by CHLOE. is Coming to London 🍔

Firstly, Happy World Vegan Day!! Now back to the news at hand… If you’re vegan and you’ve been to New York, chances are you’ve devoured a burger at by CHLOE. Possibly one of New York’s hippest plant-based “fast food chains”, by CHLOE. serve only locally-sourced ingredients in their most natural form, creating hearty, nourishing meals from…

Vegan Nights ~ Boiler House, Brick Lane

We’ve just got back from Vegan Nights, a new 100% vegan night market in Brick Lane’s very own street food indoor/outdoor venue, the Boiler House. After queueing for longer than seemed necessary… Hosted by CookDaily, who was occupying the outside stall area with his original take on hot & spicy vegan street food, with a…

Hackney Downs Vegan Market (now weekly!)

The monthly Hackney Downs Vegan Market proved so popular that co-collaborators, Fat Gay Vegan and Eat Work Art, have decided to make it a weekly event! This is great news for us vegans, as it now means we can get tasty vegan street food from a rotating list of traders, EVERY Saturday at Hackney Downs Studios between 11:00…

Simply Cook

Just a quick post to tell you about Simply Cook, a great little recipe subscription service, that delivers exciting & easy-to-follow recipes to your door, as often as once a week. Each box is made up of 4 recipes, and each recipe includes all spice mixes & pastes required, you just need to add around 4-6 fresh…

Oumph! Launch

This week I was lucky enough to be invited to the launch of Oumph! at High Street Kensington’s Whole Foods Market. ​​ You may have seen my previous post about these guys, when they were at Kensington Olympia’s Just V Show earlier in the year. At the time I was disappointed to find out that not…

Oumph!

If you follow me on Instagram or Twitter, you’ve probable already seen my posts about these guys over the weekend. Their stall at the Just V Show was one of the busiest, and they weren’t even selling anything! Oumph! was created to fill a gap in the meat substitute market. Something plant based, with low climate…

Temple of Seitan, Hackney 🍗

I’ve been meaning to share Hackney’s Temple of Seitan with you for a while, and seeing as today is National Fried Chicken Day, I have the perfect excuse. Previously only to be found at street-food markets on Brick Lane, Temple of Seitan have been serving up their unique vegan delights at their stand alone chick’n shop,…

Which Foods to Eat for Maximum Plant Based Nutrition

I don’t know about you, but as a vegan I often get asked if my diet can be complete without animal produce. How do I get enough protein for example, or where do I get calcium or iron from? So I thought I’d pull together a quick, though not definitive, list of plant based foods that pack a nutritious…

Vegan Spicy Tomato, Vegetable & Bean Soup

I have 2 delicious & exciting new recipes to share with you this week. First up is a warming wholesome spicy tomato soup, packed full of winter veg and nourishing white beans. I quite often throw together a vegetable stew but in the interest of value, and wanting to make it last all week for…

IsItVeganUK Goes to Barcelona – Day 1 : Friday 31st Nov 2014

If you follow my Instagram (@isitveganuk), you may have noticed that I have just spent a beautiful and delicious weekend with the boyfriend in Barcelona. I thought I’d share my vegan findings with you, in the hope of inspiring some vegan travelling, to this, my favourite of all cities – where we hope to move one…