Monthly Archive: August 2017

Dog Leap Cafe, Newcastle*

The joy of blogging is being able to share hidden gems with the readers of Canny Food. The children and I were invited along to try out Dog Leap Cafe, which is located within St.Nicholas’ Cathedral in the centre of…
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Vegan Breakfast Options at Wetherspoons

Yup, I’ve ventured into a ‘Spoons! 9am, Saturday morning on the local high street and the place was already full of people nursing the 99p refillable coffees while waiting for their fry-up to arrive. The plan was not to have…
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Vegan Afternoon Tea – Chaia Gosforth

Every year I follow certain traditions around my birthday. One such custom is having afternoon tea with a lovely lady (who also shares an August birthday) I met through the Canny Food blog. Last year we opted for a ‘healthy’…
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The Alchemist, Newcastle – Review

I try to take the principle that ‘shy bairns get nowt’. While I appreciate how frustrating it is to not see vegan labelling on the menu in many restaurants and feel many diners will be deterred from eating here, if…
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Seitan Stroganoff – Vegan Recipes

My Brazilian Stroganoff recipe has always been a winner in this house but I decided that I needed to mix it up a bit recently. Having sampled more of a Madeira-style sauce at Peppermint Cafe in Morpeth I started to…
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The French Quarter, Newcastle

We’ve welcomed a fair few restaurants to the Toon over the last few months and there’s no shortage of burger and BBQ joints, that’s for sure. It was great to hear about a different type of eatery¬†opening in the former…
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Tesco’s Free From Range – Review

Judging by a recent poll I ran on the Canny Food Twitter account Tesco is one of the favourite UK supermarkets for vegan friendly products. They have steadily been expanding their range of Free From foods over the last year,…
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The Big Spoon, Cramlington

Recently a friend posted a photo of a large spoon near Cramlington and I thought it would make an interesting photo album with Dinky. It’s not often you’ll find a 15ft piece of art in the middle of nowhere! It…
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