Vegetarian Life Australia

Vegetarian and vegan recipes, reviews and news for a healthy life

Vegan banana bread

This banana bread is vegan, delicious and very easy to make. It’s also a great way to use up ripe browning bananas that are too soft to eat neat. It can … Continue reading

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World Vegan Day 2015 – Melbourne

World Vegan Day brought in huge crowds to the Melbourne Showgrounds today. Ironically the horse racing carnival was right next door continuing on obliviously with its annual tradition of excessive … Continue reading

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Vincent’s Vegetarian Food Mart, Footscray

I’ve lived in Melbourne for 22 years and am embarrassed to admit I had never visited Footscray until last weekend. Saturday was a hot and steamy day and the fragrant … Continue reading

October 6, 2015 · Leave a comment

Vegan spinach and almond ricotta rolls

Sometimes an amazing recipe is created by taking an unintended path. My desire to replicate a vegan version of feta cheese (I really, really miss Greek salads!) ended in me … Continue reading

July 20, 2015 · 2 Comments

Red lentil coconut dahl

Cold wintry nights call for deliciously spicy comfort food. Bring on the red lentil dahl! I make a few types of dahl with different lentil varieties and added vegetables. Each … Continue reading

July 13, 2015 · Leave a comment

The greatest veg tofu scramble!

I’ve tried a few versions of tofu scramble at cafes and have never really liked any of them – too bland, too watery, etc. Today I made this recipe and … Continue reading

July 5, 2015 · 3 Comments

To fake or not to fake

As veganism grows in popularity and Melbourne experiences a burgeoning cruelty-free culinary scene, I’ve recently been reading some lively debate on social media around the issue of mock meat. Some … Continue reading

July 2, 2015 · 2 Comments

Dinner at Ren Dao

We had a fantastic celebratory dinner at Ren Dao in Melbourne’s Elsternwick last night.  The evening heralded the end of mid term exams for my son and we all felt … Continue reading

June 20, 2015 · 4 Comments

Roast veg vegan pizza

At least once a week I knock up a round of quick and easy vegan pizzas for dinner. Store bought bases make the process really painless. Yes I know, bought … Continue reading

June 16, 2015 · 2 Comments

Thai pumpkin and carrot soup

There’s nothing more satisfying than knocking up a pot of delicious soup for a cold winter’s day lunch. Today’s creation is a Thai influenced roast pumpkin and carrot soup. It’s … Continue reading

June 6, 2015 · Leave a comment

Working and cooking

In the last few months life has got really hectic. I’m juggling working full time in my own business, being a mum to a teenager at the pointy end of … Continue reading

June 5, 2015 · 2 Comments

Gong De Lin – a taste of Hong Kong in Melbourne

A recent night out at the Melbourne Comedy Festival started with drinks at the delightfully quirky Cookie beer hall in Swanston Street followed by a delicious and authentic vegetarian Chinese … Continue reading

April 14, 2015 · Leave a comment

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Lifelong vegetarian. 99% vegan. Londoner. Melbournite. Animal lover. Food experimenter. Mum. Partner.


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