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The vegan consumer market has been taken by storm in recent months, with the overhaul of Alpro, the US – and hopefully soon to be UK’s – release of Quorn’s Vegan Burger, MooFree’s mouth-watering new range of chocolate bars, Swedish Glace’s seasonable frozen cheesecakes and the release of the first British-made and ready-to-eat vegan pizza from Redwood’s.
In fact, with such a sumptuous array of topical and innovative new products to sample, I have taken it upon myself to review a handful of the ones that immediately catch the eye and initiate the salivation – most typical of the notorious fictional character, Homer Simpson.
Well, Christmas day is over and whether you’re sad, relieved or simply couldn’t care less, it’s strange to think that, as a nation, we spend over four months preparing for this holiday yet it is over in an instant. However, it is the season of good will and a time of giving, so, I thought I’d hold a little competition.
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Thinking about it, I don’t think I’ve cooked myself a proper meal in weeks. Now, I’m not suggesting I’ve lost my appetite (far from it) but for some reason, the motivation to cook a meal just hasn’t been there.
Flicking through magazines and cookbooks, I see recipes upon recipes of mouth-watering dishes, likely to spark inspiration in the mind of any aspiring cook – but not me. Why? I mean, I look at the pictures, I peruse the directions, I look again at the pictures, then read through the ingredients, yet whilst the foodie in me is screaming out to try these recipes and experiment with the flavours, I can’t seem to find the desire to cook.