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Gaz Oakley’s Wagamama vegan ‘egg’ dish to launch nationwide

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Gaz Oakley’s Wagamama vegan ‘egg’ dish to launch nationwide

Originally trialled in two stores, the plant-based dish will become available in all branches next month   The Japanese chain-restaurant Wagamama, has teamed up with vegan chef, Gaz Oakley, A.K.A. Avant Garde Vegan, to launch a new vegan dish. The bowl comprises BBQ glazed seitan, caramelised king oyster mushrooms and asparagus, sticky rice, edamame, spring…

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Vegan Date Buns with Violife Creamy Frosting

Vegan Date Buns with Violife Creamy Frosting

Serves 7 Ingredients 500g all purpose flour 250ml (1 generous cup) oat milk (at room temperature) 1 sachet dry yeast ½ tsp salt 2 tbsp brown sugar 5 tbsp vegan butter 400g dates, pitted 1/2 tsp cinnamon 3 tbsp melted coconut butter 3 tbsp coconut oil For the frosting 200g Violife original creamy 3 tbsp…

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Vegan Hot Cross Buns with Violife Creamy Caramel Filling

Vegan Hot Cross Buns with Violife Creamy Caramel Filling

Serves 12 Ingredients: 480g all-purpose flour 1½ tsp salt 1 pack of instant dried yeast (7g) 3 tbsp and 1 tsp sugar 2 tsp cinnamon 1 tsp nutmeg 150g raisins 30g (¼ cup) chopped walnuts ½ banana, pureed Zest of one lemon Zest of one orange 125ml (1 generous cup)unsweetened almond milk 125ml (1 generous…

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Bravura Foods co-founder to walk on fire for animals

The activist with a fire in her belly – and beneath her feet       Vegan spokesperson and co-founder of Bravura Foods, Lisa Gawthorne, has always been passionate and public about spreading the vegan word and protecting animals.   Now, Lisa has taken her activism to the next level, by agreeing to complete a…

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Volkswagen announces launch of SUV with vegan apple leather seating

Vehicle lover’s rejoice – vegan and eco-friendly cars are coming   Not only is the latest car from Volkswagen electric, but it features vegan seating made from AppleSkin, an innovative plant-based ‘leather’ created from apple juice waste, including cores and skin from the fruit. Volkswagen described it as a ‘renewable raw material’, and unveiled the…

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Creamy Mushroom Carbonara

This carbonara is super easy to make and is so creamy and filling. By using silken tofu it reduces the fat content of the dish but retains the flavour – an all round crowd pleaser. Serves 3-4  Ingredients 300g spaghetti, dried (use GF if you want) Sea salt, to taste For the carbonara sauce 300g…

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Prestigious culinary school announce new plant-based cooking course

  With first intakes starting from January 2020, top London-based culinary school, Le Cordon Bleu, are launching a 100 per cent plant-based programme   The exciting three-month program is designed to provide students with sophisticated lessons that will focus on satisfying, delicious and nutritious cuisines from across the world, using fruits, vegetables, roots, herbs, nuts,…

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Record-breaking Veganuary 2019 figures

A quarter of a million people tried vegan, and almost half will stay vegan   It’s been an exciting year for vegans so far, with the introduction of Gregg’s infamous plant-based sausage roll, a plethora of new options bursting into restaurants, and the best Veganuary ever. After a long wait, the figures are in –…

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Rainbow Paella

rainbow paella

Fast And Easy Food Doesn’t Mean Scrimping On Flavour And These One Pot Wonders Will Show You How! Serves 4 Ingredients 1 tbsp olive oil 2 medium red onions, peeled and finely sliced 4 cloves garlic, peeled and finely sliced 125g (1 cup) French beans, trimmed and cut into lengths 1 small red pepper, deseeded…

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Oumph! Pulled BBQ Tacos

Oumph! Pulled BBQ Tacos

We have used shredded Oumph! pieces here, to replicate traditional pulled pork tacos. The pickled cabbage helps to cut through the smokiness of the BBQ sauce. Makes: 8 tacos Ingredients For the pickled red cabbage 240ml (1 cup) White Wine Vinegar 2 tbsp Caster Sugar 1 tbsp Fennel Seeds 100g (1 cup) red cabbage, shredded…

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Tomato and Basil Spaghetti

tomato and basil spaghetti

Fast and easy food doesn’t mean scrimping on flavour and these One Pot Wonders will show you how! Serves 4 Ingredients 2 medium red onions, peeled and finely sliced 4 cloves (1 tbsp) garlic, peeled and finely chopped 60 ml (¼ cup) water 175g (1 cup) cherry tomatoes, halved 1 tbsp capers, drained 1 tbsp…

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