I’m vegan and I’m in love with a meat-eater. When I first told my partner, T, that I was going to be vegan, he was really excited for me. He knew I’d been thinking about this for a while. Mixed-diet relationships can be difficult because eating is such a central shared experience, and I’m incredibly… Read More Honey, I’m a Vegan: 5 FAQs and how to answer them for a newly-vegan and non-vegan couple.
Week 7 of Funemployment, 7 April:
In the times of BQ (Before Quarantine), I attended a 5-day bread making course at Brettschneider’s Baking and Cooking School (highly recommended!)
At the end of the course, we were each sent home with a piece of ‘Little Johnny’, a sourdough starter to get us going on our own home baking adventures.
After conscientiously feeding Little Johnny for several weeks and managing to keep him alive (hurray!), I thought, why not put him to work and make some bread?… Read More The Four Kinds of Supporters I Lean On to Get Through Failure.
I became vegan in August’19, primarily for reasons around health and values.
Despite extensive research to ensure I was making the change from omnivore to vegan in a healthy, mindful way, there were still a few things that surprised me. … Read More Becoming Vegan: 8 Things I Didn’t Expect
People give up certain food types for all sorts of reasons – allergies, ethics, climate-change, general well-being.
But does giving something up necessarily mean deprivation?… Read More Why you can have your cake AND eat it: even when you’re going gluten, dairy and egg-free