Regency 59 – a great veggie takeaway

Regency 59 – a great veggie takeaway A good choice for veggies in this unassuming place on the opposite side of the road from the Angel. During the day Regency 59 (also part of the King's Head) offers breakfast and then pub lunches, but in the evening they turn their hand to great Indian/Nepalese food. We had a takeaway from there not long ago and the standard was excellent. Apart from great choice for veggies – they offer four starters and three mains – there are the fair;y standard vegetable side dishes. Everything tastes spicy but not so it knocks
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Want to eat much less meat? Take the top vegan tips from the world’s tastiest cuisines

Want to eat much less meat? Take the top vegan tips from the world’s tastiest cuisines THANKS TO THE GUARDIAN FOR THIS ARTICLE While veganism is growing rapidly in the west, other parts of the world have had meat-free cuisines for centuries. For a rich and varied plant-based diet, talk to the Chinese, Indians, Ethiopians... Read the article here. Here's an excerpt - good article! "Like most revolutions, the current surge in meat-free eating takes much of its energy from its newness. This is a hip and sexy break with the past, a movement with Silicon Valley solutions to the
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What made you turn vegetarian?

What made you turn vegetarian? CAROL TELLS US THE CIRCUMSTANCES OF HER DECISION I went vegetarian in the early 80’s as I was listening and reading articles about factory farming and felt it was time to stop eating animals. I became pregnant in 19834 and then thought about bringing up our first child – should we feed him meat/fish? I had to go back to work when Harry was 5 months old but he was still on breast milk and eating vegetables and fruit. The problem of allowing more foods for him came with taking on nannies and childminders. We
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Not butternut squash risotto. Again.

Not butternut squash risotto. Again! The 'go to' default dish for the lazy restaurant has to go. I quite like roasted butternut squash risotto. It's OK, it's filling, it's easy to make. The ingredients are dirt cheap. The prep is minimal and you can get a good few dishes out of one small £1 squash. But it doesn't exactly set me alight. A half decent cook can knock one of these risottos up in a short time as a midweek supper. The hardest bit is standing over the hob, stirring and stirring as any good risotto needs to come together
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Vegetarians and the environment

Vegetarians and the environment A SHORT PRESENTATION (download pdf) For a slightly sobering read, why not download this presentation that I put together for our local environment group a year or so again. There are some amazing statistics if you want some facts and figures to convince a friend why being a vegetarian or vegan is good for the environment. Water use, deforestation, the inefficiency of producing one kilo of beef against one kilo of grain. And it really is true about a vegetarian driving a 4x4 doing less damage to the environment than a meat eater on a bicycle
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