Thankful for potatoes

Thankful for potatoes

If there was any doubt among plant-based cooks- research shows positively that potatoes are here to stay! The future of Aussie potatoes remains bright, with industry research indicating that more young people are eager to increase their potato purchases in the future.... Read more
Awesome and grateful

Awesome and grateful

“I am Awesome”, I unabashedly told the server, who with great sincerity nodded in agreement. “You will love that”, he enthused. “And I am Humble,” one of my dining friends countered.   “I am Vivacious !”  our friend... Read more
Cheese can be gourmet or simply tasty

Cheese can be gourmet or simply tasty

Vegan food expert and author Miyoko Schinner shares her secrets for success in Artisan Vegan Cheese: From Everyday to Gourmet. “One of the reasons I wrote the book was because I wasn’t satisfied with what was available commercially,” the author said. “While some... Read more
Go Loopy in Soho

Go Loopy in Soho

NEW YORK: We went in search of the perfect tea towel but ended up falling in love with Loopy Mango’s handmade crochet rugs.  In exclusive signature yarn from neutral to neon, the oversized stitching is an ironic touch for a unique accessory made to scale for studio... Read more
Vegan diet best for weight loss: study

Vegan diet best for weight loss: study

People shed more weight on an entirely plant-based diet, even if carbohydrates are also included, a study has concluded. Other benefits of eating a vegan diet include decreased levels of saturated and unsaturated fat, lower BMIs, and improved macronutrients. A new... Read more
LA’s vegan pioneer

LA’s vegan pioneer

Back in 1993, baker Alaine Shrewsbury helped pioneer the vegan, wheat-free, no refined sugar scene on the West Coast with her Alaine’s Rainforest Cake, a gourmet, healthy fruitcake chockfull of Brazil nuts and unsweetened, dried tropical fruits. Under the name... Read more
Free vegan cooking lessons

Free vegan cooking lessons

Australian chef Adam Guthrie is cooking up a vegan storm, starring in his “I Feel Good” fantastic iPad cooking app teaching newbies everything they need to know to eat plant-based every night. Adam also has great online cooking classes (see above) and has... Read more
Tradition lives on with La Chamba cookware

Tradition lives on with La Chamba cookware

Everyone knows you can never have enough beautiful cookware. Somehow even humble rice dishes take on a more exotic air served in the traditional manner. Well-known throughout Colombia with origins that can be traced back at least 700 years, used to prepare and serve... Read more
Spellbind your guests

Spellbind your guests

Every home needs one! Well, I’m sure even I could think of something to put in this amazing design by Martin Kastner of Crucial Detail design studio.  Originally a crowd-funded project, it is an “infusion vessel ” for cocktails, lemonade, oils, teas... Read more
Taste for high fashion

Taste for high fashion

NEW YORK: Sherrita Davis has an instinct for chic. The  fashion consultant has blended style with edgy business innovation to launch her venture Pipernilli The Couture Cookie Company. Her delicate vegan, organic cookies evoke exclusive designer style with names like... Read more