Why Plant Based?

Eating plants seems to be all the rage these days, from bearded hipsters choosing avocado toast over bacon sandwiches to middle aged women ditching sausage casseroles in favour of quinoa salads. The big question is, what on Earth is happening? What ever happened to good ol’ meat and two veg? Well, as a plant-munching sociologist…

That’s why Vegans shop at Iceland…

Anyone who has scrolled through the vegan hashtags on Instagram in the last few months will undoubtedly have seen the frenzy provoked by Iceland’s ‘No Bull Burgers’; a reddish, meaty textured burger made with soya and beetroot to give it its ‘bloody’ beef-like look. A pack of 2 costs £2, and their taste, texture and…

Vegan Fish and Chips for a Fiver!

Last week, my fiancée discovered on a vegan Facebook group that The Hungry Horse chain of pubs was now offering some new vegan options, including vegan fish and chips! So, logically we headed down to our nearest one (a pub called The Fox Under the Hill) to check it out. The menu had quite a…