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World Vegetarian Day 2015: 15 things only vegetarians understand | Metro News

By Mandy Mazliah | October 1, 2015 Happy World Vegetarian Day and Vegetarian Awareness Month! In some parts of the world being vegetarian is the norm, and vegetarian food is readily available. Not always so in the UK. Even though there’s about 4 million vegetarians in the UK, restaurants can fool you into thinking it’s still the 1970s. It’s even worse if you go on holiday to Eastern Europe or South America. And, no, we’re not worried about getting anaemic thank you very much. Here are …

Vegan restaurants convince consumers that the vegan trend is here to stay! • The Raw Food World News

… as Beyond Meats and Impossible Foods are creating products that closely resemble meat products for meat lovers, and many restaurants are offering vegetarian or vegan items on the menus. (2) There has never been a better time in history to take the plunge into the vegetarian lifestyle! A worldwide coffee and sandwich shop asked their customers if they would like to have a meat-free shop.  The UK based, Pret A Manger, has sites in the UK, US, France, Shanghai, and Hong Kong.  CEO, Clive Schlee, …

Burger King keen to replicate its Indian veg menu globally | Business Standard News

From Press Trust of India, Mumbai | June 28, 2015 Global fast-food giant Burger King, which especially formulated vegetarian options in the country to suit the Indian palate, is keen to introduce them in other vegetarian-friendly markets like the UK. Burger King India introduced as many as six vegetarian snacks, sandwiches and entry-level burgers in the menu when it started in November, 2014. “Looking at the response here, the global management is evaluating introducing some of these …

Seven Things You Can Grill That Arent Meat – NDTV Food

By Jessica Reed, guardian.co.UK | May 25, 2015 I was going to start this article by consoling all vegetarians and vegans, reminding them they don’t need to feel sorry if attending a BBQ on Memorial Day. This is my first mistake: they don’t need consoling. My second mistake: not addressing meat eaters here. Yes, of course carnivores like you enjoy a good steak grilled on the barbie (as my Australian friends say). But don’t be stupid and skip the vegetarian options; they make for more …

7 Vegetarian Curries You Must Eat | DESIblitz

… Punjabis to all parts of India after partition, and of the diaspora to the UK, US, and Canada, has made the dish widely known in Indian cuisine. It is a versatile dish which can either be served as the main meal, a side dish, or as part of a buffet. In India, it is often consumed on special occasions such as birthdays, weddings, religious celebrations, and national holidays. Like most dals, dal makhni goes well with rice. But if you want to eat like a traditional Punjabi, go for a brown …

IKEA’s new vegetarian meatballs ‘will save the planet’, says furniture firm | Daily Mail Online

… balls will be rolled out this month, created from a secret recipe of chickpeas, peas, carrots, peppers, corn, kale and seasoning. Ikea is as famous for its meatballs as its cheap self-assembly furniture and UK customers often spend entire days inside its large warehouses eating and shopping. The company now sells a staggering one billion of its regular meatballs every year. In an interview with the Daily Mail, IKEA chief executive, Peter Agnefjall, said: ‘We are launching a vegetarian …

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, …

Why I’m going vegetarian after seeing shocking Animal Aid film of UK abbatoir cruelty

19 February 2015 by Kate Morris  I’m going vegetarian after eating meat for 50 years, since seeing shocking film of UK abbatoir cruelty One in eight Brits are now vegetarian. Kate Morris explains why, after eating meat all her life, the recent undercover footage of animal cruelty has made her become one too Going veggie: Kate is going to be eating a lot more of these I have always had a strong empathy with animals. I once spent three days of a seven-day holiday finding a home for a tiny …

Record sales for vegetarian food company Quorn | BreakingNews.ie

Meat-free producer Quorn Foods said it racked up record sales last month as consumers ditched fad diets in favour of healthy long-term options. The England-based firm, which employs 650, said sales lifted 8% to £14.6m in January as it sold more of its meat free sausages, mince and chicken style fillets. It said sales in the UK rose 6% to £10.9m in January, adding that revenues jumped 64% last month in the United States. The firm directly exports to 15 countries including Australia, Switzerland …

FOOD FOR THOUGHT: I’m not vegetarian but love veggie meals (From Swindon Advertiser)

Rosemarie Orwin, 52, Okus, life model and founder of Modelled me UK, tells us about her life with food Do you cook a lot yourself? What is your failsafe dish? I don’t tend to do the cooking but when I do, my failsafe dish is Spaghetti Bolognese. Where do you like to eat out? How often? When I’ve got the money, Bistro Les Chats. What do you always hope to find on a menu? For starter? Main course? Dessert? Risotto or a vegetarian dish (I’m not vegetarian but love veggie meals). Dessert has …

Master vegetables like a Gujarati | Residency | Life and style | The Guardian

… like a Gujarati, I speak Gujarati and day in, day out, I cook Gujarati food. Little is commonly known about Gujarat in the UK, despite the fact there are hundreds of thousands of Gujaratis here. It’s one of the most interesting gastromonic regions in India. This may be because, as a group, we are quiet and industrious, more inclined to become accountants and corner-shop owners (Mr. Patel is Gujarati) than restaurateurs (a trade that’s dominated by Bengalis and Bangladeshis). Nor is Gujarat a …

Spain gets taste for greens as vegans, vegetarians and vegivores flourish | Life and style | The Guardian

… vitamins and a big sense of humour”, and said that many Spaniards “consider a dead pig to be a vegetable”. Things, however, are changing. In 2011, the Happy Cow vegetarian website  listed 353 vegetarian or vegan restaurants in the country. This year’s figure is 686, an increase of 94%. Over the same period the number of such restaurants in the UK has increased by 60%, from 842 to 1344. via Spain gets taste for greens as vegans, vegetarians and vegivores flourish | Life and style | The …

National Vegetarian Week: Supermarkets are super for veggies

… reasons that may make you consider either trying veggie this week, becoming veggie or including more veggie items in your diet. 1. It’s better for animals. Around two million land animals are slaughtered every day in the UK alone, just so people can eat their flesh. 2. It’s more sustainable. Growing grains and pulses to feed to animals is much less efficient than eating them ourselves. The livestock industry uses huge amounts of land, water and fossil fuels, while producing 18% of the …

National Vegetarian Week: Time to stop and think about food choices

… More and more people are moving towards a meat free diet and Lynne Elliot, chief executive of the Vegetarian Society reckons “it’s never been easier”. National Vegetarian Week 2014, will take place from today (Monday May 19) until Sunday (May 25) and will see businesses all over the UK sharing and promoting their delicious vegetarian produce to everyone. Vist the site by clicking on this link: http://www.thejournal.co.UK/ …

Go green for National Vegetarian Week – May 19th to 25th

… Las Iguanas menu features traditional dishes from across the continent, so what are you waiting for? Start vegging out. Las Iguanas in Wales is at Unit 27, Ground Floor, Mermaid Quay and 8 Mill Lane in Cardiff. For more details visit www.iguanas.co.UK National Vegetarian Week runs from May 19-25 Click here http://www.walesonline.co.UK/ for the recipe for Black Bean and Beetroot Burger …

Jane’s fresh take on vegetarian food

… picture on the facing page of Jane’s 11-year-old son, David. Jane began her career at the Carved Angel under Joyce Molyneux before moving to the River Cafe. After a stint travelling and cooking around the world, in 2005 she set up the Riverford Field Kitchen. She is co-author of the Riverford Farm Cookbook and Recipes for Everyday and Sunday. To continue reading click here: http://www.westernmorningnews.co.UK/ …

Wines in US Not Required to List Animal Byproducts

… can pose an ethical dilemma. But the Food Standards Agency in the UK is now stating that “wines produced from the 2012 vintage onwards that are made using milk or egg-derived fining agents must say this on the label if they are present in the wine in quantities greater than 0.25 mg per litre,” according to a recent article in The Telegraph. Additionally, British retailers are taking up the cause by labeling wines as vegetarian friendly or not. Back in the states, the issue is still …

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