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Veggiestan’s Greatest Hits #18: Georgia

Now here’s fabulous little narrative. Swords. Ninjas. Dancing girls. All in one three-or-so minute video. It’s kind of Never Ending Story meets Highlander with a bit of Crouching Tiger thrown in. Only problem is… it’s all in Georgian. And we … Continue reading

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Dukkah’ed Sprouts

Because sprouts are for life and not just for Christmas. And because we now have our own house blend of dukkah. And because we are now selling fresh veg. We have recently started stocking bio-dynamic produce in the shop, and … Continue reading

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Happy Christmas 2013

Just a wee postlet to wish y’all a very Merry Yuletide and a Happy 2014. We will be back with a whole lot more posts in the New Year – together with news of some Veggiestan cookery classes and more … Continue reading

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Veggiestan News Flash

Sorry if we’ve been a bit quiet: it’s mostly been the fault of the little number on the right – which is due out at the end of September. There’s plenty of veggie stuff in it: we do hope you … Continue reading

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Kushari Reaches London

One of the most popular recipes in Veggiestan is for KUSHARI – and now a chain of kushari joints is opening across the capital. I thought it worth sharing this interview with one of the chain’s founders: the article was … Continue reading

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Photo of the Month: Street Culture. And a Little Announcement.

While we were researching Veggiestan, we thought a lot about street culture, from vending (as above) to eating. And one thing led to another. And I ended up writing another book. Not just about street food, but all sorts of … Continue reading

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Veggiestan’s Greatest Hits #17: Turkmenistan

Turkmenistan. What do you know about Turkmenistan? Well, we can tell you that it’s quite rich, very flat, and is famous for its melons. It is also home to this pretty lady, Myahri. The ditty sounds as if a nineties … Continue reading

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Veggiestan Event News Flash

Nearly forgot to tell you…. We’re having another pop-up Veggiestan event, this time at No.67, the lovely cafe next to the South London Gallery. Expect you’d like to see the menu, no? We will start with warm bread, cheese and … Continue reading

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Nowrooz Potato Lyonnaise. Just for Fun.

It’s Spring! No, really. The Spring equinox was at 11:01:53 on Wednesday 20th March 2013. Which happens to coincide with the Persian New Year (Nowrooz). So we wish you all a happy and prosperous 1392. Iranian celebrations to welcome in … Continue reading

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On Pine Nuttiness…

Got to love pine nuts. Their slight crunch, the creaminess, the, well, nuttiness. Such versatile little chaps: they mingle with salads, play nicely with in sweets, flirt with the bread department and excel in sandwiches. And they are such a … Continue reading

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