Category Archives for Culinary

Cheesy sprinkle – vegan substitute for parmesan

Parmesan cheese is a dry Italian cheese, rich in taste, and tastes great on pasta and salads. For some vegetarians, especially for those who have just converted to a vegetarian diet, it may be a surprise that Parmesan cheese is not suitable for you – even if you include dairy in your diet. Why you […]

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Ghanaian cuisine the veggie way – trainee at Baobab restaurant

After almost a year in Ghana I can tell you one thing: if you don´t eat meat, you will have a limited choice of local dishes to choose from. Even food which does not contain meat, will be boiled with bones “to give taste”, or they will saturate it with maggi borth cubes cubes for […]

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Eat like a local in Nairobi

Kenya is magic. The diverse nature with its rich wildlife which attracts loads of tourists every year, the charming local language Kiswahili and the hospitality of people you meet. I´m honestly in love with this country! Growing up from the swamp during the time the British built the Uganda railway, the capital of Kenya – […]

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Eating vegetarian in Africa – mission impossible?

Many people wonder if eating vegetarian when they travel in on the African continent will be difficult, or even impossible. I promise you, it is not! You may even find some new favorite food! I have been traveling in different parts of the African continent, and I have never starved on my journey to taste […]

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Ghanaian recipe: red-red

Red-red is a popular dish in Ghana, and it is normally made vegetarian. To my knowledge, the spots in Ghana will prepare this dish without any broth from meat or fish, but you never know…. If you want to be sure to avoid meat and fish, ask them if they use meat or broth from […]

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Ghanaian recipe: groundnut soup

Groundnut soup is common to find in every chop bar in Ghana, but unfortunately all soups are cooked with meat or fish. To eat great veggie groundnut soup I go to either to Asaase Pa or Rising Phoenix in Accra – or I cook it myself! Just a few weeks ago I got the chance […]

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A six course vegetarian meal in Stadscafé de Waagh

Some meals are stuck in your memory forever – this six course vegetarian meal in de Waagh in Nijmegen is one of the meals which is still on my mind! In the stylish, but still cozy restaurant, a group of bloggers were delighted over this gourmet meal – the two young trainee chefs who ruled […]

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Where to eat: Moyo – Johannesburg, South Africa

Are you looking for some great veggie eats in South Africa? Oh, you will actually find them everywhere, I have hardly ever before been so happy about the vegetarian food anywhere in the world as during my ten days in South Africa! However, I would recommend that you visit Moyo anyway, it is a cool […]

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Vegetarian barbecue – skewers

I´m always excited about any occasion which involves friends and food, and this weekend I gathered with friends for the first barbecue of the year. Barbecues are usually a meaty affair for most people, and I – who have only meat-eating friends – always have to twist my head to find some nice options for […]

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Chocolate orange French macarons

The art of French macrons is all about using Italian meringue and to dry them properly before baking. While traditional meringue is made from egg white and sugar (sometimes also salt and lemon), the Italian meringue is made from egg white and sugar syrup. It gives you a stable meringue which will never fall apart. […]

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