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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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Sorella Sorella, Sunniside – Review

The Canny Food family are always happy to hear about local restaurants having vegan dishes and menus on offer. It just goes to show what a growing market it is and one that many need to adopt quickly so as…
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Northern Juice, Newcastle

One of the places I’ve wanted to stop by for lunch but not had the time for is Northern Juice. I met Emma, one of the owners, during a Sunday morning stroll on the Quayside last year and loved their…
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Refuse CIC in Durham

We have previously covered one of Refuse’s pop ups in Durham and I vowed to keep an eye on what other events were planned in the future so I could go along and show my support. Last weekend Mim, Nikki and the…
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Follow Your Heart Vegan Egg Review

Many people ask why vegans buy substitute products when they stop eating meat/dairy/etc. There are many answers and it all depends on the vegan you ask. I don’t continue to buy ‘sausages’ because I miss the real deal: for me…
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Orange Pip Market – Middlesbrough

We received an email last year about a new market starting up in Middlesbrough called Orange Pip. It sounded really interesting and I was keen to show my support. Unfortunately, as much as we want to cover the whole of…
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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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Supper Club at The Journey – Samosa Sisters

The Journey are teaming up with local community group Samosa Sisters to host a Supper Club on Saturday May 27th. Beautifully crafted vegan and gluten free food will be served up in the warm and vibrant atmosphere of this lovely café, located close to…
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South Causey Inn – Vegan Afternoon Tea

As I have previously written about on the blog, afternoon teas for those who are dairy and/or egg free are not that easy to find. I listed some of the North East options in a post that can be found…
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