Author Archives: Jenny

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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Vegan Adventures in London Part One

Allow me to break with tradition and not share a recipe this week:  I’ve got too much other food to talk about!  At the weekend I went for a trip to London again, armed with another list of vegan-friendly places … Continue reading

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Giant Choc Peanut Cookies

This weekend was one of massive sporting disappointments.  Not only for the likes of Roger Federer, Mark Cavendish and the Colombians, but also for me and my thwarted plans. Manchester is home to an outdoor World Cup fan park which … Continue reading

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