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Top 10 Vegan Food in Newcastle

One of the things we hope to achieve with Canny Food is showing how easy it is to eat vegan in the North East. For those who are new to veganism or who are interested in giving plant-based food a…
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Tia’s Mexican, Durham

Located on Claypath in Durham city centre, Tia’s is a Mexican themed restaurant with a separate vegan menu available. As well as being considerate to those who are meat, dairy, and egg-free, there is also a gluten-free menu on offer….
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Vegan Mayo – We put them to the test

Vegan mayonnaise is not something you’d imagine possible, considering one of the most important ingredients in creating this silky accompaniment to chips are eggs. As the supermarkets have become more vegan-friendly, it seems many producers have decided to attempt to…
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Brunch at Lost and Found, Heaton

When I’m having a crappy day getting out for some fresh air and a decent feed is just the ticket. I took a recent funk as the opportunity to revisit Lost and Found in Heaton for brunch with a friend….
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Jumping Bean Cafe, Durham

Durham is not short on cafes, that’s for sure. It seems most of the city centre is taken up by cafes, restaurants, and bars vying for the custom of students and tourists alike. Keen to support the independents of the…
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Monsieur Crepe Cafe, Heaton

I like to be pleasantly surprised. I was expecting to find that the Monsieur Crepe Cafe in Heaton would not be able to accommodate my vegan diet. I looked on their Facebook page to see if dairy and egg-free were…
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Harmonium Edinburgh – Review

During our recent visit to Scotland’s capital we took the opportunity to enjoy an evening meal at Harmonium, a restaurant recommended to me by a friend on Twitter. There were no disclaimers that the food mentioned on the menu was…
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Vegan-friendly Pancakes in the Toon

Pancake Day is nearly upon us, a time of year when you can dessert every meal of the day and not be judged! This year it falls on the 13th February, just before Valentine’s and Dinky’s 2nd birthday. You can…
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Pieminister launches the Kevin

Local pub Waiting Rooms is now offering a vegan pie on its menu. Launched in January by Bristol-based pie manufacturer and restaurant chain Pieminister, the Kevin is the company’s first vegan pie and is available to eat-in at their own…
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Robertson’s, Whitby

Navigating Whitby as a vegan is a bit of a challenge, with many chippies cooking in beef dripping or the issue of cross contamination raising an issue when visiting this seaside town. To be honest, I am the sort of…
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Quorn Launches Vegan Deli Line

It was great to hear that Quorn had launched a meat-free deli line suitable for vegans, bringing another major product into the marketplace promoting the cruelty-free alternative. Historically they had a range of deli style slices that are vegetarian, so…
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