Goodlife Mushroom and Spinach Kievs

Goodlife mushroom and spinach kievs

These Goodlife mushroom and spinach kievs are next on our list, and you could have predicted it if you read last week’s post – as we ate them at the same time as the Fishless Fingers that we tried!

The kievs certainly live up to their name as they are very, very garlicky! That’s a plus point for us as we love garlic but they could be a little too strong for others. There’s a base of quorn underneath the breadcrumbs, which is then coated in a very strong sauce. The mushroom flavour isn’t as strong, and in fact I would say that it is almost lost in the garlic.  read more

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Brick & Liquor, Tooting

Brick & Liqour

We were invited down this past weekend to sample some veggie food and cocktails at Brick &  Liquor, a relatively new venue in Tooting. It opened in October 2016 under the management of David Layton, who has 12 years of experience in running venues across London. read more

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Video: Pizza Pockets

Pizza pockets

This week we’ve got something super special. These pizza pockets are about to blow your mind.

We’ve already shared with you our method of making pizza just a little bit healthier: the tortilla pizza. But now we’re taking that to a whole new level with the pizza pocket. It may look simple, but trust us: this is so tasty and spectacular you will want to eat it every night of the week. read more

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Video: Mash-topped Mushroom and Swede Pie

Mash-topped mushroom and celeriac pie

This mushroom and swede pie is one of those classic cases where you start off with one thing and end up with another. This pie was originally going to be done to a recipe I had found, but with the one change of taking off the pastry and using mash as a topping instead. Then I realised I didn’t have some of the ingredients. I ordered celeriac,  but swede came instead. And after a while, I ended up making something that was totally different to what I intended – but almost certainly better. read more

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O’Neills Halloumi Burger

O'Neills Mushroom and Halloumi Burger

Back when J and I were living 2 hours apart, we had a little routine when he would come to visit me. The O’Neills pub in St Albans featured heavily in this routine, as a place where we would often go to drink and eat. In fact, it’s where we went on the night we first got together, so there are plenty of memories there. We now live too far away to head back to that exact branch, but recently headed into London for a bit of Irish nostalgia at the King’s Cross venue. read more

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Vine Recipe: Chicken and Mushroom Skillet

This recipe is so rich, you won’t want to stop eating it. We decided to try out a chicken and mushroom skillet because it’s the kind of recipe that normally you can really only do with real meat. How would it work with a meat substitute? We decided to give it a try, treating the Quorn chicken as if it was real chicken. read more

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The Hop Pickers Mushroom Burger

We don’t usually head out to Ashford, but recently managed to meet my parents there while they were on the way to France. Next to the  hotel where they were staying is a conveniently located pub with a rustic atmosphere, The Hop Pickers. The menu is fairly limited, so it’s a good job they had one thing that appealed instantly: a mushroom burger. read more

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Maxwells: Veg-Out Burger

I have to introduce you to my new favourite place to eat. Reader, meet Maxwells. 

Well, alright, when I say eat, I really mean drink. But to be fair, a drink at Maxwell’s is sort of like a meal anyway. Case in point: their freakshakes, which are really just desserts with a liquid component. Here’s the oreo freakshake, topped with an ice cream sandwich, layers of cream, and broken up oreos, and with an oreo milkshake on the inside. read more

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