Yearly Archive: 2017

Nando’s New Vegan Options

Another week, another chain announcing more vegetarian and vegan dishes. Great news for the community, bad news for my purse and waistline! Many within the vegan community were bitterly disappointed at the fact these new additions to the Nando’s menu…
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Vinnie’s, Blackfriars at The Ouseburn

I found out about a local community project on Facebook and really wanted to share it with the readers of Canny Food. There is no denying that times are tough financially for many, but when you hear how people are…
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My Top 10 Vegan Cheeses

It was great to see local artisan cashew cheese producer Tyne Chease feature on The Independent’s Top 10 Vegan Cheese list recently. Reading through the selection made me wonder what I’d rate in my own recommendations. Since veganism came into…
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DOJO Newcastle – Review

It’s great to find ‘hidden gems’ in the Toon. I’ve said a few times I have a long list of places I want to try and aim to work my way through them systematically. Curve balls are thrown even at…
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Time Banh Mi, Newcastle

It is great to be able to share menus where I’m surprised by more than one vegan option. That was certainly the case when I recently popped into Time Banh Mi, a Vietnamese street food cafe located on Newcastle’s historic…
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Cauliflower Cheese – Simple Vegan Recipes

Earlier in the year I posted a recipe for Macaroni Cheese which was made using Violife. Since then supermarkets have got in on the dairy-free cheese act and vegan has never been easier! I found that some of these new…
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IKEA – There’s more than just furniture!

We recently became aware that furniture giant IKEA had launched a vegan Cheese & Mushroom Toastie as part of their restaurant range. Although not exactly famed for their food offering, this was huge news in the vegan community as it…
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