Vegetarian Life Australia

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

More pies … vegan mushroom and broccoli with cashew cream

So the other day I tried round two of vegan pie making 101. This time I attempted a mushroom, broccoli and cashew cream pie. Cashew cream has become my go-to … Continue reading

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Amazing vegan curry pies

For Christmas my lovely sister-in-law gave us a Sunbeam Pie Maker. By Boxing Day a whole new culinary genre had itself opened itself up to me. The pie machine makes … Continue reading

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Birthday dinner at Smith & Daughters

There as so many excellent vegetarian and vegan restaurants in the Fitzroy area that I rarely get to because we live across the city at the beach. It always seems … Continue reading

December 16, 2015 · Leave a comment

Vegan banana and choc chip muffins

So I decided to try adapting my vegan banana bread recipe to make muffins. The result was “delicious” according to my household’s chief teenage taste-tester. The recipe was exactly the … Continue reading

December 3, 2015 · Leave a comment

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

November 15, 2015 · 1 Comment

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

November 1, 2015 · Leave a comment

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

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Lifelong vegetarian. 99% vegan. Londoner. Melbournite. Animal lover. Food experimenter. Mum. Life-partner.

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