Category Archives: Vegetarian

Tofu Or Not Tofu

Following on from ‘Veganuary And The Meatless Monday’, we come to Tofu, or bean curd, a popular food derived from soya. Like many soya foods, tofu originated in China. It is made by curdling fresh soya milk, pressing it into … Continue reading

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Veganuary And The Meatless Monday

Vegetarianism is  practice of abstaining from the consumption of meat (red meat, poultry, seafood, and the flesh of any other animal), and may also include abstention from by-products of animal slaughter. Vegetarianism may be adopted for many and various reasons, … Continue reading

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So You Want To Grow Up Big & Strong . . .

Then you must eat up all your Spinach (pronounced spin-atch) Used in almost every cuisine around the world, spinach is an enormously popular green vegetable, the leaves of which can be either flat or slightly ruffled. Bright green when young … Continue reading

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If You Don’t Eat Your Greens . . .

You Won’t Grow Up Big And Strong! One of the main indications of financial success and upward mobility amongst socially aware Kenyan men is the ditching of so-called ‘rabbit food’ (vegetables) to be replaced with meat, chicken, sausages, burgers and … Continue reading

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10 Things You Never Knew About . . . Robbie Burns

Robert Burns, poet, farmer and philosopher. (25th Jan. 1759 – 21st July 1796) The traditional Burns supper is a celebration of the life and poetry of Robert Burns. Normally held on or near the poet’s birthday of 25th January they … Continue reading

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A Taste Of Childhood

So you’ve lost your job, the son and heir has just been expelled from school again, the car has been towed for obstructing the highway, the wife has found out where you actually go to every Wednesday afternoon and your … Continue reading

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Of Grains, Pulses, Nuts, Seeds, Vegetables, Fruits . . .

The Vegetarian Society defines a vegetarian as “Someone who lives on a diet of grains, pulses, nuts, seeds, vegetables and fruits with, or without, the use of dairy products and eggs. A vegetarian does not eat any meat, poultry, game, … Continue reading

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