Recipe: beetroot chutney

Recipe: beetroot chutney

by Jean Glasspool. It’s beetroot season. This is an excellent recipe for anyone who has a glut of beetroot thanks to their allotment or back garden plot. It makes a delicious savory chutney that keeps well. These quantities make four to five jars full. Scale the ingredients up or down if you have more/less beetroot.
Super easy vegan upside down pear cake

Super easy vegan upside down pear cake

by Sally Churchward. This is a great recipe to make with small children, as once you’ve blended the pears, you just put all the ingredients (except the pears for the bottom/top) into a bowl and mix. Ingredients: 300ml pear puree – blend pears to make this. How many pears you need depends on how much
Recipe: Spring’s Easy Vegan Bolognese

Recipe: Spring’s Easy Vegan Bolognese

by Spring Wise. Ingredients (serves 4): Olive oil to fry with 1/2 cup lentils I vegetable stock pot (or equivalent cubes) 1 and 1/2 tins chopped tomatoes 1 large carrot 1 onion 2 handfuls of mushrooms 3 large cloves garlic 1 cup vegan red wine 1 tbsp tomato puree 1 bay leaf Fresh or dried
Review: Veg Out Community Cafe in October Books

Review: Veg Out Community Cafe in October Books

by Sarah Groszewski. Monday saw the opening of a community Vegan pop up cafe in October Books, Portswood. The cafe was opened on a pay-what-you-like basis as a way to prevent food waste (a large proportion of the fruit and veg is surplus food donated from local traders), fight hunger, spread  environmental and vegan messages,
Pop up vegan cafe coming to October Books

Pop up vegan cafe coming to October Books

by Sally Churchward. Monday, October 14, will see the launch of a new pop up vegan cafe in Portswood, Southampton Veg Out community vegan cafe will open its doors at 10am in the community room at October Books on Portswood’s high street. As well as spreading a vegan and environmental message, the cafe will provide
Foodie Fortnight

Foodie Fortnight

Celebrated as ‘the gateway to the world,’ Southampton used to be known as somewhere you pass through, thanks to its famous cruise industry and commercial dockyards. But times have changed, and now it is a destination in its own right, thanks, in part, to its thriving leisure scene. There has been a lot of redevelopment
Recipe: raspberry and lemon cheesecake

Recipe: raspberry and lemon cheesecake

by Hannah Pinchin of Hannah Banana Bakery. SERVES 8 Ingredients: Biscuit base 300g Vegan digestive biscuits (or lotus spread biscuits for a spicy twist) 3tbsp Vegan margarine  Zingy lemony middle 225g Cashew nuts (soaked in water over night or boiled for 10 minutes) 125ml Maple syrup 250 ml Coconut cream 50ml Fresh lemon juice (1