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Wagamama Vegan-Friendly

Wagamama Vegan-Friendly

Meat-free with imagination We have been passing through many strange, worrying and often frightening months. We have experienced loss in many forms but there have been gains which will be long-lasting and profound. Wagamama has voiced its support for the vegan movement in delicious fashion. The pandemic has raised awareness of the need for our…

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Plant-based fish is Moving Mountains®

Plant-based fish is Moving Mountains®

Moving Mountains® launches plant-based fish fillets Well, that was a surprise. Convincing vegan fish! I have been a food product reviewer for the past 17 years and for 15 of those I avoided plant-based anything. I felt so sorry for vegans and vegetarians who were presented with foods that lacked appropriate texture and any taste….

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Indian Vegan & Vegetarian

Indian Vegan & Vegetarian

200 traditional plant-based recipes India has had a long tradition of vegan and vegetarian cooking and its dishes are as diverse as its regions and its people. Indian Vegan & Vegetarian: 200 traditional plant-based recipes reflects that tasty tapestry. This is a hefty gift-quality volume which will gladden the epicurean heart of any Indian food…

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The Turkish Cookbook – A flavour of history

The Turkish Cookbook – A flavour of history

Exploring the Food of a Timeless Cuisine The Turkish Cookbook by Ghillie Basan, and published by Lorenz Publishing, is a gastronomic stunner. Its launch aligns perfectly with the more pleasant weather and dreams of the lapping waves in warmer climes. It’s easy to fall in love with the dishes of Turkey. There is that enticing…

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Burpee – Grow Your Own Picnic

Burpee – Grow Your Own Picnic

It is that time of year when we are all enjoying the great outdoors, which must mean tucking in to picnics with gusto too … hurray!  And as the mode du jour for 2021 is bringing the inside out…it is not only food that we can grow for our dining table in the sun, but…

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ChicP Hummus – For Hummus Day and Every Day

ChicP Hummus – For Hummus Day and Every Day

It’s Hummus Day! Well, who knew? But if every other mode of employment, family member, alcoholic beverage or dog can have its day then there is every reason to pronounce a ‘Hummus Day’ too! ChicP present a range of truly addictive spreads that work as meal ingredients as well. Founded by Hannah McCollum, ChicP is…

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Burpee for National Vegetarian Week

Burpee for National Vegetarian Week

The Burpee Seeds Europe have the perfect courgette and recipe to shout about on this ‘National Vegetarian Week’. Courgette ‘Butterstick’ is a beautiful summer hybrid variety that has prolific plants with single-stem habit and a long harvest period.  It has superb performance, flavour, and wide adaptability. Sow: March-MayGermination: Up to 21 days Harvest: June –…

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Squeaky Bean – healthy and delicious

Squeaky Bean – healthy and delicious

No-guilt and tasty meatless meals It’s been a year of shock and re-evaluation. The last twelve months were full of tragedy and loss, but there have been positives and they will endure, even when lockdowns are thing of the past. We spend more time in the kitchen and we pay attention to what we eat….

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One Pot Pan Planet

One Pot Pan Planet

 A greener way to cook for you, your family, and the planet Award-winning cook Anna Jones has penned a book that will be well appreciated in these strange times. We are aware of global warming, pollution of every kind, as well as waste – and that includes food waste. One Pot, Pan, Planet is a…

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Vadasz: adding zest and character

Vadasz: adding zest and character

More than a garnish A decade or so ago, Nick Vadasz created his range of Eastern European inspired pickles and ferments. These have now been joined by more condiment delights from even further east. It all started when he was making quesadillas on a market stall, and found his garnish of pickles to be the…

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Squeaky Bean – ducks the meat

Squeaky Bean – ducks the meat

No guilt and delicious meatless meals It’s been a year of shock and re-evaluation. 2020 was full of tragedy and loss, but there have been positives and they will endure, even when lockdowns are thing of the past. We spend more time in the kitchen and we pay attention to what we eat. Squeaky Bean…

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itsu – meatless but nothing missing

itsu – meatless but nothing missing

Hot itsu food delivered! itsu is a polished chain of Asian fusion takeaway/restaurants offering some rather delicious foods. Yes, dear reader, I did say ‘chain’ but consider this – the reason a business becomes a successful chain is that it’s popular and to become popular it must have appeal. itsu does. The company has all…

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Burpee Aubergine – Time to Sow

Burpee Aubergine – Time to Sow

Time To Sow ‘Green Knight’ For a Taste Sensation!  Next week you can begin to sow your Burpee Europe Aubergine ‘Green Knight’ indoors. This glossy jade green aubergine with long, smooth fruit is a culinary delight and to demonstrate this fact just take a look at the marvellous dish that can be made with it below. …

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The Roots of Kimchi

The Roots of Kimchi

The Roots of Kimchi is a British company distributing an iconic Asian product. So, what exactly is Kimchi? Kimchi is perhaps the most celebrated of Korean foods, although it’s not a dish in its own right, as it’s a versatile condiment. The Roots of Kimchi products have been using the same traditional methods that Koreans…

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The Big Fry Burger

The Big Fry Burger

The Big Fry Burger! Sounds tempting, comforting and meaty, and it is. But no animals were harmed in the making of these patties. They are vegan but please, dear reader, do not turn the page. We are not a vegan. I am not even a vegetarian but having said that, we, chez nous, only eat…

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