Behold The Hashbrown Butty

Unless you’re British, you probably don’t know what a “butty” is. Wiki says it’s another word for sandwich, but that’s incorrect, I’m afraid. A butty is a sandwich (a filling between two slices of bread),…

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Indian feast!

Edit 12 Nov 2008: I’ve added the recipe for Spinach toran, per a request by neca from Weighty Words. Enjoy! Yesterday my FIL came over for tea (Amerispeak=supper). I decided to make curry, as it…

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Why vegan?

Today is World Vegan Day. The question is not, can they reason? Nor, can they talk? But, can they suffer? – Jeremy Bentham, philosopher and animal rights activist (1748 – 1832)

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Pita pizzas

You’re in the mood for pizza, but don’t have a spare crust in the freezer and there’s no time to make one from scratch. So what do you do? Delivery? Takeaway? Heck, no… Make pita…

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Happy Hallowe’en!

Now Air is hush’d, save where the weak-ey’d Bat, With short shrill Shriek flits by on leathern Wing. – William Collins (1721-1759), British poet. Ode to Evening

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Falafel heaven

I think we may be going through the moon’s Falafel phase, because a couple other Vegan Mofo bloggers have made and blogged about falafels in the last couple of days. (Hi, Jeni!) If you’ve never…

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Charity shop finds

I love charity shops. Our town has five, and my favourites are those run by the RSPCA and Break; both have that desirable combination of good prices plus good stock. I’ve had luck at St…

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Mexican mixed bean and lentil soup

One thing I love about autumn is that colder weather makes soup taste so much better, especially when one has not yet turned on the heating in the house and it’s flippin’ freezing even when…

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