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  1. Thread: Emulsifier

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    Re: Emulsifier

    What are the other ingredients listed around it? Maybe we could recognize something as being the emulsifier to which it refers.

    Otherwise your only option is as Bry says and to ask because on its...
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    Re: Pictures of good vegan food you've eaten!

    You have been to Maoz?

    Excellent, now you are a veteran you can take me there some day!

    Michael.
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    Re: Vegan ice cream?

    Strawberry B'Nice is okay. Not really a flavour I would normally go for but it was that or vanilla, and I already had some SG vanilla. It is more chewy than creamy (or is that just my freezer?),...
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    Re: Blue Dragon Products

    Hmm, I have had a moment.

    I used to buy the Blue Dragon Won Ton soup a long time ago. But then my local store switched from a vegetable one to an unsuitable version (prawn or chicken) so...
  5. Thread: Emulsifier

    by maikeru
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    Re: Emulsifier

    An emulsifier is something that binds otherwise uncombinable substances. If you try to mix oil and water they will remain separate, with little balls of oil sitting in the water, and so an...
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    Re: My tofu expired May 8th

    If it looks okay and smells okay then I reckon it will be okay. At least if it was me and seemed fine then I would still use it.

    And I sure I have been in that situation of of having tofu around...
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    Re: I just ate the most delicious... (2)

    I am sorry to say that now I have to love you. I am way too lazy to cook so properly so that was the coolest thing ever.

    Spoon out, stir, plonk, push, laa, bleep. Yum!

    My attempt at adjusting...
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    Re: Camping place wanted

    To be fair, there is a vast difference between someone's back garden and the side of a hill several miles from the nearest sheep, let along another human.

    Michael.
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    Re: Camping place wanted

    For some bizarre reason I bought a [probably not good enough to actually use because it was so] cheap tent on impulse last year and so decided that I probably should go and camp wild somewhere. That...
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    Re: Vegan hobbies in London - other than eating

    When it comes to a ride, I am sure you will do fine.

    Oh no. That came out all wrong.

    Michael.
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    Re: Pictures of good vegan food you've eaten!

    Do not forget to mention that the Warehouse is above a vegan shop! (It still is, I hope?)

    I used to know there from the city centre by the back street, rather than down Digbeth High Road. I...
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    Re: fav breakfasts

    Well there are lots of different options you can add to tweaking fried breakfasts, and yours is as good as any other!

    2. Sausage or bacon sandwich with brown sauce.

    3. Cover a plate in blue...
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    Re: Vegan hobbies in London - other than eating

    You just have a nice sit down and pump your legs!

    Seriously though, it is very easy but you can only learn by trying. I taught my ex how to ride a bike, and without even any minor medical...
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    Re: Vegan hobbies in London - other than eating

    But BWorthing sounded stupid!

    I do want to go to Eastbourne though, to see the cliffs. Albeit from a safe distance nowhere near the edge from the top of them.

    Michael.
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    Re: Vegan hobbies in London - other than eating

    There are lots of free talks and lectures on various subjects in London, although mostly on weekdays. I think the ones on this site are free:

    http://www.lecturelist.org/content/listby/region/3
    ...
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    Re: Vegan hobbies in London - other than eating

    Obviously I like the photography idea, just so long as it is does not have to be part of a bike ride. I did keep meaning to post the idea on the Meet Ups board as I think it was easily missed buried...
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    Re: Tamari? Shoyu? Soy sauce? Wheat free?

    I am really lost now, you asked what was the difference between the various types of sauce and yet you apparently know. So why ask?

    As I said, it was only my understanding and backed up to me by...
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    Re: Tamari? Shoyu? Soy sauce? Wheat free?

    That is not a UK product but an imported one, though. You can find web sites that sell all manner of products that are not officially available in this country.

    I really am not sure what point...
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    Re: Tamari? Shoyu? Soy sauce? Wheat free?

    I would say fairly well known, if not by name by the shape of the bottle!

    But they only sell a single Shoyu "soy sauce" here competing with the Chinese sauces, they do not sell a Tamari.
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  20. Thread: Sainsbury's

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    Re: Sainsburys

    Ahh. Yes... well... that is no good for me as I, erm, do not have internet access.

    Michael.
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    Re: Tamari? Shoyu? Soy sauce? Wheat free?

    I was able to visit H&B today and check a bottle of Sanchi Tamari. As I thought, and as stated on their web site, wheat is not an ingredient and it clearly states "gluten free" on the front of the...
  22. Thread: Sainsbury's

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    Re: Sainsburys

    I said recently on another thread I suspected the Sainsbury's Free From 'milk' chocolate was just a repackaged version of the Dairy Free/Humdinger/Sweet William one. And so I bought one of each to...
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    Re: Toasted sandwhich fillings

    My rule is Cheezly is only good for cooking. I make an exception for toasted sandwiches though - it still tastes like raw Cheezly. Nasty.

    But toasted Sheese sandwiches are nice, especially when...
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    Re: Vegan London

    Sorry. Having checked, and it seems it was the same place. It must have changed name or owners then as looking back in my Vegan Travel Guide (Published May 1998, mind) it was called "Café on the...
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    Re: Tamari? Shoyu? Soy sauce? Wheat free?

    I suspect that might be a mistake on the site as that page contradicts itself:



    I will try to remember to take a look t a bottle this week when I am next in a store as I have a different brand...
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    Re: Pictures of good vegan food you've eaten!

    If you have a good health food store they usually have it in the refrigerator with the tofu's and fake meat slices. It comes in a square plastic bag with either a green or blue big label. Not sure...
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    Poll: Re: Is the word 'vegan' a good one?

    Oh cobweb
    Sitting in the Arctic Ocean
    Though not literally
    Or you would have wet clothes on
    Although saying that you might

    This is the sort of thing
    We have been told to stop doing
    Taking...
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    Poll: Re: Is the word 'vegan' a good one?

    Are you are thinking of Vogons?

    Well I promise I am not one, thought my poetry is uncannily similar.

    Michael.
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    Re: Vegan Bento - Japanese style packed lunches

    If it helps make it seem less evil I reckon the Sainsbury's chocolate is just a repackaged version of the Dairy Free/Humdinger/Sweet William one anyway. Hmm, I really should do a taste test to...
  30. Thread: Saf London

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    Re: Saf London

    Is 222 not a "gourmet vegan restaurant" then?

    I have not been but I always thought it was.

    Michael.
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    Re: Why does no one sell real vegan cheese?

    As someone who likes Sheese but not other brands like Cheezly (except in cooking) I hope they do not try and change it to be like the other brands!

    But as you live in London if you go to the Whole...
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    Re: Tamari? Shoyu? Soy sauce? Wheat free?

    As I said, in the US the name Tamari is used for Shoyu and Shoyu for processed sauces. What you had is not real Tamari in the Japanese sense that the rest of the world uses, it is just confusingly...
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    Re: Vegan London

    Has that gone too? Never been there but heard of it.

    No, the place I mean is actually on the egde of the common, near Clapham Common Station. It is the shack like building just a short way along...
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    Re: Tamari? Shoyu? Soy sauce? Wheat free?

    As no one else has answered, this is my understanding:

    Shoyu is Japanese for soy sauce, of which they are many varieties. But the version we get is usually made with about equal measure of wheat...
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    Re: Vegan London

    I have only just discovered the café on Clapham Common that did fried vegan breakfasts was taken over a few years ago and stopped being all veggie.

    Not that I was intending on going, but...
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    Re: Vegan food hits Waitrose! (UK)

    Well when two swans love each other, the cob will gather reeds and grasses which the pen will then use to build a nest that they will reuse for the rest of their lives...

    Michael.
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    Re: Vegan food hits Waitrose! (UK)

    Budgens changed from being a chain to a franchise some time ago, so maybe one of the franchisees has sold their stores?

    Michael.
  38. Thread: Product Lists

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    Re: Product Lists

    Not good.

    Going by the Sharwood's web site - which has its own vegetarian/allergen list but ignores indicating vegan suitability - they do not even sell a honey & ginger sauce any more so it...
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    Re: Pictures of good vegan food you've eaten!

    Another photo and another foot.

    I really cannot wait for your third photo now.

    Michael.
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    Re: Vegan food hits Waitrose! (UK)

    They were voted the best supermarket for vegans in last year's Animal Aid supermarket survey. So there is probably information about on them on their web site.

    I think only Co-op and Sainbury's...
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