I’ve gathered another crop from my edible balcony, some tasty jalapeño peppers! Now I need to decide what to make. I’ve seen a delicious looking recipe for Vegan Nachos on the BBC Food site. If you have any other recipe suggestions let me know in the comments 🙂 Advertisements
I got my hands on 2 great new plants to add to my edible balcony collection from the Brentford Dock Community Greenhouse. I got myself an exotic looking black tomato plant and spicy jalapeño plant. The Brentford Dock Community Greenhouse is an amazing place which is maintained by dock residents. Every Sunday residents can go … More Brentford Dock, the Most Plant Based Place in London?
Something amazing happened yesterday which I had to share. Something caught my eye crawling on my bedroom floor – it was a large fluffy bumble bee! It was very dozy and must have become exhausted trying to fly outside again. I remembered reading a piece about feeding bees sugar and water in an emergency to … More Reviving a Bee in an Emergency.
The sun is shining and I’ve just picked my first organic balcony tomato crop! As you may have seen in a previous post I’m growing plants including tomatoes, chillies, asparagus, potatoes and onions on my small London balcony. I’m using an organic seaweed fertiliser so I don’t have to use the animal bone products. I’m … More My First Organic Balcony Tomato Crop!
My small but beautiful first crop! I’ve been growing Pink Fir Apple potatoes and Red Baron onions on my balcony in a mini Poppy Veg Trug and railing pots and these were ready to harvest. More crops to come including tomatoes, strawberries, asparagus and chillies (free from Wahaca!). Have been feeding everything with an organic … More My First Organic Balcony Veg Crop
The festival season continued last weekend at a sunny Citadel in London – it’s an eclectic event featuring music, comedy, street food, science debates and even group yoga! Music highlights included Bastille, Friendly Fires, DMA’s and Tinariwen. The vegan and vegetarian street food choice was also diverse, highlights included vegan burgers, buddha bowls (award winning), … More Vegan & Veggie Festival Food at Citadel
It was Kew the Music at the weekend and we got the chance to see Garbage who put on an amazing show and we also got the chance to try Vegan Currywurst and fries from Getwurst. Consisting of a sliced seitan bratwurst sausage, sauerkraut, pickles with a homemade curry ketchup sauce and rosemary salted fries … More Vegan Currywurst and Garbage in Kew
Last Friday I undertook the annual pilgrimage to the Just V Show at London Olympia. It’s a great place to try new vegan and vegetarian products and try samples – you sometimes get a freebie or two! As usual by signing up on the website tickets were free. I was joined by my pal Rosemary … More Top 5 highlights at the Just V Show