Monthly Archive: April 2017

Turtle Bay set to open in Middlesbrough

Turtle Bay, the national Caribbean restaurant and bar chain, is opening on 23rd April in Middlesbrough. The Corporation Road location is their 35th eatery and the second in the North East region. I reviewed their Newcastle restaurant on its official opening day and you can read about…
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Mushroom Wellington – Simple Vegan Recipes

I am one of those people who loves watching the cookery videos that seem to pop up in my timeline on Facebook. At Christmas I saw one on BOSH! for a Mushroom Wellington, which I decided would be our festive lunch. Unfortunately…
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The Tankerville Arms, Northumberland

Mr. Canny has been wanting to make a trip to visit the wild cattle of Chillingham for a long time so I decided we would make the trip up over the Easter weekend. What neither of us realised was the cattle…
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Making Oat Milk – Easy Vegan Recipes

Many people comment on how expensive it must be switching to a plant based diet. I must admit, I thought it would be too. Looking at the prices of things like Tyne Chease (my absolute favourite dairy free cheese, which…
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The Old Siam – Newcastle Quayside

Situated in the shadow of our beloved bridge, The Old Siam is probably somewhere we’ve all wandered past without so much as a second glance. Next door to the wonderfully twee Violets Café, it doesn’t exactly exude kerb appeal. From the exterior…
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Goodlife Foods Frozen Vegan Range*

At the weekend we took advantage of the warm weather and dusted down our BBQ for the first (we hope!) al fresco lunch in the garden. Not expecting temperatures in the high teens we weren’t exactly prepared, but I remembered…
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Zizzi’s Vegan Menu

I have featured Zizzi, the high street chain, on the Canny Food blog a fair few times on account of how well they accommodate vegans. I’ve said on many occasions it is often easier to plump for eating in a…
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Wood-Stock Pizza Pop Up, Washington

There are some areas you feel you will struggle to find anything suitable for a vegan. Having grown up not far from Washington (Tyne & Wear, not DC!) I’ve not really expected much in the way of gastronomy in that…
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Jarrow Hall – Family Day Trip Idea

Following on from my post about the opening of Hive Coffee within Jarrow Hall I decided I needed to visit what was formerly known as Bede’s World. With most Geordie kids having previously been on school excursions, the Teen included,…
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