Yearly Archive: 2017

Raw Parmesan- Simple Vegan Recipes

There are some pretty good vegan Parmesan alternatives on the market. One of our favourites is Follow Your Heart (which features in a post about my favourite dairy free alternatives here), which definitely hits all the right notes. One of…
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The Wild Trapeze, Newcastle

Newcastle has come on leaps and bounds in the last year and one area in particular has seen a particular boon in vegan offerings. With Shoe Tree and Junk It Up recently opening, and stalwart Sky Apple Cafe, Heaton is…
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Veganuary 2018 Shopping List

Veganuary is just around the corner and thousands of people across the country are making a pledge not to consume animal products during the month of January. I took the challenge at the start of 2017 and have not looked…
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Dog Friendly Newcastle

My friend and I are planning a brunch ‘date’ this weekend and had a long winded conversation about where we could visit in and around Newcastle that’s dog friendly with her beloved pooch. I thought others may have also struggled…
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Gnocchi- Simple Vegan Recipes

Gnocchi used to be one of my default meals. I’d keep a packet in the cupboard and bung it with some sage butter or a good tomato sauce on a lazy night after work. Unfortunately some of those available in…
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Junk It Up Opens in Newcastle

Based on the Canny Food blog over the last month or so you’d think all that’s available to vegans in restaurants is pizza. There was a time where we’d be whipped into an online frenzy about vegan cheese, as well…
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Farmfoods Veggie Kitchen Range – Update

In the summer I reviewed each of the new Veggie Kitchen products from Farmfoods, which you can read here. I was pleased to discover that the range had been expanded and two new items had been added recently so felt…
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The Herb Garden Newcastle’s Vegan Pizza

I’veve done a lot of scranning recently to provide a comprehensive guide on where to find dairy free cheese topped pizza in Newcastle. I was shocked to learn I’d overlooked a contender. Historically, The Herb Garden had a vegan section…
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A Christmas Gift Guide for Vegans

This may sound silly, but I don’t think people realise how far veganism affects your everyday life. Every ingredients list is scanned and every buying decision becomes a little more complicated than just walking in a picking up the first…
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Filmore and Union Opens in Jesmond

Filmore & Union has expanded its offering in Newcastle this week beyond their small outlet within Central Station. Taking over the unit previously occupied by Adriano’s Deli and No. 32 on Acorn Road in Jesmond, this is Filmore & Union’s…
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