Monthly Archive: June 2017

Newcastle Vegan Festival, June 2017

Newcastle Vegan Festival took place for the 4th year running today (Saturday 10th June) at The Assembly Rooms in Newcastle City Centre. It is an event I have attended and featured on the blog in the past and have enjoyed. Festivals such as…
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Olive and Bean, Newcastle

Olive and Bean on Newcastle’s Clayton Street is one of those cafes that is an Instagrammers dream come true. Exposed brickwork and knick knacks on the tables provide an excellent backdrop for pictures of pretty cakes and ‘latte art’. I’m…
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One Planet Pizza – Review

Some areas in the country are better than others for the plethora of plant-based food outlets they are home to. In Newcastle we don’t have many solely vegan eateries, but we do have a wealth of places that will accommodate….
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Rockliffe Hall – The Clubhouse Vegan Menu*

Trust the weather to misbehave when a Bank Holiday weekend was looming! Glorious sunshine all week when folks were in work and couldn’t snatch more than 30 minutes with a Calippo and then the heavens opened on the Saturday. Torrential…
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Hextol Tans, Hexham

Finding myself wandering round the cobbled back streets of Hexham – an area I am largely unfamiliar with – trying to find Hextol Tans certainly worked up my appetite to try out the food in this vegetarian café. I wanted…
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Smashburger Newcastle – Review*

It may seem odd that a vegan, on occasion, posts about really ‘meaty’ places to visit. Many may remember that not all of the Canny Food family are vegetarian, let alone vegan. The Teen is adamant now that he wants…
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Vegan Tuna – Another great use for chickpeas!

Chickpeas are a wonder ingredient in the vegan pantry. They have so many uses – Chickpea Stew, the leftover water can be used to make Yorkshire Puddings and meringues, they make delicious Hummus, etc. I also saw recipes for a…
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Vegan Moqueca – Brazilian Favourites

Moqueca is a popular dish in Brazil, usually made with salt water fish. We had sampled a vegan version in Las Iguanas where heart of palm had been used instead. I decided to try a spin on this myself after…
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