Becoming Vegan – Avoiding Nutritional Pitfalls

Becoming Vegan – Avoiding Nutritional Pitfalls

If someone in your family comes home and announces they’re becoming vegan, how would you cope?

Cooking with Chillies

Cooking with Chillies

Maybe you’ve come to this site because you’re vegan or vegetarian, or maybe because you either enjoy cooking with, or wish to learn how to cook with, spices! For many people who enjoy spices, they enjoy the heat that comes with chilli – but preparing 

Sources of Protein

Sources of Protein

People who follow a plant-based diet need to understand certain rules to ensure that everyday is a healthy day. We’ll start by looking at the myth behind lack of protein in a plant-based diet.

Substituting Fish Sauce & Shrimp Paste

Many recipes online for Asian dishes require ingredients that are animal-based, such as fish sauce and shrimp paste. So we need to look at alternatives in order to make these dishes plant-based. I’ve done a bit of research and found the advice from Thai Grocers 

Working with Spices

Working with Spices

Pestal & Mortar or What? One of the key tools every home cook should have is a pestal & mortar. If you can afford it, buy a big one! You’ll be glad of it when you’re cooking for more than two people or you like