Author Archives: Jenny

Vegan in Berlin: Kreuzberg

Kreuzberg is perhaps the most famous alternative area of Berlin, and thus it may be the one with the highest concentration of vegan-friendly eateries.  To give an idea of how ‘alternative’ it is, we went on a walking tour to … Continue reading

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Vegan in Berlin: Neukӧlln

Ah, post holiday blues.  I hadn’t been on holiday for so long, I’d almost forgotten about the inevitable comedown, but here it is again.  While I’m far from enthusiastic about returning to work, I have had the blow somewhat softened … Continue reading

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Raspberry Crumble Squares

For her recent birthday, my mother expressed an interest in a celebratory afternoon tea.  There are few things I love more than afternoon tea, so I was determined not to miss out on the occasion:  I swiftly volunteered to provide … Continue reading

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Vegan in Manchester: Greens

Greens is something of a Manchester institution:  a fairly fancy vegetarian restaurant in a fairly fancy part of town (Didsbury).  I have long been a fan of Simon Rimmer, the omnivore who bought the restaurant, learned to cook and kept … Continue reading

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Thai Overnight Scramble

Breakfast is, as everyone knows, the most important meal of the day.  For the first six months I was back in the UK, I never had any morning classes and could enjoy a leisurely breakfast any day of the week. … Continue reading

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Vegan in Teesside: The Waiting Room

Recently I saw a list of the top thirty vegetarian restaurants in the country.  My initial reaction was, of course, to drool Homer Simpson-style at all the feasts that awaited me.  My second reaction was one of outrage:  why no … Continue reading

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Vegan Adventures in London Part Two

On our second evening in London we had a Japanese feast at Itadaki Zen, a vegan sushi restaurant.  I had been looking forward to it immensely.  Japanese cuisine has always somewhat passed me by:  I wrote sushi off as being … Continue reading

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