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    ASTONISHing Aldi!

    Just a quick heads up for fans of the Astonish range of cleaning products - Aldi's are now stocking some of their products, and pretty cheap too.

    Bathroom Cleaner / Kitchen Cleaner - 75p.
    All...
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    Re: Meat free mince withdrawn?

    Dear God, it's not going to turn that this has horsemeat in it too.
  3. Thread: Aldi

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    Re: Aldi

    It's pretty hit and miss with the veg (I remember reading that they often get the veg that the bigger supermarkets don't want).
    Sometimes their cauliflowers/broccoli are fantastic - other times you...
  4. Re: What's been your most exciting find since turning vegan?

    I'm the same.
    When I first went (ovo-lacto) vegetarian I had to learn how to cook, as I lived with my mum at the time and didn't trust her to be able to give me "real" veggie food (not that I...
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    Re: Home made flour grinder?

    It's not really so much about cost efficiency, but more to do with that I always have tons of dried chickpeas, rice etc (which I can pick up pretty easily nearby) and I could just make up the flour...
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    Home made flour grinder?

    I think I've mentioned beforehand that I seem to be having problems with gluten in my diet, so I've decided to go completely gluten free (like my diet isn't restrictive enough as it is! I can't even...
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    Re: Favorite vegan breakfast?

    I've been meaning to check out chickpea flour omelettes for a while now - how "convincing" are they?
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    Re: Pictures of good vegan food you've eaten! (2)

    Well, myself, I was vegetarian first (tried veganism but just about everything I at had eggs in it as some level) and living with my mum, so I actually had to learn how to cook.
    Going vegetarian...
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    Re: Pictures of good vegan food you've eaten! (2)

    Ok, not sure why that double posted.
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    Re: Pictures of good vegan food you've eaten! (2)

    Poppadoms are awesome.
    Over here in Blighty we now consider them our own (well, on a Friday night anyway - with a hot curry and several cold lagers!).

    If you can't get them at your local...
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    Re: Aldi

    Just a quick head's up to you beer drinkers out there, they now have Bateman's COMBINED HARVEST multigrain beer in stock (alc 4.7%) at 1.39 a bottle - it's a pretty pleasant pale ale which I would...
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    Re: Non Soy Yoghurt?

    Gonna be e-mailing them within the next 24 hours myself.
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    Re: Non Soy Yoghurt?

    Yup, we have Oatly over here - I have some of their oat milk and oat cream but haven't seen any yoghurt as of yet. Hopefully it'll be unleashed in the UK some time in the near future as it's killing...
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    Non Soy Yoghurt?

    Well it seems that I am officially soy intolerant, which as you can imagine is a pain in the arse. In reality it's not "too" problematic as I can just switch to almond milk, but my real problem is...
  15. Thread: B&M

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    Re: B&M

    Just the cherry and strawberry flavoured ones here in Grimsby.
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    Re: B&M

    Well I've just got started on a bottle of the cherry flavoured one (for medicinal purposes, of course....) and can definitely say I shall be buying a few more bottles.....(for when I'm ill again...of...
  17. Re: Strange "gelatine" kind of stuff in beans....???

    UPDATE :

    Well I emailed the manufacturers and it seems it's pretty normal :

    Dear sir

    Firstly please accept our sincere apologies for this regrettable incident. The reason the beans have a...
  18. Re: Strange "gelatine" kind of stuff in beans....???

    Makes sense. It's like I said though, I've never seen it before so was a little concerned.
    I "think" the beans are haricots.
  19. Strange "gelatine" kind of stuff in beans....???

    I just opened a tin of Royal Crown "White Salad Beans" (from B+M) and was surprised to see that they were in a strange gelatine like, well, jelly.
    I've never had beans like that before so am a...
  20. Thread: B&M

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    Re: B&M

    My local store now has Vanilla Flavoured Alpro Light, 1ltr for 39p - bbe June 2013.
    Also really good for large tins of lentils and "salad" beans for around about 50p.
  21. Thread: Aldi

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    Re: Aldi

    [QUOTE=mchelle81;716022]Oh my god cheese and onion crisps !!!!
    Please please let them be vegan I have aldi down road from me I have to find them crisps[/QUOTE

    Well I decided to get a pack and...
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    Re: side effects from stopping milk?

    I know all about that. As I stated, if I have to go out I cannot eat a thing as if I'm caught short, not very nice.....

    I was an ovo-lacto vegetarian for quite some time before turning vegan, and...
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    Re: side effects from stopping milk?

    I think it is my own fault to be honest, that I don't get enough "fat" in my diet.
    Long before I even considered going veg*n I had already cut out things like salt and margarine from my diet, and...
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    Re: side effects from stopping milk?

    I'm another who can confirm the "pain of transition".
    When I went from - ahem - normal to ovo-lacto I had no problems.
    When I went from that to vegan, different matter altogether!
    For around a...
  25. Thread: B&M

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    Re: B&M

    Strawberry and Cherry wine? I'll look out for that, even though I don't normally drink........



    ......wine....

    :devil:
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    Re: B&M

    Just been today and came back with some "Nestle Carnation Dessert Mix : Chocolate Rice Pudding" which hopefully is going to be fine, it's definitely vegetarian and "looks" like it may be fine but I'm...
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    Re: B&M

    Looks like I gotta get my ass into town again for some cheap cream - if this bloody snow ever stops!
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    Re: Best ever hummus / houmous

    Indeed - a lot cheaper too, and the difference in taste isn't really that noticeable.
    I've actually made it with (home made) almond butter too and that isn't bad.
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    Re: B&M

    You know their kitchen roll is made from monkey brains???


    J/K!

    :thumbsup:
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    Re: Asda

    EH? Soy milk with fish oil in it?
    Are they taking the piss?

    You may as well put lard in halal friendly handwash.....
  31. Thread: Aldi

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    Re: Aldi

    I think they rely on US to buy the pates!
    In all fairness they are pretty good.
    My local store (Grimsby, England) had them reduced to 50p a couple of weeks back. Betcha can't guess what I'm...
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    Re: B&M

    Not been able to post for a few days (cheers Virgin!) due to my internet connection being down, but around about a week or so I picked up about 10 1ltr cartons of Provamel Chocolate Soy milk. Date...
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    B&M

    Occasionally B&M have a few decent vegan friendly items through their doors.
    In the past I've had Provamel soy cream for 25p, Provamel soy custard for 5op.
    At the moment they have Provamel...
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    Re: Aldi

    Still trying to find out about the Soy milk - everytime I phone I'm always in a damn queue that never seems to go down!!!!
    AAAAAARGHHH!

    Feel like Lister in Red Dwarf.......
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    Re: Aldi

    Well, concerning the Soy milk, I e-mailed Aldi but could only get through to their Press Office who didn't have a clue about the Soy.
    But, they gave me the phone number for Customer Services which...
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    Re: Aldi

    Indeed they are the Granovita ones - it looks like they are maybe getting them in a couple of times a year, so a good idea to bulk buy.
    I did only buy 3 the first time around this time to make sure...
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    Re: Aldi

    You are of course correct, I was just having a blonde moment (no offense to any blondes out there!) - must be my B12 deficiency!:lol:

    I do seem to remember seeing somewhere (when I first went...
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    Re: Aldi

    In regards to the Soy milk sold at Aldi, both the unsweetened and sweetened state "suitable for vegetarians" on the label, so presumably the Vit D will be D2, as I wouldn't think they could make that...
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    Re: UK - Special Deals

    I was in my local B+M store a couple of days ago (in Grimsby) and they have Provamel custard for 50p and cream for 25p.
    Not very long dates on them (custard - nov 2012, cream mar 2013) but still...
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    Re: Aldi

    Just a quick "BUMP" to let you all know that the pate's are back in store at Aldis - 99p now though, so have gone up a little in price, but still not bad.
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