Hooray for vegan coleslaw!

I am very excited as my babba has actually eaten a raw vegetable, well lots of them in fact, all thanks to the wonder of coleslaw. Despite being a full fledged vegan she doesn’t actually like eating vegetables yet and mainly survives on nuts, carbohydrate and beans.  A lot of parents seem to worry about…

Hello

Hello this is my blog about my food adventures with my vegan babba, both cooking at home and eating out. I wish I had started long ago in the heady days of weaning when she actually ate everything I gave her! But I think I was too busy trying to stay awake at the time….

At last a recipe! Green soup

Soup, pesto, smoothies, or the occasional fritter, are the only way I can get my babba to eat her greens at the moment, but it’s pretty much always a success. I also sometimes do a thicker version of the soup to use as a sauce. You can use any greens: spinach, chard, kale, watercress, nettles,…

The dream vs the reality

I am a food purist, of the vegan, local, organic kind. I obviously never touch anything non-vegan as I have been vegan for nearly 25 years but I also find it very hard to eat anything non-organic and avoid processed foods whenever I can for environmental, ethical and health reasons. When I was pregnant I…

Favourite places to eat: Helm Ston

I love everything about Helm Ston in Brighton. The owner and staff are really friendly and love babies and they don’t mind if she has a stroll around and pops through the hatch to have a look in the kitchen.  The decor is ‘quirky’ but not in a contrived hipster way and there’s lots of old…