Vegan Secret Supper by MĂ©rida Anderson

I was sent this book to review for the Vegan Society. I am one lucky blogger 🙂 If you are not yet a member of the Vegan Society can I urge you to join. They do great work on supporting vegans and on representing us to the outside world. As soon as I opened the…

Hazelnut Rye Bread

A second recipe adapted from the wonderful Vegan Secret Supper. It seems to becoming more common for vegan cookbooks to contain a chapter on breads. This must reflect the growing and welcome trend for people to bake their own. My only concern is that bread baking is a complex science in its own right and…

Balanced Raw – Tina Leigh (part one)

I was very excited to receive a message from the Vegan Society to let me know that they were sending me a copy of Balanced Raw to review. My experience with a raw food diet to date has been: Fruit, salad and the much missed Aloka restaurant Brighton. I was interested in seeing what raw…

Run Wild – Boff Whalley

I have a new favourite book of the moment. Run Wild is a passionate ode to trail running and very different to the bookcase load of running books I already have. It is not a training book – although you maybe able to glean some advice from it, and it is not a running memoir…

Gary Taubes – Why We Get Fat

I have just finished reading Why We Get Fat and it certainly gets you thinking about received wisdom. He challenges the idea that getting fat is simply a case of calories in being greater than calories out and instead looks to the insulin spike created by eating refined carbs as a cause of obesity. This…