crispy mock duck pancakes hoisin sauce vbites

Satisfy your takeaway cravings with this recipe for crispy meat-free duck pancakes served with hoisin sauce. Serves 2-3   Ingredients 280g (13/4 cups) gluten mock duck, well rinsed 4 tbsp hoisin sauce (see below or use readymade) 6 spring onions, trimmed ½ cucumber 10 Chinese-style pancakes, frozen 2 tbsp plum sauce (optional)   To make…

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Harvey Nichols Adds Vegan Menu to Their Restaurants 1

Luxury department store Harvey Nichols has added a vegan menu to their restaurants in their UK stores, following the announcement of an event with vegan chef Gaz Oakley. The new menus will be in Bristol, Manchester, Edinburgh, Birmingham, Leeds and several London locations. The menu will differ slightly in each restaurant; however some of the…

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Joey Carbstrong - From Crime to Compassion 2

Vegan Life talks to activist Joey Carbstrong on his early life in Australia and how veganism turned his life around.   Joey Carbstrong is exactly what you expect him to be. Bright, intelligent eyes with a fiery determination — he is a force to be reckoned with. It is not surprising to me that Joey…

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victoria eisermann challenge fiona oakes

K-9 Angels’ Victoria Eisermann discusses how vegan athletes such as Fiona Oakes have inspired her own philanthropic challenges   Every year I take on a personal challenge to raise funds for my charity K-9 Angels. It’s usually something quite extreme in the hope it catches people’s imagination and we can get some donations for dogs…

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Goodfella’s Launching New Frozen Vegan Pizza, Available in March 2018 5

Frozen pizza brand Goodfella’s are launching a new vegan pizza, and will be available in the mainstream supermarkets. The pizza is topped with falafel, red peppers, spinach, white onion, spicy harissa sauce and a hummus drizzle, and is approved by the Vegan Society.   The new pizza is the first mass-market frozen product of its…

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Scottish High School Students Prepare Deceased Pheasants For Fajitas 8

A Scottish high school has posted on their social media page showing a class preparing pheasants to make fajitas from the meat. Many parents have criticised the school for this, although some parents have supported the school believing that the children are being taught a valuable lesson about where their food comes from.   Local…

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Fox in Focus 9

There are 12 species of fox and they are found on every continent on the world except Antarctica. Foxes can be found in all shapes and sizes from the tiny, white arctic fox to the red fox, also known as the urban fox. These omnivorous scavengers are so successful as a result of their ability…

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Kestrel in Focus 10

Kestrels (falco tinnunculus) are one of the best known, and best loved, birds of prey in the UK and are instantly recognisable by their unique ability to hover in situ above prey, their pointed wings and fanned tail feathers. Kestrels are the most common bird of prey in Europe, although it appears that the numbers…

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water vole

Water voles (Arvicola terrestris) typically live along the banks of water bodies such as rivers, streams, ponds, lakes and marshes and are the UK’s fastest declining mammal. Signs that water voles may be populating an area include burrows in the riverbanks or piles of nibbled grass and stems, as water voles like to sit and…

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Maria Slough Photographer

Photographer Maria Slough talks to Vegan Life about how she’s aiming to use imagery as a way of promoting vegan values.   Maria uses words, photography and film to promote her strong vegan values across an enormous variety of media outlets. Maria is a dedicated animal ambassador and has worked closely with many animal charities;…

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activism campaigner dina aherne artivist tyrina davis

We talk to campaigner Dina Aherne and artivist Tyrina Davis about the different ways in which they approach activism   Outreach work and campaigning is a great way to meet other vegans and feel part of the community. In the article we hear the stories of two people who approach activism in very different ways.…

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SubmergedUK: Climate Change Campaign 11

We spoke to artist Lauren Darn about her photographic campaign SubmergedUK, which encourages people to think about the effects that climate change and rising water levels will have on low-lying towns and cities in the UK. Tell us about SubmergedUK: “SubmergedUK is an original photographic climate change campaign which uses visualisations of a flooded Britain…

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