Patatas a lo Pobre is a yummy, traditional Spanish potato recipe from Andalusia. It’s often used instead of the more normal deep-fried potato chip and you can find it on the menu in local eateries or ‘ventas’ as an accompaniment to the main meal. Continue reading “Spanish Potato Recipe – Patatas a lo Pobre”
If you’re gluten free and vegan, it can be tricky to eat out in a normal Andalusian bar, unless you’re happy with a chopped tomato or bowl of lettuce – and if you’re lucky, some chips. So if you come here on holiday, be sure to plan where you’re going to eat so you can have the best time possible while you’re on holiday. Continue reading “Gluten Free Vegan Inland in Andalusia”
Oh my goodness I’m in love with vegan potaje! This Spanish bean stew recipe is one of those ‘throw-it-together-in-a-pan’ type of things and hey-presto your meal is ready. Not only ready, but yummmm delicious. And it’s truly easy to make too. Continue reading “Spanish Bean Stew – Potaje de Alubias”
Being vegetarian, I’ve never actually eaten pâté before, that is until my daughter gave me a pot of vegan walnut paste which was labelled as walnut ‘pesto’ – but was much more like a pâté than a pesto! Continue reading “Vegan Walnut Pâté”
With this post I hope to save you some time sourcing your cruelty-free products. ‘Why do you bother? You’re not going to change the world,’ somebody said to me recently. But they’re missing the key point.
It’s true that one person only has one vote.
But then again there are a lot of ‘one persons’ in the world, so one vote will become a magnitude of votes is everyone chooses to activate their power and use their vote wisely, instead of just blindly buying any product out there.
Let’s support ethical companies.
If we exercise our consumer power by casting our vote to support products and companies that we believe in, we can change the world.
Continue reading “Choosing Cruelty Free Cosmetics”
Today I made this absolutely delicious soup. Thick, creamy and of course easy to make.
The basic recipe’s simple and you can tweak it to fit your ingredients or preferences. First, fry the chopped onion and garlic in a little salt and other spices or herbs of your choice. I used a small teaspoon of ground coriander and a generous sprinkling of parsley. Continue reading “Carrot & Sweet Potato Soup – Vegan & GF”