Guacamole

I always love it when I find foods that are vegan, but no-one thinks of them as vegan.   No-one would have a clue.  They are perfect for entertaining and everyone loves them, regardless of what your eating preferences are.   One of those dishes is Guacamole.  I simply love Guacamole – I adore it.…

Vegan Lemon Curd Cupcakes

I woke up dark and twisted today.  I actually thought f*** it and lay in bed contemplating fast food.   40 minutes north was McDonald’s and Red Rooster, 60 minutes south was McDonald’s and Kentucky Fried Chicken.  Already the southern option was winning in my head.  In my former life Kentucky Fried Chicken was my…

Vegan Berry Tarts

I love that feeling as the weekend approaches.  Even if I have nothing planned there is nothing to beat that Friday feeling!  Fridays make me happy.  Another thing that makes me happy is dates.   Before becoming vegan I could never have imagined how many uses the humble date has.    They are so versatile,…

The simple tomato

So after a year or so of deciding that I was going to become the best vegan there ever was I stopped.   It was as simple as that.  It was equivalent to slapping myself on the face several times and giving myself a good talking to.   And in giving myself that very good talking…

Vegans frightened me

After doing a little bit of research I became increasingly frightened of vegans.    Why?  Because all of a sudden it appeared that being a vegan was no longer about tasteless lentils and hairy arm pits.  Only a few moments with google showed me that “Vegan” was now synonymous with glamour, an urban cool, sexiness…