Yearly Archive: 2017

Vegan Birmingham – Where to Try

We recently visited Birmingham for a concert and faced the usual conundrum when hitting a new city. Of course, Happy Cow came to the rescue and the Teen and I were able to happily fill our boots during the duration…
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Santa’s Grotto – Kommunity Newcastle

I don’t normally feature one-off events on Canny Food as it can be a little frustrating for readers. That said, I wanted to share something we went along to at the weekend and hope it returns to the Toon in…
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DokiDoki Newcastle

Many culinary paths are well-trodden in the Newcastle dining scene. Burgers and BBQ? We more than have that covered. French cuisine? The wonderful French Quarter is now serving up delightful plates of food in a relaxed and sociable ambience. Raw…
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Enchanted Parks 2017 – A Photo Diary

Christmas is one of my favourite times of the year, especially now Dinky is around to enjoy the festivities with. We have lots of lovely family outdoor activities planned during December which means the jumpers and winter coats are now…
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How to make Vegan Mozzarella Sticks

One of the ‘cheeky treats’ I used to love as a vegetarian was a Mozzarella Stick, a piece of cheese that was coated in breadcrumbs and deep fried. Alongside a decent Marinara sauce this was a little bit of junk…
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Vegan Cheese arrives at Pizza Hut nationwide

I’ve been quite vocal online recently in my dismay at Pizza Hut charging an extra £1 for the use of Violife (a dairy free cheese substitute) on their pizzas following a successful trial across 5 branches in the South East…
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The Best Vegan Breakfasts in Newcastle

I was recently asked to recommend somewhere in Newcastle for a veggie breakfast and struggled a bit to think of where serves up a meat-free banger. I’m not talking about Avocado Bagels a la Wetherspoons either, ta very much, but…
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Dosa Kitchen returns to Newcastle

One of our hidden gems on the blog last year – and an incredibly popular post – was about Dosa Kitchen, a weekend pop-up in a business centre that ticked all the right boxes when it came to South Indian…
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Urban Mushrooms at Tyneside Bar Cafe

The YMCA Newcastle has embarked on a social enterprise venture in a bid to becoming more self-sustaining. One of these ventures – Urban Mushrooms – particularly interested me with its environmental and social agenda. Collecting the used coffee waste from…
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