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Sweet & Sour Tofu – Simple Vegan Recipes

The Teen is a huge fan of Sweet and Sour when we go for a takeaway or to restaurants. I wish he would experiement as I think he’d probably find lots of different sauces he’d like if he broadened his…
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Tofu Scramble – A Vegan Classic

I have recently been talking about Follow Your Heart’s Vegan Egg, a product designed to mimic real eggs in recipes. It is incredibly realistic, down to a pungent whiff as you open up its packaging. But what if you were…
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Vegan Carreteiro – Brazilian Favourites

This dish is very dear to me, being one of my childhood favourites. I remember quite vividly being a very young child and asking my Mum, “Could you please cook us Carreteiro?”. It remained one of my favourite dishes throughout life. The…
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Dairy Free Camembert – Vegan Cheese Recipe

Dairy free cheeses have come on in leaps and bounds in the last few years. I remember the first time I tried vegan cheese and I was not enamoured. Whether my palate has changed since cutting dairy out of my…
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Grainger Market – NUFC Foodbank

Things haven’t always been easy for me. I was a single mum and found myself in hard times when I was unexpectedly made redundant three years ago. While I didn’t resort to using a foodbank, things were very tight financially…
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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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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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Proper Food Festival is back!

Lovers of locally-produced food and drink are set for an extra special treat later when a hugely popular festival returns to North Shields this month (April 29th to the 1st May). This year the town’s Proper Food and Drink Festival…
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