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Love, death and Quorn: vegetarianism in literature

Tolstoy, Percy Bysshe Shelley, Franz Kafka. Some of literature’s greatest, whose meat-free diets all beg the same question: how deep can getting Greggs’ vegan sausage roll really be? As it turns out, pretty deep. Hipsters and certain brands of vegan activism may have changed their image, but plant-based diets have roots as a subversive, anti-capitalist, Read More…

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“We were not trying to tell ‘the story’ of Palestine”: A Conversation Between Yotam Ottolenghi, Sami Tamimi and Tara Wigley

In certain corners of the Internet, the cauliflower renaissance is being celebrated. This is the result of a sustained culinary campaign waged by Yotam Ottolenghi, a part of his wider project popularising Middle Eastern food in the UK. The Ottolenghi brand is ubiqutous, popularised not only by that Loyle Carner song named after him, but Read More…