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Homemade Halloumi is sooooo good.

Homemade Halloumi Let's get one thing out of the way. I adore Halloumi. No. That doesn't do it justice. I love Halloumi more than my first born. Okay. Maybe that's a wee bit too far. My love for Halloumi is somewhere between adoration and love for my first born. Let's look at the facts. It's cheese. It's cheese you can fry. I'm not sure I need to say anything more. If it could make me a coffee in the morning I'd marry it (sorry wife. Sorry Read More...

UK’s First Vegan Cheesemonger!

Vegan Cheesemonger arrives on the High Street! In a UK fist, an all Vegan cheesemonger has opened in Brixton, London. Sisters Charlotte and Rachel Stevens opened La Fauxmagerie doors in Brixton last Friday. We ADORE their mission statement: curate a selection of the finest plant-based cheeses the UK has to offer ensure our customers do not have to compromise on flavour or tradition as society transitions to a more plant-based future challenge the ideas we have about our everyday favourite foods and to Read More...

ALDI RELEASES GUNS N’ ROSES-THEMED CHEESES

Themed Cheeses and it's not even Christmas? It's normally around Christmas when the themed cheeses with interestingly names and flavours make an appearance. Aldi cares not for normality. Aldi cares only for cheese puns. Introducing their new range including the gloriously named 'Sweet Cheddar Of Mine.' Yes Guns n' Roses fans. Your cheese dreams have been answered. But wait. There's more. 'Girls Just Wanna Have Fontina', 'Billie Goat Is My Lover', 'Total Eclipse Of The Havarti' and 'Wake Me Up Before You Goat-Goat' are also making Read More...

Our Cheeses Really Are that Good!

Lovely customer feedback! We recently received feedback from Mrs W in Cheshire and we loved it so much we wanted to share it with...well… EVERYONE. So here it is in its entirety! 'I wanted to write to give some feedback re the Vegan cheese-making kit which I bought for a friend who has newly become Vegan.  I must admit, he was rather sceptical when he saw the gift (thought it might not taste too good!) but he has made the Parmesan and Read More...

Veganism Hits The High Street

High Street and Veganism Far from being a 'fashionable bandwagon' as some claim, the record numbers of people moving to a Vegan lifestyle shows that this may simply be the future happening today. Nothing shows this as much as the glut of High Street stores offering Vegan options. It's simple economics: if there wasn't a market, there wouldn't be products. Recently we had Greggs launched a Vegan Sausage Roll. Whether you're Vegan or not you're likely to have heard about them, Sticking with the Read More...

Easier to be ethically cool in 2019?

Ethically cool in 2019 More and more people are moving towards a Vegan lifestyle. Over 300'000 signing up for Veganuary alone in 2019. Is this the year Ethically Cool becomes mainstream? People on a plant based diet are now not only looking at what they're eating, but also what they're wearing. Los Angeles is hosting the world's first Vegan Fashion Week next month. It 'is designed to empower conscious brands and humans globally with an elevated platform for achievement, inspiration, and Read More...

Veganuary

What is Veganuary? Veganuary was launched in 2014 to encourage people to try vegan for January. Last year near 170,000 people took the pledge! Pledge? What pledge? When you sign up you'll get daily emails containing recipes, meal plans and tips, such as where to get your nutrients and how to stock your cupboards. You'll also get information about the impact of what we eat on our health, animals and the environment. And you'll be the first to hear about appeals, vegan Read More...
Cheese plate, red wine, grapes

Mulled wine cheese

So you like Christmas. You like cheese. And you like mulled wine. If only there was a way to combine them all. Wait. There is! Merry Christmas taste buds! Those fine folk at Wensleydale have created Deluxe Wensleydale Winter Punch which sees lovely Wensleydale with cranberries soaked with mulled wine. It's available to buy at Lidl. Read More...

How to say cheese in different languages.

We're a global community. We live in a world of cheap flights. The chances of you travelling are high. Though are you ready to explore? Are you really ready? Have you covered the important things? And no, I don't mean knowing where your travel documents, cash or credit cards are. I don't mean knowing where your Airbnb is, or if you've left a contact number with loved ones. None of the above are important. What I want to know is can you say 'cheese' in a Read More...

Mistaken identicheese.

Let's not beat about here. This is what we're here to discuss: https://twitter.com/James_Dator/status/888879298349867009?ref_src=twsrc%5Etfw%7Ctwcamp%5Etweetembed%7Ctwterm%5E888879298349867009&ref_url=https%3A%2F%2Fwww.sbnation.com%2Flookit%2F2017%2F7%2F24%2F16019286%2Fsquash-cheese-grocery-store This sets the scene perfectly. One man goes to the store for groceries, the other goes because butternut squash isn't cheese. Now, most of us are aware the butternut squash isn't cheese, but the store assistant tried to be helpful: https://twitter.com/James_Dator/status/888879666148331521 The customer says it wasn't clearly labelled. Which is fair enough. https://twitter.com/James_Dator/status/888879837116588032?ref_src=twsrc%5Etfw%7Ctwcamp%5Etweetembed%7Ctwterm%5E888879837116588032&ref_url=https%3A%2F%2Fwww.sbnation.com%2Flookit%2F2017%2F7%2F24%2F16019286%2Fsquash-cheese-grocery-store Our hero suggests otherwise. The store offered a refund. https://twitter.com/James_Dator/status/888880731988140034?ref_src=twsrc%5Etfw%7Ctwcamp%5Etweetembed%7Ctwterm%5E888880731988140034&ref_url=https%3A%2F%2Fwww.sbnation.com%2Flookit%2F2017%2F7%2F24%2F16019286%2Fsquash-cheese-grocery-store The customer wanted cheese. Cheap cheese! https://twitter.com/James_Dator/status/888881180879269889?ref_src=twsrc%5Etfw%7Ctwcamp%5Etweetembed%7Ctwterm%5E888881180879269889&ref_url=https%3A%2F%2Fwww.sbnation.com%2Flookit%2F2017%2F7%2F24%2F16019286%2Fsquash-cheese-grocery-store He wanted cheap cheese AND he had guests Read More...