Tag Archives: Vegan

Vegan Month Of FOod

Life is full of surprises and new beginnings. And this month is a doozy. I wanted to reboot the Vegan Urbanite with some fresh content and fanatic energy, so I’ve signed on for Vegan MOFO 2013. If you’re not familiar … Continue reading

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Keeping to a Vegan Diet while Traveling

It is easy to stick to a routine when everything stays the same. However, it is difficult to know exactly what’s in your food when your eating at new restaurants, trying new dishes or translating your preferences between languages. As … Continue reading

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Green Pasta with Creamy Mustard Sauce

This little treasure made it into my repertoire courtesy of my better half. Challenged to cook a meal for us to eat hot one night, and cold the following day, and with less than an hour to prepare the whole … Continue reading

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Red Lentil Pate

Red Lentil Pate Enjoy making one of my favourite, deceptive recipes – Vegan Red Lentil Pate No-one expects a vegan to serve pate, and this version is cruelty-free and delicious. Yields: 1 loaf (perfect party entrée)        Time: 1 … Continue reading

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Valentines Day Gifts

Valentines Day Gifts Gifts for your loved one don’t need to cost a fortune. These homemade gifts are affordable and thoughtful. They’re not cheap or naff like the ones you used to make at school and with some creativity and … Continue reading

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Vegan Pumpkin Scones

Vegan Pumpkin Scone Recipe These Vegan Pumpkin treats are a little savory with a spicy undertone and sweet surface. Seriously, this recipe will produce pumpkin scones better than any you could buy. I recommend serving them warm with butter and … Continue reading

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Vietnamese Inspired Spicy Vegetables

Vietnamese Inspired Spicy Vegetables There was no time to waste. Having learnt to cook fragrant vegan Vietnamese cuisine in Hoi An, I was eager to recreate the flavors in my Korean apartment. Studying the scrappy piece of paper with notes … Continue reading

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Mushroom and Tofu Patties

Mushroom and Tofu Patties Premonitions about Vietnamese food had led me to believe that anything and everything that had a heartbeat would be listed on the menu. I didn’t believe the cuisine of Vietnam could be as succulent as its … Continue reading

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VU in Vietnam Part 2

VU in Vietnam Part 2 Traveling around Vietnam is all very well, but what’s a vegan to eat? Restaurants catering to tourists usually offer a separate section in their menu of exclusively vegetarian options, and even at local eateries there … Continue reading

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VU in Vietnam Part 1

VU in Vietnam Part 1 Vietnam has everything! Warm weather, captivating scenery, enchanting people and exquisite food.  It had been over a year since my last vacation, so when my girl-friend Esther Dalseno McCaustlin told me of her wedding in Vietnam I … Continue reading

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