Monthly Archive: September 2017

Let Them Eat Cake, Heaton

It is great to see independent businesses popping up all over Newcastle, especially when – from an entirely selfish point of view – they offer vegan alternatives. Yesterday (Saturday 24th Sept) a new cake shop opened in Heaton, not far…
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Aurora Kitchen, Newcastle

During a recent conversation with a friend regarding what we are missing in Newcastle food-wise, we both bemoaned the lack of something geared towards healthier choices. While Heaton and Gosforth have a Naked Deli, we struggled to suggest anywhere other…
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Carnaby’s, Northumberland

After a relaxing morning being pampered at Doxford Hall’s Spa I was in need of a healthy but filling lunch. Not being to familiar with this corner of Northumberland and having my dietary requirements meant I was caught on the…
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A Vegan Guide to Dublin

Earlier in the year we had the pleasure of visiting family over in Dublin. Being vegan and travelling somewhere unfamiliar can lead to some apprehension, but thankfully I was able to do some research beforehand to scope out where to…
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Breakfast at The Journey, Newcastle

Earlier in the year I popped into a relatively new cafe in Newcastle to give it a try, just before the start of the first Vegan Restaurant Week. I was impressed by The Journey’s vegan food offering and was happy…
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Vegan Afternoon Tea – The Running Fox, Felton

During a week where I ate 3 afternoon teas I’d hoped the best had been saved for last. The Running Fox, located up the Northumberland Coast, is somewhere I’d raved about in my pre-vegan days. Their pies and cakes were…
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Ben and Jerry’s Dairy Free Hits the UK

Twitter and Facebook is awash at the moment with chatter about Ben & Jerry’s dairy free varieties hitting the shelves of Tesco. Exclusively available at the supermarket chain until Jan 2018, there was a real buzz as people shared places…
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Mannaza, Newcastle

Tucked away down a cobbled passage way close to Stowell Street is Mannaza, billed as a Korean Grill House. We’d wanted to try it out for a number of years but had wondered whether our ‘fussiness’ would be accommodated. Even…
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Morrisons Doughtnuts – Accidentally Vegan?

There is a popular misconception that veganism is all about being healthy. While I’m conscious about the ingredients my food contains, this does not mean I’m adverse to the odd treat or 4. One of the exciting things about my…
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Seaham Hall Afternoon Tea

I have been on a bit of a campaign of late. Hearing about more establishments offering vegan afternoon teas here in the North East, it became my mission to try them all. It’s a hard job, but someone has to…
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