Fried noodles with carrot, red cabbage and tofu | The New Vegan | Food

The sight, smell or even the mention of certain foods sets off a Pavlovian response in me. Say laksa, saag or hot lime pickle, and my gums will start to twitch, my legs spasm and nothing else matters until said food is on my plate. Currently, the object of my affections are these life-giving noodles, […]

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Meera Sodha’s vegan recipe for no-waste potato masala toasties | The New Vegan | Food

In the corner of my aunt Bhabi’s kitchen sits an ancient relic: a 1980s Breville toastie machine. The buttons don’t work, the flex is frayed and the red light to indicate that it’s on barely flickers with life. I was sceptical that it could make lunch for eight of us, using some potatoes from the […]

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Bangers become the latest British favourite to go meat-free | Food

Bangers become the latest British favourite to go meat-free | Food

A “healthy” plant-based sausage from the US meat-free brand Beyond Meat will make its UK retail debut in Tesco at the end of September – the second of its products to hit UK supermarket shelves following the launch of its popular “bleeding” burger last year. The manufacturer – the world’s most valuable meat substitute start-up […]

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Nationals back welfare system expansion and crackdown on vegan 'milk' | Australia news

Nationals back welfare system expansion and crackdown on vegan ‘milk’ | Australia news

The National party will push for an expansion to Australia’s welfare system as well as for a ban on labelling non-dairy milk “milk”. In motions passed at its Nationals Federal Council in Canberra over the weekend, the party also passed a motion in support of a national rollout of the cashless debit card for parenting […]

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‘Huge drugs bust’ at Gatwick turns out to be vegan cake mix | UK news

‘Huge drugs bust’ at Gatwick turns out to be vegan cake mix | UK news

A “huge drugs bust” at Gatwick airport has turned out to be part of a cake. A member of staff from Purezza vegan pizzeria was transporting the ingredients in a suitcase when they were stopped by police. The white powder, which was divided into blue bags, was tested before officers accepted it was legal. British […]

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Vegan food becomes UK’s fastest growing takeaway | Food

Vegan food becomes UK’s fastest growing takeaway | Food

They are still a long way from toppling chicken chow mein as the nation’s favourite takeaway, but vegan meals are now the UK’s fastest growing choice, with orders rising almost fivefold over the last two years. Burgers made from black beans, sweet potato and quinoa and vegan “fried chicken” are among the dishes challenging doner […]

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KFC to hold US trial of vegan ‘chicken’ nuggets | Life and style

KFC to hold US trial of vegan ‘chicken’ nuggets | Life and style

KFC is to deviate from Colonel Sanders’ original “finger lickin’ good” recipe by offering nuggets made from plants, rather than its traditional chickens. The fast-food chain said it was working with the rapidly growing meat substitute company Beyond Meat on a one-day trial that if successful would lead to plant-based chicken nuggets and wings appearing […]

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Greggs to develop vegan versions of all its bestselling foods | Business

Greggs to develop vegan versions of all its bestselling foods | Business

Greggs is working on vegan versions of all its bestselling products, from steak bakes to pasties, as the high-street baker looks to repeat the runaway success of its vegan sausage roll. The Quorn-filled roll, which launched in January, was so successful that Greggs had to increase production to satisfy demand. The sales boom also drove […]

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Meera Sodha’s vegan Lebanese green beans and vermicelli rice recipe | The New Vegan | Food

Meera Sodha’s vegan Lebanese green beans and vermicelli rice recipe | The New Vegan | Food

My grandma likes her green beans cooked until they’re very, very soft. For years, I thought this was due to her suboptimal dental situation, but a few weeks ago I realised it was actually all about taste. My u-turn came one summer’s night on London’s Edgware Road while inhaling a bowl of loubieh bi zeit: […]

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