Monthly Archives: February 2011

Easily Done Falafel Wraps

After a long day on the road and a heavy lunch what do you choose for a quick, easy and healthy dinner?  Tonight we opted for pita bread wraps filled with falafel, tomato, guacamole, spinach leaves, hommus and chili sauce … Continue reading

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Catalan Flatbread for Dinner.

Tonight my wife has been bitten by the cooking bug and has made us Coca de Recapte (Catalan flatbread) from the Movida: Rustica cookbook.  Tomatoes are care of our own backyard! The flatbread will probably be made many more times … Continue reading

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Trap for Young Players – Fake Bacon isn’t Vegan*

Just proves the point that we form our own unconscious ideas about the ingredients in products we buy. There is nothing that explicitly says that Facon (fake bacon) is dairy free; I’d formed the idea that it was free of … Continue reading

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Vegan Pizza – Tofutti Sliced Cheese!

This is my first vegan pizza-making experience using vegan cheese (Tofutti sliced cheese on this occasion).  It’s not that I didn’t like the pizza senza cheese but I felt it was in need of a little glue to keep it … Continue reading

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Sushi Sunday

We’ve had some sushi-making kit hidden away in the pantry for ages.  Until tonight.  We forgot to use the Japanese-style tofu but what we had was just fine in any case.  The fillings are just carrot, cucumber and avocado but … Continue reading

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Feral Brewing Co. Not Vegan

I’ve been emailing some of my favourite breweries to see if their beers are vegan-friendly and this is the first of my favourites that has replied in the negative.  What a shame! For my fellow beer-loving vegans, beers from the … Continue reading

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Vegan Beer Adventures in Melbourne – Local Taphouse, St.Kilda

So I’m catching up with some friends at the Local Taphouse, St.Kilda today and today happens to be the Taphouse’s annual “Spec-tap-ular”. All the taps will feature new, exciting and experimental brews from brewers all over the country and I’ll … Continue reading

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