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Veganuary. Are you taking the pledge?

Veganuary. Are you taking the pledge?

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Veganuary - what is it and will you take the pledge? From the official website: “Veganuary is a charity inspiring people to try vegan for January and throughout the rest of the year.”  Basically it’s a challenge to cut out meat, dairy, and animal by-products for a month. Taking the pledge via their website will not only add you to the annual statistics, it will provide you with support, recipes, tips and encouraging reasons to continue your journey throughout the month and indeed thereafter if that’s something you choose to do. Since its conception five years ago, Veganuary pledges have more than doubled each year and 2018 saw veganism go mainstream with weekly news headlines, supermarkets introducing new products, and restaurants catering to vegans. Vegans are no longer the crazy…
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The Nature Of Things Pop-Up

The Nature Of Things Pop-Up

  THE NATURE OF THINGS As a young, curious man from a small town in Brittany, Benoit Nicol began working with a French producer of natural extracts.  It set him on a life course that would bring him around the world, working and learning from the finest distillers and best ‘noses’. For over 20 years, from his base in New York, he worked with two of the best producers of natural oils in the world.  Their vast global network of farmers and distillers taught him about the importance of the terroir, where to yield the best oil from aromatic plants, the best time to harvest, how to prepare for extraction, the art of distillation and how to define what is a quality natural oil. ​The best ‘noses’ in the business…
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We’re Certified Organic…why is this important?

We’re Certified Organic…why is this important?

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Season willing, our fresh fruit and veg is both local and organic.  All of our produce is labeled with it's country of origin, and as organic when it applies.  At the moment the majority of our beautiful fresh Irish produce is organic, and when it's not it's label will reflect that. It's not always possible to source locally (e.g. bananas etc.) in which case we source and import certified organic produce.   (more…)
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Dublin VegFest 2018 is here!

Dublin VegFest 2018 is here!

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Dublin VegFest is back!  The two-day celebration is Ireland's biggest vegan food event...not just for vegans, everyone is welcome to try new foods and cruelty-free products, and soak up the super friendly atmosphere.  There will also be speakers, performances, and competitions, all taking place in Griffith College on Sept 22nd & 23rd. Here are our top 10 things to see/eat at VegFest. (more…)
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Pizza da Piero – A slice of heaven (feat. aubergine)

Pizza da Piero – A slice of heaven (feat. aubergine)

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Nowadays, unless it's for nostalgia purposes, there is no excuse for eating bad pizza.  If you can afford to eat out there are some amazing pizza joints in Dublin right now.  Or if you can't afford to eat out you can make your own (if you have the patience/have found the knack).  I can do neither so let me tell you, when I tried Pizza da Piero fresh artisan pizza base for the first time my heart and my palate did a little dance.  (more…)
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