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How John Lennon taught me to cook vegetarian

By Jonathan deBurca Butler | October 7, 2015 John Lennon and Yoko had a love for Ireland, buying an island off Co Mayo. His visits to the area caused a mighty stir as chef, Johnny Carroll tells Jonathan deBurca Butler THERE was a giddy anticipation amongst staff at the Great Southern Mulranny in the summer of 1969. John Lennon was coming to Mayo and had chosen their hotel to lay his head. It wouldn’t be his first visit to the county. In 1966 the Beatle, who today would be celebrating his 75th …

Smoked Vegetarian Apple Sausage with Swiss Chard & Shiitake Mushrooms | KHON2

By Web Staff | June 15, 2015 It’s time to head into the kitchen for this month’s ‘Healthy and Delicious’ with Down to Earth. Today, Mama T is sharing one of her favorite “to go” recipes. It’s quick and easy – It’s a Saute dish with vegan Smoked Apple Sage sausage, Swiss Chard, and Shiitake mushrooms.  Mama T says it’s all done in about 20 minutes. But she does like to pair it with some Maple-Cumin Wild rice that will take about 35 minutes…but cooks on its own- and can be …

– Maine woman founded church, converted followers to vegetarianism

… William David Barry with the Maine Historical Society. “And she’s certainly one of the most important health advocates from Maine.” When she was a few years old, White moved with her family to the corner of Spruce and Clark streets in Portland’s West End. Levterov says she likely attended the former Brackett Street School, now home to the Fresh Approach market. Her formal schooling ended at age 9, when an older girl threw a stone that struck her in the head, knocking her unconscious. The …

Other views: Know how that chicken got to your table?

… Still conscious, they’re hung and shackled upside down, at times breaking wings or legs. They go through an electrified “stun” bath, but some scientists say the shock might not render them unconscious. A saw slits their throats at a clip of about two birds per second. And when things go wrong — a bird raises its head above the stun bath or jerks and evades the saw — they could end up scalded alive in a vat. An undercover investigator’s video released this month by Mercy for Animals, …

On-again relationship with plant-eating feels good after dabbling with meat – The Portland Press Herald / Maine Sunday Telegram

BY AVERY YALE KAMILA | March 25, 2015 When Kara Owens was a child, her father worked as a butcher. Needless to say, her attempts to go vegetarian weren’t successful. She did manage a few months of vegetarianism when she was 15 and a couple weeks here and there afterward. But mostly she ate what everyone else ate. “We were a meat- and chicken-heavy family,” said Owens, who lives in Scarborough. In fact, her dad wasn’t just a butcher but the head of the meat department at the major grocery …

Vanilla makes vegetarianism the new Black

By Liz O’Keefe, 27th February 2015 Vanilla Black co-owner and head chef, Andrew Dargue, speaks exclusively to Produce Business UK about heading up the vegetarian revolution and making fruit and veg the stars of the show Tucked away in the winding streets of London’s Chancery Lane is a high-end, fine-dining Michelin-recommended restaurant called Vanilla Black, which just happens to be vegetarian. Andrew Dargue and his co-owner and partner Donna Conroy stand out in many ways. For a start, …

This Collection Of The World’s Greatest Customer Feedback Will Be The Funniest Thing You Read Today

Click on the link below for the full article. Something to make you smile perhaps. When a passenger hated the food served on a Virgin Atlantic flight, he decided to write a letter to head Richard Branson criticising it. The letter went viral, and it was shared by Richard Branson himself, who said that it was the funniest complaint letter ever written. Read the entire letter here. “I’ll try and explain how this felt. Imagine being a twelve year old boy Richard. Now imagine it’s …

Burger King bigwig goes for veggie startup

… food,” Swette said. “As the head of marketing at PepsiCo, I did all the Super Bowl commercials and ads, and I was lucky to have that career.” Swette’s daughter became a vegetarian, and his wife, Kelly, who serves as the CEO of Sweet Earth Natural Foods, was interested in how nutrition affects health. As Swette learned more about health, food and sustainability, he had an “aha” moment several years ago, after serving as COO of eBay . “Knowing that health …

Why Richard Corrigan is turning vegetarian – Independent.ie

… Bentley’s Sea Grill in Harrods. Given that the Meath man is synonymous with high-end establishments, it’s safe to assume that if he does decide to embark on another Dublin restaurant venture (his first was the ill-fated Bentley’s which opened in 2008, located in what is now Cliff Townhouse on St. Stephen’s Green), Corrigan won’t be going head to head with Cornucopia, Blazing Salads and Govinda’s, the best known of the capital’s few vegetarian …

National Vegetarian Week: 7 vegetarian recipes for a spicy Mexican feast

My mouth is watering just posting this article. I totally agree with the opening sentence in this article.  Vegetarian food does not have to be bland and dull. Mexican restaurant chain Las Iguanas has restaurants around the country, including Liverpool, and they pride themselves on their tasty vegetarian food. Lucy Harwood, head of Brand and resident vegetarian at Las Iguanas, says: “You wouldn’t expect the restaurant industry to be particularly welcoming of a veggie in their midst, but …

Jane’s fresh take on vegetarian food

If anyone knows that the answer lies in the soil, it’s Jane Baxter – for many years the inspiring head chef at Riverford Farm’s Field Kitchen. It was her transforming way with common or garden veg that caught the attention of Henry Dimbleby who says that he had “never before eaten vegetables that felt so much like stars of the show”. The two became friends and have now worked together to produce the excellent Leon: Fast Vegetarian, named after the restaurants Henry set up with business …

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