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My Metro – Family Days Out*

On a recent visit to Berlin I found using their public transport system a bit of a nightmare to navigate. A lack of information at the station at Schonenfeld Airport meant a reliance on Google for guidance on how we…
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Vegan Afternoon Tea- Super Natural Newcastle

Who doesn’t love a good afternoon tea? It is one of the traditions that is guaranteed to put a smile on my chops. That said, not all vegan versions are as exciting as those featuring decadent cream cakes and I’ve…
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Tesco’s New Free From Vegan Cheeses

Supermarket Free From ranges like the ones found in Tesco and Sainsbury’s are going from strength to strength. There definitely seems to be an acknowledgement that providing these alternatives is a money spinner for the high street and, while I…
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Toby Carvery’s New Vegan Dishes

When the weather turns chilly we seem to gravitate towards comforting food naturally, so it’s great to see not all restaurants and chains think us vegans only eat salad. I have featured Toby Carvery on the Canny Food blog earlier…
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Shoe Tree Cafe, Newcastle

Having opened up this week (officially on the 8th Nov), Shoe Tree Cafe has taken over what used to be Teasy Does It on Heaton Road in Newcastle. What is particularly exciting about this new cafe is that the menu…
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A Geordie Christmas – My Top 5

Today I thought I’d share with you some of the traditions we have that make us feel super festive in the run up to Christmas. Now Dinky is on the scene I’m enjoying getting a second chance to do all…
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Afternoon Tea, Camber Coffee

One of the foodie success stories in Newcastle recently has been Camber Coffee. Located above Start Fitness on Market Street, this cafe has been stealthy serving a predominantly vegan menu to its customers during in 4 months its been open…
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Harvester’s Vegan Breakfast

While dining in a Toby Carvery or Wetherspoons may not be everyone’s cup of tea, they certainly seem to be coming up trumps when it comes to catering for vegans. It was great to hear that Harvester had launched a…
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Christmas Pastry Stars – Vegan Baking Ideas

Now that Halloween is out of the way my attention has turned to Christmas and what we’ll be eating during the festive season. It was always the focus before I became vegan and now is certainly no different! I still…
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Dat Bar, Newcastle*

I recently read an article that suggested vegans make up 0.5% of the population in the UK. I was surprised by the stats, especially as everywhere I seem to turn at the moment there’s a vegan menu popping up. Not…
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