QUIZ: If you score 11/12 on this quiz, you’re a verified vegan food expert
How much vegan knowledge do you have stored away? Do you have to Google your way through a shopping trip, or do you have all the bad E-numbers memorised? Find out now with this quiz.
The 3 most disgusting non-vegan Christmas foods (and what to eat instead)
In our largely secular society, Christmas has pivoted from a solemn remembrance of the birth of a 2000 year old baby to an excuse for acceptable gluttony. Christmas (and to a lesser extent, its weird American cousin “Thanks Giving”) is the time of year when we get together with our loved ones to perform group …
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World’s largest vegan festival, Vegan Camp-Out, announces fifth year
Tickets are available now for the fifth year of UK vegan festival, Vegan Camp-Out. UPDATE: On Friday 29th November, festival organisers announced that due to the controversy surrounding her, Rachel Riley is no longer on the lineup of Vegan Camp Out. The event, which promotes itself as the world’s largest vegan camping festival, features music, …
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OPINION: The hummus has betrayed us
or, Unconnected Thoughts on Industrial Food Production We are a community in crisis. At the beginning of November, Zorba Delicacies Limited, leading supplier of hummus to the UK’s supermarkets, announced a product recall due to the possible presence of salmonella. Some 80 hummus products, produced for retailers like Sainsburys, Asda, Lidl, Aldi, Morrisons, Spar, Safeway, …
OPINION: Eating fake meat doesn’t make you a hypocritical vegan
More than 2000 years ago, during the Han dynasty of China, a substance was created by curdling the milk made from ground soybeans, in a process analogous to that used to make cow’s milk into cheese. Nobody is precisely sure about the substance’s origin. Legends say it was developed by Prince Liú Ān of Huainan …
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Marks & Spencer to make their entire wine range vegan by 2022
In time for World Vegan Day (November 1st), Marks & Spencer have announced that their own-brand wine range will be fully vegan by 2022. While 70% of M&S brand wines are currently vegan, with the company having had wines labelled as vegetarian-friendly since 1998 and vegan since 2005, they plan to convert to a 100% …
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HOOVES – A Vegan Horror Story for Halloween
For Halloween, we thought we’d do something different. So here is a tale of terror, for only the most grisly and ghoulish vegans to enjoy. Spoiler alert: the real monster is MAN! I love jelly! Today is my tenth birthday and I am going to eat lots of jelly. Jelly is my favourite food. My …
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The best US and UK vegan Halloween snacks
It is October. The ancient Gaelic harvest festival of Samhain, that which the Church adopted as their own All Hallows’ Eve, draws ever closer. You’ve carved the pumpkin, prepared the sacrificial altar, and chosen a costume which makes you look fearsome yet accentuates your handsome thighs. But what will you, and all your vegan friends …
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Opinion: You can be vegan and still take 200 flights a year
When I was but a lad, taking my first steps into full-fledged veganism after 11 years of mere vegetarianism, I would frequently encounter opposition from both my peers and my elders. “Aha! Your shoes are made of leather! How can you call yourself a vegan with leather shoes?” they would jeer. I would respond by …
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QUIZ: What is your perfect Vegan Halloween Costume?
Spook Season approaches. There will be ghosts, goblins, ghouls, and glucose. You need a costume, and you want to it to show off your personality, which means VEGAN. But what to choose? Take our quiz to find out your perfect outfit.
Every Vegetable, Ranked – Part 1
Vegetables. There must be thousands of them, right? WRONG. Turns out there’s exactly forty, and we’ve decided to rank them, in a gripping two-part series we’re calling… EVERY VEGETABLE, RANKED. 40. Beetroot In last place, it’s the vile demon-fruit, beetroot. Grown in the fires of Hell itself, the beetroot exists only to stain everything it …
QUIZ: What kind of vegetable are you?
“If you were a vegetable, what kind would you be?” A question that has tormented humanity throughout the ages – until now. Read: QUIZ: If you score 19/20 on THIS quiz, you’re a Vegan God